Area of Doctoral Study: Neuroscience
Undergraduate Institute: University of Texas, El Paso
Other Graduate Institute: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Research Advisors: Patricio O’Donnell, M.D., Ph.D.(UMB) / Toni Shippenberg, Ph.D.(NIDA)
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow at National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Description of Research
Neuromodulation and interaction of neuronal circuits that mediate cognitive, affective, and motivational behaviors: implications for psychiatric disorders.