Jennifer L. Zick

Jennifer Zick

Email: zick@umn.edu

Entering Class:
 2011

Education:

University of Minnesota
Neuroscience major, Psychology minor
B.S., 2009 

University of Minnesota
Neuroscience Graduate  Program
Ph.D., 2018

Honors and Awards:

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows, National Institute of Mental Health, 2016-2019
  • Morris Smithburg Prize for Outstanding Achievement by a First Year Graduate Student in Neuroscience, 2014

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee, 2013-15, chair 2014-2015 

Thesis Advisor: Tay Netoff, Ph.D.

Thesis Research

Application of computational methods in the study of epilepsy pathophysiology and treatment.

Publications (pubmed)

Zick JL, Blackman RK, Crowe DA, Amirikian B, DeNicola AL, Netoff TI, Chafee MV. Blocking NMDAR Disrupts Spike Timing and Decouples Monkey Prefrontal Circuits: Implications for Activity-Dependent Disconnection in Schizophrenia. Neuron. 2018 Jun 27;98(6):1243-1255.e5. PMCID: PMC6085178

MacDonald Iii AW, Zick JL, Chafee MV, Netoff TI. Integrating Insults: Using Fault Tree Analysis to Guide Schizophrenia Research across Levels of Analysis. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016 Jan 6;9:698. PMCID: PMC4702292