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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Lucas Albrechet-Souza, MSc., PhD

 

Lucas Albrechet-Souza, MSc., PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
lucas_albrechet@hotmail.com


 

 

 

 

I received my B.S. in Biology and my Ph.D. in Psychobiology from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. I went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in the lab of Dr. Marcus L. Brandao at University of Sao Paulo studying the neural basis of fear and anxiety in rats. After that, I worked with Dr. Klaus A. Miczek, initially at Tufts University in Boston-MA as a post-doctoral fellow and then in Brazil, in the lab of Dr. Rosa M. M. de Almeida, as a young researcher, in an international cooperation between Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and Tufts University to investigate the neurobiology of dysregulated behaviors, including fear, anxiety and alcohol/drug abuse.

Currently, my research has focused on investigating changes in brain mechanisms induced by social stress in rodents, with special emphasis in the involvement of corticotropin-releasing factor in discrete brain areas on stress-induced escalation of alcohol consumption using a combination of behavioral, pharmacological and molecular tools in rodent models.

Outside the lab, I enjoy travelling, cooking and exploring new places. I am a wine and food enthusiast.

 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 
Lab Instructor - Nicholas GilpinNicholas Gilpin, PhD
ngilpi@lsuhsc.edu

I completed my undergraduate training in Psychology at University of Texas at Austin, and my Ph.D. in Psychobiology at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. I went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in the labs of Drs. George Koob and...
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POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS
 
Post-Doctoral Fellow - Elizabeth Avegno, PhD Elizabeth Avegno, Ph.D.
eavegn@lsuhsc.edu

I received my B.S. in Biology from Southeastern Louisiana University and my Ph.D. in Physiology from Louisiana State University Health Science Center. My long-term research interest is...
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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Marcus Weera, PhD Marcus Weera, Ph.D.
mweera@lsuhsc.edu

Marcus received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Purdue University. Marcus's overarching research interest is in...
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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Marcus Weera, PhD Lucas Albrechet-Souza, MSc., PhD.
lucas_albrechet@hotmail.com

I received my B.S. in Biology and my Ph.D. in Psychobiology from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. . I went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in the lab of Dr. Marcus L. Brandao at...
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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Marcus Weera, PhD Udita Datta, PhD
udatta@lsuhsc.edu

I obtained my Bachelors of Science in Botany and Master’s degree in Environmental Science from University of Calcutta, India. My doctoral degree in Biological Sciences was awarded by...
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GRADUATE STUDENTS
 
Graduate Student - Allyson SchreiberAllyson Schreiber
aschre@lsuhsc.edu

I received my B.S. in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University, and am currently working towards my M.D./Ph.D. at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center...
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Graduate Student - Zachary Stielper Zachary Stielper
zstiel@lsuhsc.edu

I received my B.S. from Centenary College of Louisiana in Biology and Neuroscience, and I am currently pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. at Louisiana Health Sciences Center...
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Graduate Student - Zachary Stielper Taylor Templeton
ttemp2@lsuhsc.edu

I received by B.S. in Biopsychology from University of California, Santa Barbara. Now I am pursuing my Ph.D. at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. I am currently researching...
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RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
 
Research Associate - Tom Lobell, M.S. Tom Lobell, M.S.
tlobe1@lsuhsc.edu

I received my B.S. in Neuroscience in 2013 and my M.S. in Neuroscience in 2014 from Tulane University. While at Tulane, I worked in the Dohanich lab, studying the role of...
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BIOENGINEERING STUDENTS


 
Graduate Student - Zachary Stielper Ben Knapp
bknapp@tulane.edu

I am currently pursuing a B.S.E. at Tulane University in Biomedical Engineering and I am completing a yearlong undergraduate thesis working in the laboratories of...
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PAST LAB MEMBERS
 
Research Associate - Brandon Baiamonte Brandon Baiamonte, PhD

Former post-doc that left the lab in 2013.

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Emily Roltsch, PhD Emily Roltsch, PhD

Former post-doc that left the lab in 2014.

Britta Baynes Britta Baynes

Former student that received her Master's degree in 2015.

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Annie Whitaker, PhD Annie Whitaker, PhD

Former post-doc that left the lab in 2016.

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Christy Itoga, PhD Christy Itoga, PhD

Former post-doc that left the lab in 2016.

Research Associate - Renata ImpastatoRenata Impastato

Former technician that left the lab in 2015.