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Quinton Banks

QuintonBanks

 Neuroscience

Area of Doctoral Study: Neuroscience (UMB)

Undergraduate Institute: Grinnell College

Research Advisor: Martin Schneider, Ph.D.

Description of Research

My research is focus on the study of  excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle. Specifically, I examine conduction velocity across skeletal muscle membranes. I also study the charge movement of the DHPR, one of the receptors necessary for muscle contraction, and how it relates to calcium release from the sarcoplasmic reticulum