2015 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Classics and Biology
Supported by: Dean of Research
Mentor: Lu Chen, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Sona is working on understanding the cellular mechanism in neurons that mediates synapse function in the brain and how these processes are changed in various behavior abnormalities and mental disorders.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 26, 2015:

Investigating RA-mediated Homeostatic Plasticity in vivo

Sona Sulakian1, Lei Ray Zhong2, Lu Chen2
[Departments of Chemistry1 and Neurosurgery2, Stanford University]