Date of Award

Fall 12-21-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Biological Sciences

First Advisor

Dr. Thomas Schmidt-Glenewinkel

Second Advisor

Dr. Jeremy Coplan

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Olorunseun Ogunwobi


Early-Life Stress (ELS) is associated with vulnerability to mood disorder, but it’s not well understood how ELS contributes to deficits in cognitive function. Atypical PKMzeta is critical for LTP maintenance and memory. The current study aims to characterize the ELS phenotype with respect to this key marker of hippocampal LTP.



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