Fast Track Master's Graduate Students

Sepeedeh Azizi

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Katie Copelas

Katie Copelas

UMass Amherst, 2020, BS Biology, BS Psychology (Neuroscience Track)

Research Interests: Circuitry behind maternal behavior in mother rats in an effort to identify subregions of and evaluate recruitment of offspringresponsive populations of the medial preoptic area that project to the infralimbic cortex and the ventral tegmental area during maternal caregiving behavior.  
Bryan Dec

Bryan Dec

B.S in Biology at UMass Amherst 2020

Research Interests: I research a sensorimotor gating circuit using electrophysiological field recordings and Immunohistochemistry
Kelly Fischer

Kelly Fischer

BS in Biochemistry and molecular biology, UMass Amherst

Research Interests: I am interested in deepening our understanding of decision making in the nudibranch sea slug Berghia stephanieae through the use of chemical cues and the animal's olfactory system and a new rapid behavioral assay  

Chungyan (Tom) Lee

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Ani Maroyan

Ani Maroyan

BS in Psychology, minor in Biology, UMass 2020

Research Interests: Understanding the olfactory navigation of Berghia stephanieae when their olfactory organs are severed and allowed to regenerate.  

Kelsi Watkins

Advisor: Paul Katz
Katz Lab

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