This page contains honors theses produced by senior Neuroscience majors. For a list of all honors theses since 2011, click here.


Theses from 2024


Adaptation of Immunopanning Protocols: OmpF as an External Marker for Extraction of Regenerated Retinal Neurons, Madeline S. Ewell


Perceived Natural Scene Sizes Modulate The Effect of Clutter In Visual Search, Wentao Si


Aldicarb sensitivity is altered in two strains with novel V-ATPase mutations in C. elegans., Natalie Elizabeth Young

Theses from 2023


Investigating the Effects of Valence and Arousal on the Boundary Extension/Constriction Phenomenon, Ava E. Axelrod

Theses from 2020


Tet2 and H2A.Z Negatively Regulate Memory Formation in the Hippocampus, Anas Reda


Assessing Task-dependent Flexibility and the Temporal Dynamics of Object Categorization, Alyssa Magill Rohan

Theses from 2019


Depth of Processing of Visual Scenes Not Consciously Perceived, Wanyi Lu


Learning Induces DNA Methylation to Encode, Consolidate, and Recall Memory in the Hippocampus: Are Tet And Tcf4 Candidates for Intellect?, Xinyuan Zhang

Theses from 2018


ECT and DBS: Depression Treatments and their Perceived Threat to Personal Identity, Katrina A. Muñoz


The Role of Diagnostic Objects in the Temporal Dynamics of Visual Scene Categorization, Julie Stitt Self

Theses from 2017


Data driven approaches for investigating molecular heterogeneity of the brain, Alexander J. Andonian


Lateralization of Dysregulated Gene Expression in Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome and Manipulating the Methylome to Enhance Memory, Alex R. Gogliettino

The Developmental Trajectory of Oxytocin-Dependent Changes in Psychosocial Adjustment Across Adulthood, Kate A. Moody

Theses from 2016

Effect of Endogenous Oxytocin on Psychosocial Adjustment as Moderated by Emotional Receptivity, Adriane Raftery Spiro

Theses from 2015

Individual and Synergistic Effects of Oxytocin and Dopamine on Fluid Intelligence, Ramya Ghantasala


Decreased Attentional Abilities are Related to Dissociation in Undergraduates: An Exploratory Study of Dissociation, Cognition, Sleep and Mood, Hannah L. Weiss

Theses from 2014

Neuromodulatory Effects of Delta Opioid Receptors on Accessory Olfactory Bulb Processing, Abigail Jane Alexander

Theses from 2013

Meta-affective processing and its relationship to serotonin and BDNF systems, Lauren A. Demers

Dominant and subordinate male odors elicit different patterns of synaptic and intrinsic plasticity in accessory olfactory bulb mitral cells of female mice, Samantha Marie Landino

Peripheral Levels of Oxytocin and Affective Processing in Relation to Schizotypy, Laura Kolker Max

Theses from 2012


The β-lactam antibiotic ceftriaxone as a treatment for the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia in 6-OHDA-lesioned rats., Caroline B. Neville