People

Yetunde Akinlaja

Yetunde Akinlaja

PhD Student
2021~

Ulises Arbelo

Ulises Arbelo

Research Assistant
2019~

Chris Fekete

Chris Fekete

PhD student
2018~
Neuron-OPC interaction

Awards:
Publications:
Presentations:

Owen Greene

Owen Greene

Research Assistant
2021 ~

Akiko Nishiyama

Professor

Other affiliations:
Institute of System Genomics, Institute of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

akiko.nishiyama@uconn.edu
Office phone: 860-486-4561   Office location: PBB631
Address: 75 North Eagleville Rd Storrs, CT 06269-3156

Friederike Pfeiffer

Visiting Assistant Professor

Other affiliations: Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Recipient of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Global Fellowship

 

Youfen Sun

Youfen Sun

Research assistant
2003~

Mouse colony management

Jordana Weinberger

Jordana Weinberger

PhD Student
2021~

Elliott Wilion

Elliott Wilion

PhD Student
2021~

Matan Doron

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MS Student
2022 ~

Undergraduate Researchers

 
  • Mata Doron, sophomore, Individualized major
  • Lianshi Chen, sophomore, PNB major

Recent graduates

 
  • Amin Sherafat, Ph.D. (May 2021), currently at Boehringer-Ingelheim, CT
    • Publications:
      • Sherafat, Pfeiffer, Nishiyama, Front Cell Neurosci 2021
      • Sherafat, Pfeiffer, et al., Nat Commun 2021
      • Nishiyama, Shimizu, Sherafat, Richardson, Sem Cell Dev Biol 2021
      • Medved, ... Sherafat, et al., Glia 2021
      • Boshans, Sherafat, Nishiyama, Neurosci Lett 2020
      • Sherafat et al., Methods Mol Biol 2018
  • Zach Horning, M.S. (January 2020)
  • Linda Boshans Lee, Ph.D. (March 2020), currently postdoc at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    • Publications:
      • Nishiyama, Boshans, et al., Brain Res 2016 (review)
      • Gotoh, ... Boshans, et al., Glia 2018
      • Boshans et al., Front Neurosci 2019
      • Boshans et al., Neurosci Lett 2020 (review)
      • Boshans et al., Sci Rep (under review)
  • William Wood, postdoc 2015-20, currently at B. Riley Financial
    • Publications:
      • Zuo, Wood, et al., J Neurosci 2018
      • Gotoh, Wood, et al., Glia 2018
      • Medved, Wood, et al., Glia 2021
      • Boshans, ... Wood, et al., submitted