Teaching

Teaching Experience

  • Northern Kentucky University, 2018-present
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO 208)
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (BIO 208L)
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (BIO 209L)
    • Introduction to Biology I and Lab (BIO 150/L)
    • Introduction to Neuroscience (NEU 101)
    • Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (BIO 425L)
    • Neuroanatomy and Lab (NEU 301/L)
    • Perspectives on Brain Illness and Injury (HNR 220)
  • Williams College, 2014-2018
    • Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 101) – Course Coordinator F’2015
    • Introduction to Neuroscience (PSYC 212/NSCI 201)
    • The Brain, Behavior and the Immune System (PSYC 312/NSCI 312)
    • Neuroscience Senior Seminar (NSCI 401)
    • Perspectives on Psychological Issues (PSYC 401)
  • Duke University, Teaching Assistantships 2010-2012
    • Fundamentals of Neuroscience (Neurosci 114) Instructor: Dr. Warren Meck
    • Biological Bases of Behavior (Neurosci 101) Instructor: Dr. Christina Williams
    • Introduction to Psychology (Psychology 101) Instructor: Dr. Christina Grimes

Mentorship

Northern Kentucky University Mentoring 2018-present
  • Center for Integrative Natural Science and Mathematics (CINSAM) UR-STEM Program
    • Michael Kennedy
    • Mitchell Ketron
    • Erin Matthews
    • Jarred Simpson
  • Honors College Capston
    • Olivia DeMoisey
    • Noah Ragland
    • Alexandria Smith
    • Madeleen Weaver
  • Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity Award
    • Jennifer Toyo
  • NEU 492
    • Clemence Debacq
    • Lisa Massie
    • Sara Steffen
  • NKU Academic Year/Summer Research Assistants
    • Addie Green
    • Mark Middendorf
    • Taylor Peach
    • Ashlee Taylor
    • Shabnam Tursunova
    • Christopher Wallace
Williams College Mentoring 2014-18
  • Honors thesis advisor
    • Syed Hussain Ul Fareed Bukhari ‘18
      • The effects of hyperglycemia and neonatal immune activation on rodent offspring anxiety-like behavior and inflammation
    • Marianna Frey ‘18
      • Neuroinflammatory model of Alzheimer’s disease elucidates neural and cognitive effects of systemic inflammation throughout adulthood
    • Terrance Mensah ‘17
      • The effect of inflammation and traumatic brain injury on context-object discrimination in the mouse
    • Lauren Claypoole ‘16
      • The effect of neonatal inflammation on neural inflammation and anxiety behavior in selectively-bred rats
    • Kathryn McNaughton ‘16
      • Effects of sex and pro-inflammatory cytokines on context discrimination memory
  • Independent Study (NSCI 397/8; PSYC397/8)
    • Rachel Oren ‘18
      • Combined impact of chronic mild stress and fluoxetine treatment on depressive-like behavior in adolescent rats
    • Olivia Clark ‘17
      • Impact of maternal high fructose diet and neonatal inflammation on juvenile rat anxiety-like behavior
    • Amelia Hidalgo ‘17
      • The effect of hypertension and inflammation on anxiety-like behavior and hippocampal-dependent learning
    • Syed Hussain Ul Fareed Bukhari ‘18
      • Interaction of gestational diabetes and neonatal inflammation on neonatal pup anxiety-like behavior
    • Jesse Rodriguez ‘16
      • Metabolism and the Immune System: a bidirectional relationship
    • Moneesha Mukherjee ‘15
      • Effects of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis on synaptic stability in the hippocampus
  • Williams College Academic Year/Summer Research Assistants
    • Moneesha (Rani) Mukherjee ‘15 Candice Dyce ‘17
    • Sara Lehman ‘17
    • Amelia Hidalgo ‘17
    • Mikaela Cordasco ‘18
    • Syed Hussain Ul Fareed Bukhari ‘18 Lauren Steele ‘18
    • Rachel Oren ‘18
    • Hayley Tartell ‘18
    • Masen Boucher ‘19
    • Aria Kim ‘19
    • Jessica Kim ‘19
    • Anna Leonard ‘19
    • Sabrina Sanchez ‘20
    • Emaun Irani ‘20
Duke University Mentoring 2010-2014
  • Graduation with Distinction Advisor
    • Geoffrey Houtz ‘14
      • The effects of neonatal handling on opiate self-administration and subsequent glial activation
    • Emily Ngan ‘13
      • The role of microglia in addiction in a mouse model
    • Agnes Chao ‘11
      • Effects of environmental enrichment on neurogenesis, gliogenesis and the CNS immune response to inflammatory challenge
  • Howard Hughes Vertical Integration Program (Summer Students)
    • Geoffrey Houtz ‘14
    • Hanna Kemeny ‘13
    • Emily Ngan ‘13
    • Arin Pamukcu ‘13
    • Akhil Sharma ‘15
    • Haley Sullivan ‘15

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