Sofia Lopez

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B.S. in Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 2014


Admission year: 2015

Advisor: Shelly B. Flagel 

Current project: My thesis work will aim to elucidate the interaction between stress and dopamine in a model of individual variation in cue-motivated behaviors

Teaching experience: Graduate Student Instructor for Neuroanatomy (Neuroscience 570/571)

Honors, grants & awards: NSF GRFP  recipient (2017-present) , NSP Associate (2017),  Rackham Conference Travel Grant (2016), NHSN Scientific Development Travel Fellowship(2016), NIDA T-32 Training Program in Neuroscience (2016-2017), Early Stage Training in the Neurosciences T-32 (2015-2016)

Service & leadership: Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute DEI committee member(2017-present), SACNAS fundraising coordinator (2017-present),