Amy Arguello, Assistant Professor
Amy received her B.S. from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and was introduced to research through the Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program. She completed her graduate training at UTSW Medical Center at Dallas under the guidance of Dr. Amelia Eisch and
postdoctoral training with Dr. Rita Fuchs Lokensgard at Washington State University.
Interesting fact: Amy's favorite jelly-belly bean flavor is popcorn.
Lucky joined the lab in Fall 2022, as a grad student in the BNS Program. He received his B.A. in Applied Psychology and M.A. in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience from San Diego State university (2022) studying the effects of moderate ethanol and omega-rich diet on cardiovascular and liver function. Interesting fact: Lucky has a playlist with over 200 hrs of his favorite songs.
UNDERGRAD & Post-GRAD Students
Chris received his B.S. in Neuroscience (with minors in Bioethics and Philosophy, Lyman Briggs) Chris joined the lab in Sum 2021, his project uses circuit tracing and automated cell quantification methods to understand how adolescent drug self-administration impacts relapse.
Interesting fact: Chris shares the same birthday with Stephen Hawking.
Christian graduated with Honors from MSU (Spr 2022) with B.S. in Neuroscience and Psychology (Lyman Briggs). Christian joined the lab in Sum 2022 and aims to pursue graduate studies.
Interesting fact: Christian is a Spider-Man fanatic and enjoys reading comic books.
Shambhvi joined the lab in Spr 2022 of her freshman year (Lyman Briggs). She is majoring in Neuroscience and Human Biology and received a Lyman Briggs Summer 2020 Research Award. Interesting fact: Shambhvi's childhood dream job was to become an astronaut.