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  • Janelle LeMon

    Janelle is a forth year graduate student in the BNS program and studies disordered eating in an individual differences model of binge eating in rats

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  • Athanasios Kondilis

    Athanasios is a DO/PhD candidate in the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Cell and Molecular Biology respectively. He received bachelor’s degrees in psychology and molecular and cellular biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His current research involves using in-vivo DREADD and optogenetic mouse studies to investigate the role of the GHSR receptor in […]

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  • Jenna Lee, PhD

    Why is it so easy and satisfying to over-eat tasty food even when we know better? My research interests lie in exploring biological and environmental factors that mediate over consumption of palatable foods. With a background in ingestive behavior from Purdue University, I continued to examine these factors by researching the influence of physical activity […]

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  • Alex Johnson, PhD

    Current Position Associate Professor (June 2018–present) Department of Psychology, Member of Neuroscience Program and Cell and Molecular Biology Program Education and Employment History B.Sc Hons Psychology Coventry University (1999-2002) PhD Experimental Psychology Cardiff University (2002-2006) Post-doctoral Research Fellow Johns Hopkins University (2005-2009) Associate Research Scientist Johns Hopkins University (2009-2012) Assistant Professor Michigan State University (2012-2018)

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  • Nicollette Russell

    Nicollette Russell is the lab manager of the Johnson Lab. She completed a post-baccalaureate program in Medical Neuroscience from Michigan State in 2018 and graduated from the Honors College of Michigan State in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Nicollette is an aspiring medical student who is interested in pursuing a career in […]

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  • Andrew McLocklin

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  • Ben Fry

    Ben Fry is a Ph.D. Candidate and University Distinguished Fellow in Behavioral Neuroscience at Michigan State University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a focus in Neuroscience Summa Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University in May of 2017. In August of 2019 he was awarded the degree of Master of Arts in […]

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  • Lauren Raycraft

    Lauren Raycraft is a third-year graduate student in the Behavioral Neuroscience program. She graduated from Michigan State in 2016 with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Psychology, as well as minors in: Nutritional Science, Women and Gender studies, Health Promotion, and Bioethics. Lauren’s research interests focus on the neuropeptide Melanin concentrating hormone and its role […]

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