Aman Upadhyay is a graduate student in the Neuroscience PhD program.
His current project is the investigation of DTR-mediated silencing of interneurons in the LTMR-Z. Future projects will look at the role of specific interneuron classes in recovery of motor behavior following spinal cord injury.
Nofar Engelhard is a graduate student in the Neuroscience PhD program.
She is interested in the corticospinal projections that extend from the sensory cortex and innervate the dorsal horn of the spinal cord. Her project involves characterization of these inputs as well as identification of their functional role in the perception of touch.