Meredyth Wegener

Biography

Meredyth joined the Moghaddam Lab in Spring 2013 in pursuit of a PhD from the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. Before beginning graduate school, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Maryland School of Medicine under Dr. Geoff Schoenbaum MD, PhD, and Dr. Patricio O’Donnell MD, PhD. In 2010 she graduated from University of Virginia with a BA in Neuroscience and a minor in Latin.

Meredyth’s work in the lab employs awake-behaving animal electrophysiology to investigate the effect of n-3 PUFA deficiency on neural activity in the VTA and substantia nigra.