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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Neuroscience Graduate Students

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Student Profiles

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Students are attracted to our program from all across the country and around the world to pursue research in many facets of neuroscience. Several of our students have written about their experiences at BCM. Read the profiles below to learn about our students.

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Lyndsey Aponik Gremillion

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Mentor: Brett Foster, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Neuroscience
Undergraduate school: Brigham Young University

Gabe Escobedo

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Undergraduate major: Neuroscience
Undergraduate school: Texas A&M University, College Station

Emily Leptich

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Mentor: Rachel Arey, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, Linguistics
Undergraduate school: University of Arizona

Elise Mangin

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Mentor: Nuo Li, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Biology
Undergraduate school: Texas A&M University, College Station

Stelios Papadopoulos

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Mentor: Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Undergraduate school: University of California, Davis

Gabriella Perez

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Mentor: Joanna L. Jankowsky, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Chemistry
Undergraduate school: Texas A&M University, Kingsville

Sharon Stevens

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Mentor: Matthew N. Rasband, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Neuroscience
Undergraduate school: University of New Hampshire

Lindsay Teliska

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Mentor: Matthew N. Rasband, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Undergraduate school: Quinnipiac University

Kiara Vega Bellido

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Mentor: Daoyun Ji, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Biology
Undergraduate school: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

Joy Zhou

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Mentor: Roy V. Sillitoe, Ph.D.
Undergraduate major: Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
Undergraduate school: Rice University

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Neuroscience first year students 2019
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Supporting Your Success

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From our extensive research resources, including advanced technology core labs and numerous collaborative research centers, to academic and support services, which include career development and physical and mental wellness services, we are committed to providing the resources and services you need to realize your goals.

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Student Voices

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Graduate student Asante Hatcher discusses the relevance of team skills for his career plans and his involvement with BCM's unique Team Launch program.

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Amanda Brown: Student Corner

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Amanda Brown, a student in Baylor’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about what drives her fascination with science, her interest in science communications and her future plans in academia.