DSU student trio earns awards at Neuroscience Symposium and Poster Session

By Submitted News Posted Dec. 15, 2015 @ 9:12 am Delaware State University students Joseph Lombardo, Karla Sanchez and Xenia Davis received awards at the eighth annual Neuroscience Symposium and Poster Session in Newark. Lombardo, a neuroscience postdoctoral research fellow from Torino, Italy, won first place in the post-doctoral/research assistant category for his poster, “Prolonged Spinal Network Activation Induces Adaptive Alterations in Spinal Motoneuron Intrinsic Excitability.” Sanchez, a neuroscience doctoral candidate from Bowie, Maryland, won second place in the graduate division for her poster, “Astrocyte Neuron Interactions in Synchronous Bursting Behavior.” Xenia Davis, a sophomore biological science major from Wilmington, won the third-place award in the undergraduate division with her poster, “Synergistic Damage of Commercially Available Environmental Toxins in Parkinson’s Disease Models.” The symposium was held at the Delaware Biotechnology…


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