Nicole Weston

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Department: Neuroscience

Education:  BA Behavioral Neuroscience, Western Washington University

Hometown:  Caledonia, IL

Thesis adviser: Dong Sun, MD, Ph.D., Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Research interests:  Neurotrauma, neuroplasticity, endogenous recovery

Personal bio:  I was raised with three older siblings in Caledonia, Illinois on a six acre parcel surrounded by corn fields and small trees.  I escaped the Midwest for the Pacific Northwest lifestyle when I moved to Bellingham, Washington for college at Western Washington University.  However, my restless personality needed another change of scenery and so I ventured into unknown territory called the East Coast.  While in Richmond, Virginia I worked in research for two years before starting my graduate studies.  I spend my free time exploring Richmond’s amazing restaurant scene and taking spontaneous road trips with my husband.

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