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Principal Investigator

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Simon Pieraut, Ph.D

Contact Information

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Neurobiology, Science University of Montepllier, France, 2008

  • M.S., Neurobiology, Science University of Montepllier, France, 2004

  • B.S., Animal Physiology, Science University of Nancy, France, 2003

Professional Biography

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, 2016 - present

  • Research Associate (Anton Maximov lab.), The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 2009-2016

  • Ph.D. student, Research Assistant (Frederique Scamps lab.), Institute of Neurosciences Montpellier, Montpellier, France, 2004-2009

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Current lab members

Graduate Researchers

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Marika DeFerrari

Graduate student

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Pacifique Rukundo

Graduate student

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Isabella McGowen

Graduate student

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Undergraduate Researchers

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Surya Suvvari

Undergraduate student

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Sydney Milay

Undergraduate student

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Eesha Nanduri

Undergraduate student

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Recipient of the INBRE UROP program 2019 

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Maxwell Miyasato

Undergraduate student

ENDURE program (NINDS)

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Alumni

Postdoctoral researcher

Brielle Bjork, Ph.D

Postdoctoral researcher

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Ting Feng, Ph.D

Associate Researcher

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Lab Technicians

Undergraduate Researchers

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Aizel Nadonga

Undergraduate Researcher

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Zhibang Lin

Lab Technician

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Christian Alicea

Lab Technician

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Samantha Savalli

Undergraduate Researcher

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Valeria Lopez Guerrero 

Undergraduate student

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Blake Sieck

Undergraduate Researcher

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Ruby Lopez-Flores

Undergraduate Researcher

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Priyanka Senthil

Undergraduate Researcher

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Axel Rivas

Undergraduate Researcher

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Catherine Bonuel

Undergraduate Researcher

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Kyle Coffman

Undergraduate Researcher

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Cynthia Lee

Undergraduate Researcher

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Recipient of the INBRE UROP program 2017 and of the Nevada Undergraduate Research Award year 2017‐18

Grant Cook

Undergraduate Researcher

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Mireya Ambriz

Undergraduate Researcher

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