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Adriane Votaw Mayda

Neuroscience Graduate Student
Center for Neuroscience
(530) 757-8898

 

Educational Background

Current University of California at Davis
Graduate Group in Neuroscience, Ph.D. expected 2008
Dec. 2001 University of California at Davis, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science
B.S. Animal Science with honors

 

Honors and Awards

Spring 2003 Graduate Scholars Fellowship
Spring 2003 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS) Fellowship
1997 - 2001 Regents Scholarship, University of California at Davis

 

Research Experience

2004 - present Doctoral Research, UC Davis, Center for Neuroscience
Advisor: Charles DeCarli, MD
Investigating biological basis for memory loss and dementia using structural and functional neuroimaging.
Spring 2004 Rotation Research, UC Davis, Center for Neuroscience
Advisor: Richard Maddock, MD
Developed a research tool to analyze carbon dioxide levels of panic disorder patients in scanner.
Winter 2004 Rotation Research, UC Davis, Center for Neuroscience
Advisor: Charles DeCarli, MD
Analyzed diffusion tensor imaging data from elderly subjects, looking at disconnection of working memory processes.
Fall 2003 Rotation Research, UC Davis, Center for Neuroscience
Advisor: Kathy Baynes, Ph.D.
Conducted a case study with an alexic patient, looking at right hemisphere contributions to language.

 

Abstracts

Mayda, A., Larsen, J., Lincoln, A., Kacinik, N., Swick, D., and Baynes, K. (2004) Concreteness effects in global alexia: A right hemisphere contribution? Brain and Language, 91: 88-89.

Mayda, A.B.V., Nordahl, C.W., Fletcher, E., Jagust, W., and DeCarli, C. Disconnection of working memory processes by cerbrovascular disease. Program No. 1012.2 2004 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2004. Online.

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