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Tyler Bland


Tyler

About Tyler

Biography:

I was born and raised in Elk, Wa where my family (dad, mom, brother) live out in the boondocks.  I enjoy doing things with my family like skiing, fishing (especially bow fishing), camping, and boating.  My brother and I enjoy seeing movies at the movie theatre and going rock climbing.  I like to play soccer and basketball and the occasional volleyball game.


Undergraduate Education:

Whitworth University 2012
B.S. in Chemistry (Biochemistry Track)
Minor in Biology

Current research topic:

I am interested in the degeneration of neurons in diseased states and the possibility of regenerating these neurons via neurogenesis in the peripheral nervous system.  I am also interested in studying the various aspects of synaptic plasticity.

Other Interests:

Tyler has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and enjoys helping high schoolers learn more about Him in his church youth group.  He also plays guitar for his church’s worship team.

Awards/Honors:
Magna Cum Laude – Whitworth University (2012)

Major Advisor:
Krzysztof Czaja
Year entered PhD Program:
2012
Contact email:
Tylerbland@vetmed.wsu.edu 
Last Edited: Apr 09, 2013 9:47 AM   

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