Congratulations to Lisa Taxier for successfully earning her PhD! Lisa will be starting a new postdoc in early 2022 with Dr. Tom Kash at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. All the best for continued success at UNC and… Read More
Postdoc Kellie Gross recently left the lab to join Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center as a Grants Specialist. Good luck Kellie in your new position! We will miss you!
Aaron Fleischer was awarded a 2021 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid-of-Research for his project, “Effects of 17beta-estradiol on ERK signaling and dendritic spine density in the medial prefrontal cortex and associated brain regions of ovariectomized mice”. Congratulations Aaron!
Dr. Frick is one of three new Distinguished Professors at UWM! She is one of only 27 current UWM faculty to hold this title. The distinguished professor designation recognizes faculty for their significant impact on, and contributions to, their fields… Read More
Graduate student Lisa Taxier was awarded an American Psychological Foundation/Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (APF/COGDOP) 2020 Graduate Student Research Scholarship to support her dissertation research on the role of astrocytes in the effects of estradiol on memory formation. Congratulations… Read More
Sarah Beamish, a second-year graduate student in the lab, was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) competition. Congratulations Sarah!
For the past several years, the Frick lab has provided a 4-week summer research experience to incoming freshman students as part of the UR@UWM program. See here for more information on the program and hear from Frick lab alums from… Read More
Graduate student Lisa Taxier’s first 1st-authored paper was recently accepted to the journal Hormones and Behavior. This project constituted Lisa’s Masters thesis and presented more challenges than we initially anticipated, so kudos to Lisa for her perseverance!
Graduate student Miranda Schwabe was accepted to attend the science communication workshop ComSciCon Chicago to be held at Northwestern University in late August! More information on this workshop can be found here.
Dr. Kellie Gross was notified that her postdoctoral NRSA (F32) fellowship application will be awarded by the National Institute of Mental Health! Kellie’s project examines the roles of matrix metalloproteinases and beta-integrin in the memory-enhancing effects of estradiol. Congratulations Kellie!!