Graduate Student: Jessica Higginbotham
Born March 16th in St. Louis, MO.
Raised in the suburbs of St. Louis and completed undergraduate work at
Saint Louis University.
Saint Louis Univeristy,
B.A., 2012. Major: Psychology
Current research topic:
Utilizing transneuronal tracers (Pseudorabies Virus) to map
and compare differences in aggressive and non-aggressive mice.
Jessica enjoys keeping busy with her energetic
two-year-old, Alivia and her boyfriend, Roberto.
In their free time they enjoy watching football, hockey, and supporting
the best team in baseball, the St Louis Cardinals.
Furthermore, Jessica enjoys cooking, bike riding, the outdoors, shopping,
pinteresting, art, hugging trees, and overall trying new things.
She hopes to continue her research examining addiction behavior and
Year entered PhD Program: