Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at the Elizabeth Young New Investigator Symposium on 6-9-2012 in Baltimore MD (Organization for Study of Sex Differences)
Dr. Solomon will present her research at the Neurobiology of Stress Conference on 6-16-2012 in Philadelphia PA
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Dr. Solomon will give a lecture at Kent State University in the Department of Biological Sciences in Kent Ohio on 10-5-2012.
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at Corcept Therapeutics Inc.on the role of GR Antagonists as Modulators of HPA axis function and Depression on 10-27-2012 in Half Moon Bay, CA.
Dr. Solomon received a K-Award to fund her research focused on understanding how stress impacts
depression-like behavior and central estrogen receptor function in females (start date- 7-2013).
Jody Caldwell will join the laboratory as a Research Associate on December 31, 2012. I am happy that she will be joining me on this scientific journey towards understanding sex differences in the neurobiology of depression and anxiety.
Sarah Berman, an undergraduate research assistant has received an undergraduate research fellowship to fund her research study examining the effects of stress on depression-like behavior in females (start date 5-2013). Congratulations Sarah!
Sarah Berman received the Psychology DeBeck-Linn Scholarship Award for 2013-2014 school year.
Dani Green, an undergraduate research assistant received an Honor's Program Research Fellowship from UC to fund her research studying the effects of antidepressants on behavioral and neuroendocrine stress responses. Congratulations Dani!
Dr. Solomon will give a talk entitled: "Confessions of a Young Behavioral Neuroscientist: My Path from Humans to Rodents Towards Understanding Human Psychopathology" on 7-24-2013 at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Solomon will give a talk discussing the neurobiology of depression in females at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center on 8-21-13.
Dr. Solomon will give a talk entitled: "Immediate and Sustained Effects of Chronic Psychosocial Stress on Behavior" on 10-3-2013 at the Neuroscience Seminar Series at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Solomon will attend the BIRCWH Conference on 10-22-13 in Washington, DC.
Dr. Solomon was selected to represent the University of Cincinnati as an Emerging Minority Faculty Scholar!
Sarah Berman was named a McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Psychology STEM Fellow in January 2014!
Solomon Laboratory was awarded a research grant from Corcept Therapeutics to explore potential treatment options for stress-induced depression in females and males (start date February 2014).
Dr. Solomon was awarded a Faculty Development Council Award from the University of Cincinnati in February 2014.
Christina Estrada was awarded a McNair Retention Award for graduate students from the University of Cincinnati in February 2014. Congratulations Christina!!!!
Joshua Streicher was named a McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Psychology STEM Fellow in February 2014!
Dr. Solomon was selected to attend the Multi-Modal Intensive Short Course in Human Neuroimaging at Harvard University!
Joshua Streicher was awarded a McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Neuroscience STEM summer fellowship!
Sarah Berman was awarded a McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Neuroscience STEM summer fellowship!
Joshua Streicher was awarded an Undergraduate Research Council Fellowship to examine the effects of social experience on brain plasticity and behavior in males.
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at the 2014 BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health) Symposium featuring BIRCWH scholars from the University of Cincinnati and the University of Kentucky on June 6, 2014!
Dr. Solomon will present her research findings at the Interdisciplinary Women's Health Research Symposium at NIH (Washington, DC) on November 5, 2014!
Dr. Solomon was selected to be the 2015 UC Nominee for the Pew Scholar's Program
Joshua Streicher is the recipient of the DaVita Children's Foundation Scholarship. Congratulations Josh!!
Dr. Solomon was awarded a collaborative research grant with Dr. Ganesh Cherala from Oregon Health & Sciences University to explore underlying mechanisms associated with sex differences in antidepressant efficacy. We are excited to work with Dr. Cherala!
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at Albany Medical College (Albany NY) in Spring 2015.
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at Miami University (Oxford, OH) in Spring 2015.
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at her alma mater, Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA) in Spring 2015.
Joshua Streicher received a Neuroscience STEM Fellowship for Summer 2015.
Solomon laboratory was awarded a LEAF Branch Research Award.
