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Michelle W. Antoine

Education:

B.S., Biology and Mathematics, Spelman College; Ph.D., Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dissertation:

A causative link between inner ear defects and long-term striatal dysfunction

Thesis Advisor:

Jean Hébert, Professor of Neuroscience and Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Research Topic:

I research mechanisms of plasticity that help maintain normal brain physiology in the face of environmental insults or intrinsic genetic mutation.

Mentor:

Daniel Feldman, Professor of Neurobiology, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley

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