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Shawna Wicks, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
Gene Nutrient Interations & Transgenics

Education:
PhD, 2007, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Mentor:
Mynatt, Randall L.

Current Research:
Combining techniques for testing behavioral and functional responses with mitochondrial bienergetics and in vivo mechanistic genetic analysis; also to include the effects of botanicals on control of energy utilization.

Other Research Interests:
The ability of nutritional and environmental interventions to affect energy metabolism, with downstream effects upon motor/behavioral dysfunction.