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Nielsen Recognized as Honors Tutorial College Distinguished Mentor

From left, Dr. Corinne Nielsen and Samantha Selhorst

When the Honors Tutorial College recognized outstanding mentorship at its May 3 graduate reception, one of four Distinguished Mentor awards went to Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences. Nielsen was nominated by Samantha Selhorst, a graduating HTC Neurosciences student, who completed senior thesis research in Nielsen’s lab. See […]

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May 14, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Selhorst Takes Top Honors with Outstanding Senior Thesis Award

Samantha Selhorst

  Samantha Selhorst, an Honors Tutorial College senior in Neuroscience, received the top award for Outstanding Senior Thesis on May 3 at the HTC graduate reception. Her thesis is titled “Endothelial deletion of Rbpj leads to perivascular abnormalities in the brain.” Selhorst completed her senior thesis research in the laboratory […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

Nielsen Receives NIH Funding to Study Perivascular Cells in Brain

From left, Subhodip Adhicary (TBS graduate student), Samantha Selhorst (HTC Neuroscience student), Dr. Corinne Nielsen (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences)

Dr. Corinne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 AREA supports projects that introduce undergraduate and graduate students to meritorious research; thus, a significant portion of the grant funds will support stipends, experimental allocations, and […]

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May 14, 2019 at 10:22 amResearch

HTC and Biological Sciences Thesis Presentations, April 2019

The Biological Sciences Department announces a series of thesis presentations by Honors Tutorial College and biology students in April 2019. Anika Friedman (HTC Neuroscience) presents “A Computational Model of Neurofilament Kinetics Relating to Axonal Caliber Growth and the Neurofilament Slowing Phenomenon” on Thursday, April 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:30 pmEvents In Class Research

HTC Neuroscience Student Studies Underlying Pathology of Rare Brain Condition

HTC Neuroscience student Samantha Selhorst with Neuroscience Program Director Dr. Daewoo Lee at Neuroscience Research Day (photo: Muhammad Fauzi)

By Amanda Biederman Rare diseases are often understudied, but Honors Tutorial College Neuroscience student Samantha Selhorst is working to characterize the pathology of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) under the direction of Biological Sciences professor Dr. Corinne Nielsen. Selhorst was recently awarded first prize for her thesis work in the undergraduate competition […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:14 amResearch

Four Biology Undergrads Receive Kopchick Awards for Research Projects

Mitchell Harberson and John Kopchick at the 2017 Kopchick Fellowship Awards Ceremony

Four undergraduate Biological Sciences students received awards from the John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology/Translational Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Support Fund. These awards provide up to $1,500 for undergraduate students working with MCB/TBS faculty and conducting translational medical research and scholarly activities. Recipient: Mitchell Harberson, Biological Sciences Mentor:   Kevin […]

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November 17, 2017 at 8:38 amResearch