Principal Investigator

P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.   Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology Director, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery

P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.
Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery

 
 

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Branden J. Stansley, Ph.D.  Research Fellow

Branden J. Stansley, Ph.D.
Research Fellow

Mark Moehle, Ph.D.  Research Fellow

Mark Moehle, Ph.D.
Research Fellow

Max Joffe, Ph.D.  Research Fellow

Max Joffe, Ph.D.
Research Fellow

Samantha Yohn, Ph.D.  Research Fellow

Samantha Yohn, Ph.D.
Research Fellow

Shalini Dogra, Ph.D.  Research Fellow

Shalini Dogra, Ph.D.
Research Fellow

 
 

Research Faculty

Daniel Foster, Ph.D.   Research Instructor

Daniel Foster, Ph.D.
Research Instructor

Zixiu Xiang, Ph.D.   Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology

Zixiu Xiang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology

Rocco G. Gogliotti, Ph.D.   Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Rocco G. Gogliotti, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Alice Rodriguez, Ph.D.   Instructor Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Alice Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Instructor
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Jerri Rook, Ph.D.   Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology

Jerri Rook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology

Graduate Students and Research Interns

James Maksymetz   Graduate Student

James Maksymetz
Graduate Student

Nicole Fisher   Graduate Student Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Nicole Fisher
Graduate Student
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Sheryl Vermudez  Graduate Student Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Sheryl Vermudez
Graduate Student
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Sean Moran   Graduate Student

Sean Moran
Graduate Student

Undergraduate and Research Interns

Jordan Galbraith  Undergraduate

Jordan Galbraith
Undergraduate

Chiaki Santiago  Undergraduate

Chiaki Santiago
Undergraduate

 
 

Research Staff

Matthew Loch  Lab Manager Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Matthew Loch
Lab Manager
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Weimin Peng  Research Assistant

Weimin Peng
Research Assistant

Vincent Luscombe  Research Assistant II Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Vincent Luscombe
Research Assistant II
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Li Peng  Research Assistant

Li Peng
Research Assistant

Jonathan Dickerson, Ph.D.  Research Specialist Sr.

Jonathan Dickerson, Ph.D.
Research Specialist Sr.

 
Marc Quitalig  Research Assistant I Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Marc Quitalig
Research Assistant I
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Bright Arthur   Research Assistant Co-Mentored by: Colleen Niswender

Bright Arthur
Research Assistant
Co-Mentored by:
Colleen Niswender

Clarissa Morales  Research Assistant

Clarissa Morales
Research Assistant

 

Collaborating VCNDD leadership

Craig Lindsley, Ph.D.   William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine Professor of Pharmacology & Chemistry  Director, VCNDD Medicinal Chemistry

Craig Lindsley, Ph.D.
William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine
Professor of Pharmacology & Chemistry
Director, VCNDD Medicinal Chemistry

Colleen Niswender, Ph.D.  Professor  Director, VCNDD Molecular Pharmacology

Colleen Niswender, Ph.D.
Professor
Director, VCNDD Molecular Pharmacology

Carrie Jones, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor  Director, In Vivo and Translational Pharmacology

Carrie Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, In Vivo and Translational Pharmacology

VCNDD Support Staff

Kristen Riggs  Administrative Officer

Kristen Riggs
Administrative Officer

Holly Talley  Administrative Manager

Holly Talley
Administrative Manager

Edward Zhuang  Computer Technician

Edward Zhuang
Computer Technician