Scripps Florida - The Scripps Research Institute Department of Neuroscience

Department of Neuroscience

TRAINING PROGRAMS

Graduate Students

The Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research Institute Florida offers opportunities for graduate research with an interdisciplinary approach. Students have access to a variety of core resource facilities and specialized equipment related to neuroscience research ultimately enabling research without limitations during their training.

We are excited to have the following graduate students pursuing their research within the Department of Neuroscience:

Brian Huang

Jo-Hao Ho, National Taiwan University
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Laura Bohn, Ph.D.
Research Interests: The pharmacological properties and biochemical signaling of 5HT2AR and opioid receptors and their roles in psychiatric diseases.

Brian Huang

Wen-Chin "Brian" Huang, National Taiwan University
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Damon T. Page, Ph.D.

Eddie Grinman

Eddie Grinman, Hunter College
Graduate Student of Biological Sciences
Mentor: Sathya Puthanveettil, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Studying the link between certain lncRNA and neuronal spine formation and branching.

Clint Kinney

Clint Kinney, Georgetown University
Graduate Student of Pharmacology & Physiology
Mentor: Baoji Xu, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Neural control of appetite and body weight.

Murat Kilinc

Murat Kilinc, Bilkent University (Turkey)
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Gavin Rumbaugh, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of SynGAP in neocortical development.

Sophia Park

Sophia Park, University of Arizona
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Srini Subramaniam, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Elucidating the role of mTOR signaling in both normal brain function as well as in Huntington’s disease.

Xiaofan Zhang

Xiaofan Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Ronald L. Davis, Ph.D.
Research Interests: