Honors and Awards:
- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows, National Institute of Mental Health, 2016-2019
- Morris Smithburg Prize for Outstanding Achievement by a First Year Graduate Student in Neuroscience, 2014
MSTP Student Governance:
- Student Advisory Committee, 2013-15, chair 2014-2015
Thesis Advisor: Tay Netoff, Ph.D.
Application of computational methods in the study of epilepsy pathophysiology and treatment.
Zick JL, Blackman RK, Crowe DA, Amirikian B, DeNicola AL, Netoff TI, Chafee MV. Blocking NMDAR Disrupts Spike Timing and Decouples Monkey Prefrontal Circuits: Implications for Activity-Dependent Disconnection in Schizophrenia. Neuron. 2018 Jun 27;98(6):1243-1255.e5. PMCID: PMC6085178
MacDonald Iii AW, Zick JL, Chafee MV, Netoff TI. Integrating Insults: Using Fault Tree Analysis to Guide Schizophrenia Research across Levels of Analysis. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016 Jan 6;9:698. PMCID: PMC4702292