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Kathleen C., Ph.D.


A Pittsburgh native, Kathleen received her B.S. and Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, and then went to Northwestern University as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology. Her research interests focus primarily on synaptic function and the intracellular signaling pathways underlying disease. She has over ten years of experience in biomedical research, with expertise in neuroscience, human physiology, and immunology, and experience in techniques including electrophysiology, molecular biology, cellular imaging, and optogenetics. Kate has published several research articles and served as an ad hoc peer reviewer for top tier journals and funding agencies. Recently, she left the bench and is now contributing her project management and communication skills to highlight fellow scientists' research as a research coordinator, developing grants, workshops, and symposia.