Neuroscience Major and Honors Program Member Receives Honorable Mention Westminster …

– About News & Events Neuroscience Major and Honors Program Member Receives Honorable Mention Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016 Recent graduate, Brenna Guard, neuroscience major and member of the honors program, received honorable mention for her poster presentation, “The Role of Acetylcholine in Expression in a Rat Model of Addiction” at a regional neuroscience symposium. Among 60 presenters, Guard was one of four students to be honored for her poster at the Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professionals of the Southeast (SYNAPSE) at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. Guard performed this work with Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology and chair of the neuroscience program. Together, the pair investigated the relationship between acetylcholine, a nervous system compound, and the expression of addictive behavior using rats…


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