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Neuroscience Doctoral Student Wins Regional Dissertation Presentation Competition

Neuroscience Doctoral Student Wins Regional Dissertation Presentation Competition

Audrey Torcaso, a doctoral candidate in Neuroscience, placed first in the regional Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools’ Three Minute Thesis competition in Indianapolis on April 7, 2017. Audrey was sponsored in the competition by the Loyola Graduate School, after winning the LUC competition on February 16, placing first out of nine competitors. She composed her three minute presentation on a portion of her research for her dissertation “Examining the effects of adolescent binge alcohol consumption on the negative feedback of the HPA axis and adult responses to psychological stress.” Congratulations Audrey!