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Luis Gonzalez

Alumni of Wesleyan University
Student at Wesleyan University with an interest for science and medicine and their intersections with social affairs. Actively seeking formative experiences in the fields of healthcare, consulting, public health, IT, and natural science research.
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Luis Gonzalez Earns a BA Degree from Wesleyan University

At the 187th Commencement ceremony on May 26, Luis Gonzalez earned a BA degree in Neuroscience and Behavior and Science in Society from Wesleyan University.

May, 31 2019 - Verified by Wesleyan University
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant at Wesleyan University
Teaching Assistant to Professor Northrop for Principles of Chemistry I: • Lead a weekly discussion section where I assist a group of undergraduates in solving a series of problems and answering any questions that they may have. • Grade problem sets of the students that attend my discussion section. • Evaluate and grade exams with a group of others T.A.'s along with Professor Northrop
September 2016 - Present
Undergraduate Researcher at Wesleyan University
Our research focuses on epilepsy, neuroplasticity, and stem cell replacement therapy for temporal lobe epilepsy. We aim to understand at a mechanistic level, how neurodegenerative changes, axonal sprouting, and aberrant neurogenesis contribute to epileptogenesis and spontaneous seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy. • Perform immunofluorescent staining in brain sections, confocal microscopy, tissue culture (primarily astrocyte cultures), electroencephalographic recordings, tissue extraction surgeries, western blotting, and a suite of behavioral tests in mice. • Use GraphPad Prism and Excel to perform statistical analyses of collected data and to produce figures for publication. • Collaborate with fellow lab members, both undergraduates and Ph.D students in executing and designing experiments. • Read and discuss primary literature.
November 2015 - Present
Circulation Librarian at Wesleyan University
• Greet and interact with patrons. • Help locate books of interests for patrons using library database. • Charge and discharge books for patrons. • Assist in various forms of office work, such as answering phone calls, and running errands. • Organize and shelve books that are returned to the library.
September 2015 - Present

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