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The Barson Lab Members

Current Lab Members

Jessica R. Barson, PhD

Jessica R. Barson, PhD

Surya Pandey, Graduate Student

Surya Pandey

Andrew Gargiulo, Graduate Student

Andrew Gargiulo

  • Doctoral Student, 2015 – present
  • BS in Neuroscience & Cognitive Studies, minor in Psychology, 2014, Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss.

Genevieve Curtis, Graduate Student

Genevieve Curtis

  • Graduate Student, 2017 – present
  • BS in Neuroscience, 2014, Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

Andrea Fowora, Master's Student

Andrea Fowora

  • Master’s Student, 2017 – present
  • MS in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, 2018 (expected), Drexel University College of Medicine
  • BS in Microbiology, 2016, Pennsylvania State University, College Park, Pa.

Anuranita Gupta, Undergraduate Volunteer

Anuranita Gupta

  • Undergraduate Volunteer, 2016 – present
  • BS in Biology, 2018 (expected), Drexel University
  • Project title: Characterization of neuropeptides in the thalamic paraventricular nucleus

Priyanka Shah, Undergraduate Volunteer

Priyanka Shah

  • Undergraduate Volunteer, 2017 – present
  • BS in Biology, 2019 (expected), Drexel University

Justina Toma, Undergraduate Volunteer

Justina Toma

  • Undergraduate Volunteer, 2017 – present
  • BS in Biology, 2020 (expected), Drexel University

 Lilia Sanzalone, Research Assistant

Lilia Sanzalone

  • Research Assistant, 2017 – present
  • BA in Molecular Biology, 2016, Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass.

Past Lab Members

Preeti Badve, Research Assistant

Preeti Badve

  • Research Assistant, 2015 – 2017
  • MS in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, 2015, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • BS in Psychology and Biological Sciences, minor in Chemistry, 2013, Carnegie Mellon University
  • In her spare time, Preeti likes to sing and bake

Osman Ozel, Volunteer

Osman Ozel

  • Volunteer, 2015
  • Medical student at Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa Medical School
  • Project title: Anxiety as a predictor of ethanol drinking

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Neuropeptide disturbances images from the Barson Lab at Drexel University College of Medicine.