News and Updates

October 2021

  • Ford Foundation Fellows Conference – Poster presentation
  • AAIC Neuroscience Next Excellence in Mentoring Award
  • Paper published in JCM special issue, “Hindbrain Administration of Oxytocin Reduces Food Intake, Weight Gain and Activates Catecholamine Neurons in the Hindbrain Nucleus of the Solitary Tract in Rats”

September 2021

  • HHMI Gilliam Fellows Conference – Poster presentation

June 2021

  • HHMI Gilliam fellowship
  • Hulu i29 ‘Your Attention Please’ film project (airing July 29th)
  • GWIS Fellowship
  • Panelist for Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology LISTEN session

May 2021

  • Took time off to rest, facilitate community events and hang out with friends and it was lovely.

April 2021

  • SBN Welcome Initiative Award
  • Wendy Helmer Award, UMass Amherst
  • OSSD Travel Award
  • OSSD Poster Presentation: Effects of aromatase inhibition on hippocampal gene expression in the common marmoset.

March 2021

February 2021

  • I brushed my teeth every single day please clap
  • Letrozole RNAseq study complete!
  • MUSE officially a 501c3 nonprofit!

January 2021

December 2020

  • UMass Predissertation Award

November 2020

October 2020

August 2020

June 2020

  • Selected as a Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) Associate through the Society for Neuroscience.

May 2020

  • Early Career Award! Very honored to be nominated by such inspiring and supportive peers and my advisor.

April 2020

  • CRF Travel Award Recipient
  • CRF Grant Writing Program Acceptance

March 2020

  • NSF GRFP Honorable Mention

February 2020

  • I got rejected from almost everything I applied for! 🙂 Nice to share the failures too when so often we only see others successes
  • Data Blitz Speaker – NEURON

November 2019

September 2019

  • Co-presenter at CNS Symposium

August 2019

  • Spaulding-Smith Fellowship recipient
  • On Ramp Program – UMass Amherst

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