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Thesis Defense – August 2014

Amanda TroyAmanda Troy Pic Congratulations to Amanda Troy, Graduate Student in Dr. Kirsteen Browning Lab.

Amanda presented her thesis defense “Diet-induced Modulation of Vagal Sensory Signaling” in August, 2014.

2014 Graduation Awards

Jessica Ann ImmonenImmonen,Jessica Congrats to the 2014 recipient of the Neural  and Behavioral Sciences Award.

We wish Jessica the absolute best as she has moved onto Rocky  Mountain University of Health Professions to start her career.


Jared SmithJBS Head shot 


 Jared worked in Dr. Kevin Alloway’s laboratory in University Park. Jared received the following honors at the Penn State College of Medicine Graduation Ceremony

  • Dean’s Award for Scholarly Achievement
  • Linda L. Flickinger Award for outstanding scholarship in Neuroscience research in the Neuroscience Graduate Program.

We wish Jared the best as he continues his success working in the laboratory of Dr. Patrick Drew at University Park campus.

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