Andrew ColemanGraduate Student

136 Harrison Avenue, Office: Arnold 205
Boston, Massachusetts 02111

Phone: 617-636-3406
Connect: LinkedIn / ResearchGate


B.A., Neuroscience, Bowdoin College

Short Biography

I obtained my undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Bowdoin College where I studied the molecular mechanisms underlying compensatory neuronal growth following injury. After graduation, I worked as a research assistant at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School where I investigated gene regulatory networks in inhibitory cells relevant to the etiology of schizophrenia. My interest in neuroscience stems from a desire to enhance our knowledge of the basic mechanisms of nervous system function to allow for the development of more promising treatments for a range of neurological disorders. As a graduate student in the Biederer group at Tufts, I study the signaling pathways linking cell adhesion, secreted factors, and neuronal activity with the neuronal actin cytoskeleton and how these signaling pathways impact brain development.

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