Lots of news to post, both happy and sad…here goes!

Alexandria advances to candidacy

Congratulations to PhD student Alexandria Hudson, who aced her proposal defense and advanced to candidacy. Great job Alex! The lab all went out to celebrate.



As a reward, Alex and her husband Clay got a new puppy. Welcome to Phoenix, the newest fuzzy lab member!




Welcome to Sofia

Welcome to new undergraduate researcher Sofia Grande! Sofia is a neuroscience major at WSU Vancouver and joined the lab this week.


Former lab member passes away

Former lab technician Dustin Manning (B.S. WSU Vancouver 2013) passed away in late November after a battle with opioid addiction. Dustin had a big heart and loved to help his friends and family. Our hearts go out to his family, and to all those struggling with addiction.