ZENV Lab Alumni

Lab alumni (last 5 years)

Graduate students:

William Jessup, MS Biology 2018

Thesis: Analyzing the health of the Anacostia River through zebrafish development and behavior

Karli Wensel, MS Biology 2018

Thesis: Physiological and behavioral effects of riluzole exposures in wt and sod1 mutant zebrafish


Emma Lucore, MS Biology 2018

Thesis: Effects of time to first feeding and opportunity to learn on the survival and growth of zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae


Carly Clayman, Ph.D. Behavior Cognition and Neuroscience 2017

Dissertation: Behavioral and neurochemical effects of ethanol and caffeine exposure in juvenile and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio)


Rebecca Wilken, MS Biology 2017

Thesis: Anatomical and behavioral outcomes of toxicant exposure in the anacostia river: building a zebrafish (danio rerio) model of biological river health


Cassie Gould, MS Biology, 2016

Thesis: Fornestane, not PCB1254, is a potent aromatase inhibitor and a possible model for anti-estrogenic endocrine disruption of sensory systems


Matt LeFauve, MS Biology, 2016

Thesis: Impacts of heavy metals on gross morphology and visual behavior in zebrafish


April Meier, MA Biology, 2016

Thesis: A color processing review of the zebrafish retina


Carly Clayman, MA Psychology, 2016

Thesis: The role of ethanol pre-exposure in ethanol-induced conditioned place preference (CPP) and reward pathways in zebrafish (Danio rerio)


Mandy Ng, MS Biology, 2016

Thesis: The effects of chemotherapeutic drugs on zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae


Ryan O’Donnell, MS Biology, 2015

Thesis: Large scale in vivo zebrafish screen of small molecule glutamate agonists


Masha Reider, Ph.D. Behavior Cognition and Neuroscience 2014

Dissertation: Brain and behavior development in hypothyroid zebrafish


Zaid Tanvir, MS Biology, 2013

Thesis: ERG analysis of on-center bipolar cell function in glucose-treated zebrafish


Chioma Aligbe, MS Biology, 2013

Thesis: Effects of the new generation hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier, Oxyvita™, on pial artery diameter in healthy rats (Rattus norvegicus)


Marco Pelli, MS Environmental Science, 2013

Thesis: Behavioral changes in adult guppies as a result of fluoxetine exposure


Undergraduate students:

Julie Delgado, BS Biology 2018

Elizabeth Schott, BS Biology 2018

Hussain Khalfan, BS Biology 2018

Erin Swartz, BS Biology, 2018

Christina Hwang, BS Biology, 2017

Erin (Ji Won) Shin, BS Biology, 2017

Matt Bunce, BS Biology 2017

Anisa Santiago, BS Public Health, 2017

Julia MacDougall, BS Biology, 2016

Emily Gerardi, BS Biology, 2015

Gabrielle Essix, BS Public Health 2015

Juana Cerna Sanchez, BS Public Health, 2015

Elizabeth Davidson, BS Public Health, 2015

Carly Slack, BS Biology 2014

Eli McComb, BS Biology 2013

Lila Reiber, BS Biology, 2013