Senior undergraduate Sarah Philippi was selected to present her Alzheimer’s Association-funded research at the 2019 Posters on the Hill event in Washington, DC. Sarah was the only student selected from the state of Wisconsin! She will present her work on… Read More
Lisa Taxier successfully defended her Masters thesis entitled, “Dickkopf-1 blocks 17β-estradiol-enhanced object memory consolidation in ovariectomized female mice” on Oct. 18. Congratulations Lisa!!
Congratulations to Jaekyoon Kim, who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on August 1! Jaekyoon’s thesis was entitled, “The effects of G-protein-coupled estrogen receptor (GPER) on cell signaling, dendritic spines, and memory consolidation in the female mouse hippocampus”. His next stop… Read More
Junior Sarah Philippi was awarded a 2018-2019 Senior Excellence in Research Award by the Office of Undergraduate Research to support her senior thesis research next academic year! Sarah will be studying how sex, estradiol, and APOE genotype affect neural structure… Read More
Graduate student Lisa Taxier was named the winner of UWM’s inaugural Three Minute Thesis competition! This competition encourages students to effectively explain their graduate research projects in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The competition drew… Read More
Graduate student Jaekyoon Kim has been awarded a 2018 travel award to attend the upcoming Organization for the Study of Sex Differences conference in Atlanta, GA. Jaekyoon will be presenting his work on the cell signaling mechanisms underlying estrogenic regulation… Read More
Graduate student Lisa Taxier and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Wendy Koss were awarded Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Awards to attend the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC in November, 2017. Both presented their posters at a special poster… Read More
Jaekyoon Kim, a senior graduate student in the lab, is the first author on a recently published paper in Psychoneuroendocrinology entitled, “Distinct effects of estrogen receptor antagonism on object recognition and spatial memory consolidation in ovariectomized mice”. Jaekyoon’s studies indicate… Read More
On August 29, grad student Jennifer Tuscher successfully defended her doctoral dissertation entitled, “The role of the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex in the estrogenic regulation of memory”. Congratulations Dr. Jen!
Dr. Frick’s NIH-funded grant to study cell-signaling and growth factor mechanisms underlying estradiol’s beneficial effects on memory formation was recently profiled as one of the top 6 NIH-funded research projects at UWM. See the article at: http://uwm.edu/news/top-6-nih-funded-research-projects-uwm/.