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Kathleen Carmichael
Title: Pre-doctoral IRTA
Office(s): Transgenesis Section (TGS)
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Kathleen obtained her B.A. in Neuroscience from Swarthmore College in 2019. She is currently a Neuroscience Ph.D. candidate in the Brown-NIH Graduate Partnerships Program working under the supervision of Dr. Huaibin Cai in the Transgenics Section of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics.  Her thesis project aims to examine the physiological and pathological role of glutamatergic input to a subset of substantia nigra dopamine neurons that are preferentially degenerated in Parkinson’s disease.

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