NEUROSCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENTS

Grace Porter

 
Grace Porter

Hometown

Twinsburg, Ohio


Education

BS, Psychology

Kent State University - Kent, Ohio


Lab Association

Jason O'Connor, Ph.D.


Hobbies and Interests

Reading, sewing and playing with cats


Research

Grace's project involves investigating the role of BDNF in regulating the brain-based consequences of chronic stress or inflammation. The goal will be to identify mechanisms by which genetic disruption of the BDNF system contribute to a state of vulnerability for the development of neuropsychiatric symptoms.