In 2007, I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor's degree, having studied Microcellular Biology, Physiology and Neurobiology and Spanish literature. I became interested in neurobiology, and found an advisor in Prof. Maria Rubio. Under her supervision, I studied the pathway of different neurons in the brainstem. I continued with a Master's in neuroscience (2009) with Prof. Jacob Harney at the University of Hartford, where I completed a thesis on the transgenerational effects of ketogenic diets on behavior and development. I am most interested in the molecular and morphological changes that result from the environmental disruptors.
Gudsnuk KM & Champagne FA, (in press), Epigenetic influence of stress and the social environment. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal
Gudsnuk KM & Champagne FA, 2011, Epigenetic effects of early developmental experiences, Clinics in Perinatology 38:703-17.
Gudsnuk KA, 2010, Effects of the ketogenic diet on puberty, memory, fertility and subsequent offspring. University of Hartford.
Rubio ME, Gudsnuk KA, Smith Y & Ryugo DK, 2008, Revealing the molecular layer of the primate dorsal cochlear nucleus. Neuroscience 154:99-113.
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