Meet the Authors

D377B542-D209-4274-86CD-366FB0FDEC7D
Sarah Reitz
Co-Founder/Editor/Writer
Sarah is a Neuroscience PhD student at Penn in the lab of Dr. Max Kelz, where she studies how anesthetics act in the brain to produce unconsciousness. Outside of lab, she enjoys trying the many tasting menus in Philly, finding new breweries to tour, and bothering her two cats.
35051769_3756658550139_3748541829818089472_n
Carolyn Keating
Co-Founder/Editor/Writer
Carolyn is Penn Neuroscience PhD student in Kacy Cullen’s lab, where she studies traumatic brain injury. When she’s not stuck in the microscope room, Carolyn enjoys biking to breweries and daydreaming about her future dog.
IMG_2243
Nitsan Goldstein
Writer
Nitsan is a second-year student Neuroscience graduate student in Nick Betley’s lab studying the way the brain regulates basic survival behaviors like food-seeking. When not in lab, Nitsan enjoys playing any sport with a ball and watching documentaries on Netflix.
20151031_171718
Katerina Placek
Writer
Katerina Placek is a Penn Neuroscience PhD student working with Dr. Corey McMillan and Dr. Murray Grossman in the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center. Her research investigates the emergence of frontotemporal degeneration in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In addition to neuroscience research, Katerina spends quality time with her Jack Russell Terrier, Zoey, co-leads R-Ladies Philly, and runs on the Schuylkill River Trail.
IMG_2702 (2)
Greer Prettyman
Writer
Greer is a second year Neuroscience PhD student at Penn. She works in Dr. Daniel Wolf’s lab, where she uses fMRI to investigate motivation and psychosis risk. Greer can also be found reading novels, taking barre classes, and cuddling with foster kittens.
IMG_7912
Barbara Terzic
Writer
Barbara is a Penn Neuroscience PhD student in Zhaolan Zhou’s lab where she studies the role of specific genes in neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and epilepsy. In her free time she enjoys running, reading low-level fantasy fiction, and baking cakes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1
Claudia Lopez
Writer
Claudia is a Neuroscience PhD student in the lab of Dr. Kelly Jordan-Sciutto. She studies how HIV infection can activate processes that injure the central nervous system. Apart from doing science, she is usually playing soccer, going to concerts, and traveling.
unnamed (1)
Rebecca Somach 
Writer 
Rebecca is an NGG student who studies how brain circuits are changed after concussions. Aside from functional neuroscience, she also loves fantasy, stories, music and games of all kinds.

 

 

 

 

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: