Congratulations to Pharmacology Postdoctoral Fellow Brenda Gannon, Ph.D., who won the Postdoctoral Scientist Award for the Behavioral Pharmacology Division of ASPET!!!

Brenda Gannon, Ph.D.

Brenda Gannon, Ph.D., won the Postdoctoral Scientist Award for the Behavioral Pharmacology Division of ASPET at EB2017. The ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2017 was held in Chicago at the McCormick Place Convention Center from April 22-26, 2017.

The title of Brenda's poster is: 'Lorcaserin decreases the reinforcing effects of 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and cocaine in sprague-dawley rats'. In addition to prize money, she will also serve a one year term as the Postdoctoral Representative to the executive committee of the Behavioral Pharmacology Division of ASPET.

Experimental Biology (EB) is the annual meeting of six societies comprised of more than 14,000 scientists and 50 guest societies. Primary focus areas include anatomy, biochemistry and molecular biology, investigative pathology, nutrition, pharmacology, and physiology. EB 2017 is open to everyone with interest in the latest research impacting life sciences. Attendees represent scientists from academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations and industry. This multidisciplinary, scientific meeting features plenary and award lectures, workshops, oral and posters presentations, on-site career services and exhibits spotlighting equipment, supplies and publications required for research labs and experimental study.

Brenda conducts research in the lab of Greg Collins, Ph.D., Pharmacology Assistant Professor.

Congratulations Dr. Gannon!