Accession Number : ADA316935

Title :   Graduate Student Training in Chronobiology.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 92-31 May 96,

Corporate Author : TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION DEPT OF BIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Cassone, Vincent M.

PDF Url : ADA316935

Report Date : 31 MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Three students were recruited to and supported by this program. Two of these, Drs. David S. Brooks and wade S. Warren, have graduate with Ph.D. degrees. One Mr. Arjun Natesan, remains in PI Cassone's Lab. David S. Brooks graduate from Eastern Texas Baptist College (B.A. Biology) and received an M.S. in Plant Pathology from Texas A&M. He was an author or co-author on 5 publications which acknowledged AFOSR support. Further, he presented his research at the 1991 SRBR meeting in Amelia Island, FL. He defended his dissertation, entitled 'Regulation of 2-(125 iodomelatonin binding in the chick brain by the circadian clock and development', in 1994 - and is currently an Assistant Professor of Biology at LeTourneau University in Longview TX. Wade S. Warren received a B.S. degree in Biology from Louisiana College. - He was an author or co-author on 5 publications that recognize AFOSR support. He has - presented his research at the 1993 Society for Neurosciences and 1993 Society for Research on Biological Rhythms meetings. He defended his dissertation, entitled 'The Sympathetic nervous system and the pineal gland: important components of the rat circadian systems' in 1995. Following graduation, Dr. Warren moved to Georgia State University for post-doctoral research with Dr. Timothy Bartness. He is currently Assistant Professor of Biology at Louisiana College.

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA, *CHRONOBIOLOGY, *BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS, *PLANT PATHOLOGY, BIOLOGY, BRAIN, CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS, CLOCKS, RATS, STUDENTS, TRAINING, UNIVERSITIES, NEUROLOGY, CHICKENS, SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, LOUISIANA, PINEAL GLAND.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE