Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research



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Vanderbilt University
465 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
615-936-1898
For more information,
please contact Denise Malone.



Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)



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Congratulations to our 2013 Conte SURE Students!

Our first class of Conte SURE Students have completed their projects and presented posters at the Vanderbilt University Summer Science Academy Eleventh Annual Research Symposium on August 1, 2013.

The Conte Center is proud of the students and their work, and extends gratitude to the faculty and their lab members for their efforts in mentoring the students.





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Widya Adidharma
Michigan State University, Class of 2014

"Somatosensory Function in Mice with ASD-Associated Serotonin Transporter Gly56Ala Variant"

Widya worked in the laboratory of Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D., Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.





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Ethan Guthman
SUNY Buffalo, Class of 2014

"Dopamine modulation of light-adapted oscillatory potentials"

Ethan worked in the laboratory of Douglas McMahon, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology and Biological Sciences.





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Katie Pemberton
Eckerd College, Class of 2014

"Ascertaining the Localization of Metallo-beta-lactamase 1 (Mblac1) in the Mouse Brain"

Katie worked in the laboratory of Randy Blakely, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology and Director of the Conte Center for Neuroscience Research.





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Will Schreiber-Stainthorp
Trinity College, Class of 2015

"The Effect of Fetal Cocaine on SERT I127M Mice"

Will worked in the laboratory of Gregg Stanwood, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology.