Vincent Markowski

Neurobehavioral Toxicology

Please provide a brief description of your research interests.
My lab is currently investigating the neurobehavioral effects of exposure to tetrahydrocannabinol early in the life span. We are particularly interested in how THC might affect GABA and glutamate neurons in the hippocampus and these cellular changes can lead to learning deficits.

Are you looking for student research assistants for the upcoming semesters?
Yes

How many students are you looking for? 
3

What semesters are you looking for?
Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024

What year do you prefer students to be?
Sophomore, junior, senior

In what aspects are student research assistants involved in your lab?

Students conduct most of the hands-on data collection procedures in my lab after appropriate training of course!

What skills are you looking for in student research assistants?

Good time management skills, organization, motivation, and an interest in neuroscience

Is there anything else you would like to say?

Students first take a class or two with me before working in the lab so we can get to know each other.