Undergraduates receive summer research fellowships!

So much good news to share for summer 2021! Three Lenz lab undergraduate research assistants were awarded fellowships to work full time on their research.

Dominic Franceschelli received an Office of Undergraduate Research URAP award and will be working with Courtney Dye on Neuroimmune contributions to an animal model of postpartum depression.

Habib Akouri also received an Office of Undergraduate Research URAPwill be working with Micahaela Breach on understanding the role of prenatal allergen exposure on shaping the development of the oxytocin system in rats and related social behavior.

Brooke Schatz, received the CBI SURF award to fund their summer research on a model of pediatric TBI, and will be working with Michaela Breach to study mast cell-microglia-synaptic interactions and behavioral outcomes after early life injury.

Congrats to all these hard working undergraduates!

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