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Jennifer Cheng

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Jennifer Cheng

Cohort: 2014-2015

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kevin Caldwell & Dr. Andrea Allan

Department: Neurosciences

Home Institution: Wesleyan University

Research Interests: Rescuing neurogenesis deficiencies caused by prenatal alcohol exposure by reducing maternal stress or manipulating microRNA turnover during fetal development

Scholar Description

I graduated from Wesleyan University in 2011 with a BA in Neuroscience & Behavior. My background is in anxiety, epilepsy, and Alzheimer's Disease peptide folding. I will be working on rescuing neurogenesis deficiencies caused by prenatal alcohol exposure by reducing maternal stress or manipulating microRNA turnover during fetal development with my mentors, Dr. Kevin Caldwell and Dr. Andrea Allan

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