Jennifer L. Zick

Jennifer Zick


Entering Class:


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)

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