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Graduate Student: James Clinton (Neuroscience)


James Clinton

James Clinton

About James...


Biography/Education:
James Clinton was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area.  He received his bachelor's degree in psychology with a focus in neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego. During his time as an undergraduate he worked in a diverse group of labs including: The La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine, looking at the use of allogeneic cytotoxic T lymphocytes for treating brain tumors; developing an animal model of Schizophrenia for testing novel anti-psychotics at the UCSD Medical Center; and exploring the cognitive deficits in aphasic stroke patients and language impaired children using functional magnetic resonance imaging at the Language and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, where he was employed as Lab Manager after graduating from UCSD. He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation in Dr. James Krueger's laboratory.

Current research topic:
Activity-dependent biochemical regulation of NREM sleep.

Other Interests:
Research interests: The tripartite synapse, optogenetics, multi-electrode array in-vitro electrophysiology.
Hobbies: Pool, reading, fixing/upgrading my computer, upgrading/breaking my car, travel.

Awards/Honors:
ARCS fellowship; Poncin scholarship

Major Advisor:
Dr. James Krueger

Year entered PhD Program:
2007

Contact email:
jclinton@vetmed.wsu.edu

Last Edited: Apr 09, 2013 9:49 AM   

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