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Department

Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Tara Barron

Graduate Student

Personal Statement:

Program:
IBMS Neuroscience Discipline

Lab Association:
Jun Hee Kim, Ph.D.

 


Education

Trinity University, B.S. in Neuroscience, Psychology

Research

Tara uses electrophysiology and Ca2+ imaging techniques to investigate oligodendrocyte excitability and its impact on Ca2+ signaling and oligodendrocyte lineage and development.

Awards & Accomplishments

First Place Graduate Student Poster, Center for Biomedical Neuroscience Retreat 2017

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Award, Department of Physiology Graduate Student Symposium 2016

Affiliations

Society for Neuroscience, AAAS

Publications

Berret, E., Barron, T., Xu, J., Debner, E., Kim, E. J., and Kim, J. H. (2017). Oligodendroglial excitability mediated by glutamatergic inputs and  Nav1.2 activation. Nature Communications, 8(557). doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00688-0. PMID: 28916793.