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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Linda

Linda Spear, PhD
lspear@binghamton.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

MelissaMelissa Morales, MS
mmorale2@binghamton.edu

I am currently investigating developmental differences for the involvement of the NMDA and GABA neurotransmitter systems in ethanol-induced social inhibition. Previously my research has focused on acute and chronic tolerance development to ethanol-induced social inhibition, as well as investigating the aversive and reinforcing properties of ethanol using the conditioned place preference paradigm. 

 

  

 

JesJes Sweatt, BS
jsweatt1@binghamton.edu

I am interested in developmental differences in heart rate variability. Specifically, I am investigating possible age differences in the effects of stress and alcohol on parameters of heart rate variability in adult and adolescent rats.

 

 

 

Carol DannenhofferCarol Dannenhoffer, BA
cdannen1@binghamton.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Alexander MccloryAlexander Mcclory
amcclor1@binghamton.edu

 

 

Affiliated Research Faculty

lenaElena Varlinskaya, PhD
varlinsk@binghamton.edu

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Laboratory Technicians
and Support Staff

LyndaLynda Ruffini, LVT-RVT; lab technician
lruffini@binghamton.edu

 

 

 

 

 

JudyJudy Sharp, MT, ASCP; lab technician
jsharp@binghamton.edu

 

 

 

 

 

SuzanneSuzanne Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant to Dr. Spear
srodrigu@binghamton.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Linda Spears Lab Spring 2012

2011-2012

(Top Row) Melissa Morales, Kelly McCabe, Jessica Sweatt, Dr. Linda Spear, Rachel Anderson
(Bottom Row) Amanda Willey, Lauren Benz, Dr. Elena Varlinskaya, Lee Na Chan, Tom Engels (senior), Peter Bush (senior), Maggie Broadwater, Ging Hoang (senior), Andrew Eng (senior), and Kelcie Shatz

 

2010-2011

2010-2011

(Third Row) Dr. Linda Spear, Melissa Morales, Maggie Broadwater, Jes Sweatt, Courtney Vetter-O'Hagen, Lynda Ruffini (Second Row) Samantha Wenta, Rita Mogilanski, Kelcie Schatz, Peter Bush, Ging Hoang, Dr. Elena Varlinskaya (First Row) Zach Snide, Steven Stavrou, Abigail Agoglia, Rachel Anderson, Amanda Willey
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