Amanda and Jason Join the Lab

November 1, 2017

Our first lab members join the team. 

Amanda Travis, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow. She completed her graduate work in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University under the tutelage of Dr. Vadim Arshavsky. She studied how the neurotransmitters, dopamine and GABA, play a role in dark adaptation of the highly light-sensitive rod channel of vision. Her work was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Jason Willer is a senior research specialist and lab manager extraordinaire. He spent the last 7 years working as a research technician for Dr. Nico Katsanis at Duke University. In that time he contributed to over 15 publications

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