News and Notes from Around the Lab
October 19-23, 2019 - Dr. Spencer travels to Chicago to attend the annual Society for Neuroscience (SfN) conference and present in a mini-symposium on Sex Differences in Drug Craving and Addiction-Like Behaviors in Rodent Models.
September 24, 2019 - Noor Ibrahim joins the lab as an undergraduate volunteer.
September 21, 2019 - Dr. Spencer travels with a contingent from the University (Dr. Linda Mcloon, Dr. Rocio Gomez-Pastor, and Dr. Gordon Smith) to present her work and promote the Graduate Program in Neuroscience at the 2019 MidBrains Conference at Augustana College, in Rock Island, Illinois.
September 12, 2019 - Amy and Lexi present posters at the inaugural Minnesota Symposium on Addiction Neuroscience (MnSAN).
September 9-November 1, 2019 - Mark Schonfeld joins the lab as rotating graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology.
September 6, 2019 - Amy presented a poster at the 2019 Department of Pharmacolgy annual retreat.
August 25-September 4, 2019 - Dr. Spencer travels to Braga, Portugal to attend the European Behavioral Pharmacology Society (EBPS) meeting.
August 16, 2019 - Zia officially completes her Master’s Degree in Pharmacology. Congratulations and good luck on your future endeavors!
August 1, 2019 - Zia successfully presented and passed her Master’s Final Exam. Congratulations Master Zia!
July 30, 2019 - Allegra is awarded the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) scholarship for a project she will begin this fall.
July 18, 2019 - The Spencer Lab is approved to use Schedule I Controlled Substances!
July 16-18, 2019 - Dr. Spencer treks to Bloomington, Indiana to attend the Rising Stars Symposium in Health Sciences at Indiana University.
June 23-29, 2019 - Dr. Spencer crosses the Pacific to Cairns, Australia to attend the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (IBNS) conference.
May 27-August 16, 2019 - Claire Pince joins the lab as a summer undergraduate researcher through the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
March 27, 2019 - Allegra Sciaccotta joins the lab as an undergraduate volunteer.
March 14, 2019 - Happy Pi (or PI) day from the Spencer Lab!
January 30-February 4, 2019 - Dr. Spencer avoids the polar vortex to travel to Colorado for the Winter Conference on Brain Research.
December 9-13, 2018 - Dr. Spencer travels to Hollywood, Florida for the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Annual Meeting.
December 3, 2018 - First five rat pups born in the Spencer Lab!
November 5, 2018-January 18, 2019 - Ashley Anderson joins the lab as a rotating graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology.
November 2-7, 2018 - Dr. Spencer and Lexi travel to San Diego for the annual Society for Neuroscience (SfN) conference.
September 25, 2018 - Zia Matti joins the lab as a masters graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology.
September 21, 2018 - Dr. Sade Spencer gives a new faculty lecture at the 2018 Department of Pharmacology annual retreat.
September 20-December 11 2018 - Patrick Haley joins the lab as an undergraduate volunteer.
September 4-October 26, 2018 - Sarah Mulloy joins the lab as a rotating graduate student in the Department of Neuroscience.
August 15, 2018 - First 8 rats arrive in the lab!
July 9, 2018 - Amy Chan joins the lab as a technician.
June 4, 2018 - Alexis Willard joins the lab as a technician.
April 2018 - New article " A Model of Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Self-administration and Reinstatement That Alters Synaptic Plasticity in Nucleus Accumbens" accepted in Biological Psychiatry.
March 31, 2018 - The Spencer Lab officially opens!