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Avery Sicher
(she/her)
NIH F31 NRSA Awardee
previously: Training Fellow, Physiological Adaptations to Stress T32

Avery is a second year student in the Neuroscience PhD program. She graduated from Ursinus College with majors in neuroscience and biology. She is interested in the neurobiology of alcohol use and neuropsychiatric disorders including anxiety and depression. Outside of lab, she enjoys exploring State College and watching PSU and Philadelphia sports.

in the news:

Neuroscience grad student awarded grant to study adolescent binge drinking

 

papers:

ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL AND STRESS EXPOSURE REWIRES KEY CORITCAL NEUROCIRCUITRY // 2022
Frontiers in Neuroscience

Sicher, Duerr, Starnes, & Crowley

SOMATOSTATIN NEURONS IN THE BED NUCLEUS OF THE STRIA TERMINALIS PLAY A SEX-DEPENDENT ROLE IN BINGE DRINKING // 2022
Brain Research Bulletin

Suresh Nair, Dao, Lopez Melean, Griffith, Starnes, Moyer, Sicher, Brockway, Meeks, & Crowley

 

SOMATOSTATIN NEURONS CONTROL AN ALCOHOL BINGE DRINKING PRELIMBIC MICROCIRCUIT IN MICE // 2021
Neuropsychopharmacology

Dao, Brockway, Suresh Nair, Sicher, & Crowley

MODERATE PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE INCREASES TOTAL LENGHT OF LI-EXPRESSING AXONS IN E15.5 MICE // 2021

Neurotoxicology and Teratology

Sicher, Kiss, Springmann, Herrera, McElroy, ... Favero