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pronouns: she/her

Huck Early Career Chair in Neurobiology & Neural Engineering
Associate Director for Postdoctoral Training and Leadership, Center for Neural Engineering

Assistant Professor, of Biology, Biomedical Engineering,& Pharmacology

Penn State University
Office: 326 Mueller Lab
Lab: 316 Mueller Lab

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Nikki Crowley, PhD

Dr. Crowley is a Washington, DC native and forever East-coaster. Before coming to Penn State, Dr. Crowley received her Bachelors in Psychology and Statistics, worked at The National Institutes on Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), received her Masters in Psychology, and was an Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellow at the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse. She then went on to receive her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine in Neurobiology. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Bernhard Luscher in the Biology Department at PSU before joining the Department of Biobehavioral Health as an Assistant Research Professor. As of 2020, Dr. Crowley's lab is in the Department of Biology at Penn State.

Dr. Crowley has two kids, Harrison and Alice, a home fish named Fishy, and an office fish also named Fishy.

Dr. Crowley's office currently has 22 plants and ONE is fake.


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