Please click on the name of each student to learn more about them.
Advisor: Christopher Banek, PhD
Research Interests: Cardiovascular and Renal Physiology, Polycystic Kidney Disease
Personal Interests: Hiking, working out, and drinking lots of coffee
Parvin , I., Gauthier, M., Dennis, M. and Banek, C. (2021), Sequential Afferent-Targeted and Total Renal Denervation and Impact on Regulation of Arterial Pressure, Glomerular Filtration, and Sodium Handling in Sprague Dawley Male Rats. The FASEB Journal, 35:. https://doi.org/10.1096/fasebj.2021.35.S1.04343
Gauthier, M., Dennis, M., Parvin, I., Schwartz, K. and Banek, C. (2021), Cannabinoid Administration Does Not Affect Mean Arterial Pressure or Glomerular Filtration Rate in DOCA-Salt Hypertensive Rats. The FASEB Journal, 35:. https://doi.org/10.1096/fasebj.2021.35.S1.04100
Advisor: Andrew Fuglevand, PhD
Research Interests: Neurophysiology: Cognitive Development, Learning and Memory, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Cognitive Resilience, Movement/ Motor Control
Personal Interests: Volleyball, hiking, traveling, running, aerial silks, rock climbing, scuba diving, learning to play piano, spending time with family and friends
Advisor: Jared Churko, PhD
Research Interests: Cardiovascular Physiology, hiPSC disease modeling, Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Personal Interests: Swimming, Watching movies, Traveling, Spending time with family and friends
Advisor: Michael Grandner, PhD
Interests: Role of metabolism and obesity in aging.
Personal Interests: Rock climbing, weightlifting, snowboarding and science fiction.
Advisor: Heddwen Brooks, PhD
Research Interests: Cardiovascular Physiology and Cardiovascular Disease; Hypertension; Reproductive Physiology; Nutritional Sciences and Disease
Personal Interests: Reading, cooking and baking, spending time with loved ones and traveling.
Research Interests: Systems physiology, Gastrointestinal diseases, Gut microbiome, Immunobiology
Personal Interests: Trying new foods, watching crime movies, forensic science, spending time with my family and friends
Advisor: John Konhilas, Ph.D.
Amu EO, Ndugba SC, Olatona FA. Knowledge of Cervical Cancer and Attitude to Cervical Cancer Screening among Women in Somolu Local Government Area, Lagos, Nigeria; Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care. 2019; 31 (1) 76–85.
Advisor: Michael Grandner, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Sleep habits and exercise/academic performance, improving sleep efficiency
Personal interests: Anything outdoors, exercise, coaching cheer/tumbling, spending time with loved ones
Advisor: John Konhilas, PhD
Research Interests: Cardiovascular and Reproductive Physiology, CVD (Cardiovascular Disease), affects of sex differences on the heart.
Personal Interests: Being a Father, Photography, Gardening, and Swimming.
Advisor: Dawn K. Coletta, PhD
Research Interests: Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Personal Interests: Major foodie, dance, yoga, binge watching shows, and hanging out with friends and family!