Ph.D.: Zachary Gallaher (Neuroscience)
Born April 16;
Graduated valedictorian of Riverside High School (Chattaroy,
Washington) in 2003;
Enrolled at WSU fall of 2003 with a full-ride academic scholarship;
Worked as a research associate (1 year appointment) in the lab of
Dr. Krzysztof Czaja prior to entering Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Fall of
Washington State University,
B.S. in Neuroscience/Minor in Psychology (2007).
Current research topic:
Neurogenesis within the dorsal root
ganglia of the adult rat following nerve damage.
Hanging out "with my beautiful wife and three adorable
children", golf, soccer, yard work..
On WSU President's
Honor Roll throughout undergraduate career (2003-2007).
Graduated magna cum laude from WSU (2007).
Dr. Arturs Vitums scholarship in veterinary anatomy (2010).
Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) travel award
GPSA research assistant excellence award (2008-2009).
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists fellowship awarded by the
Seattle Chapter of ARCS (2008-2011).
Dr. Krzysztof Czaja
Year entered Ph.D. Program:
Year completed Ph.D. Program