Andrew Birkenhauer received a Neuroscience STEM Fellowship for Summer 2015.
Elizabeth Nguyen won a graduate student poster presentation award at OMV-Neuroscience Day on May 29th, 2015!
Dr. Solomon was awarded a travel award to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Conference in Hollywood, Florida for December 2015.
Christina Estrada successfully defended her Master's Thesis in the Department of Psychology on 9-10-2015!!
Josh Streicher and Sarah Berman were both accepted into UC Medical School! We are so proud of our undergraduates!
Josh Streicher was accepted into The Ohio State University Medical School! He is making this old lady proud!!!
Sarah Berman was accepted into The Ohio State University Medical School and Northwestern! Way to Go Sarah!!!!
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at the University of Tennessee Knoxville on May 6th, 2016.
Dr. Solomon will participate in Career Day at M.D. Roberts Middle School in Jonesboro GA on May 10th, 2016.
Sarah Berman was accepted into Harvard Medical School. These students are giving me life. We are raising future leaders in the Solomon laboratory!!!!
Elizabeth Nguyen won a travel award in honor of the late Dr. Randall Sakai (an outstanding mentor to young scientists) to attend the 2016 Stress Neurobiology Workshop! We are so very proud of her!
Elizabeth Nguyen won the outstanding presentation for a graduate student at Ohio Miami Valley Neuroscience Day on May 6th, 2016. This is the second year in a row that she has won this award! Way to go Liz!!!
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at UC Davis in November 2016 !
Sarah Berman has decided to attend Harvard University for medical school in Fall 2016!!
Joshua Streicher has decided to attend the University of Cincinnati for medical school in Fall 2016. He has been awarded the Dr. Clifford N. Heisel Scholarship, which is one of the highest scholarships the College of Medicine offers!
Simone Brown won 3rd place for her research regarding a novel treatment for obesity using a rodent model of surgical menopause at the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Conference! We want to note that she won 3rd place out of 180 posters presented over 2 days! We are so proud of you Simone! We will miss you!!!!
Dr. Solomon will give a research talk at Corcept Therapeutics, Inc in San Francisco CA in November 2016!
Dr. Solomon was awarded a travel fellowship award to attend the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Conference and will present her research findings in Hollywood Florida for December 2016!
Dr. Solomon and Dr. Privette-Vinnedge (Cincinnati Children's Medical Hospital) were awarded a grant from the LIFE Foundation to study Alzheimer's disease. We are so excited to begin this line of research (8-2016).
Dr. Solomon will attend the Center for Obesity Reversal Symposium Honoring Dr. Tim Bartness at Georgia State University in Atlanta (9-2016).
Christina Estrada will represent the Solomon Laboratory at the Womens Health Research Conference in Colorado (9-2016). She will present her findings examining the impact of estrogen signaling in the brain on obesity in a rodent model of surgical menopause.
Dr. Solomon and Valentina Ghisays will attend the Forget-Me-Not Gala for Alzheimer's disease research (9-2016).
Dr. Solomon will speak at the "Get Ahead House's" 365 Days of Black History Program in Georgia about the importance of doing well in school (2-2017)!
Elizabeth Nguyen passed her qualifying exam (2-2017)!
Dr. Solomon will speak at the Eastern Psychological Association in Boston MA (3-19-2017)
Elizabeth Nguyen was accepted as a Graduate Student Fellow at the University of Cincinnati (4-2017)
Elizabeth Nguyen received the Ryan Fellowship (highest honor bestowed upon graduate student in the College of Medicine (5-2017).
Christina Estrada won the graduate student award for outstanding poster presentation at Ohio Miami Valley Neuroscience Day (5-2017).
Valentina Ghisays received her PhD in Psychology (8-2017)!!!!!!
Valentina Ghisays accepted a postdoctoral position at the Banner Alzheimer's Institute in Arizona!
Christina Estrada had a press release for her work in the laboratory from the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (7-2017)! Please visit this link to read about her exciting work in the laboratory!
Christina Estrada gave an oral presentation at the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior in Montreal Canada (7-2017)!
Elizabeth Nguyen gave a poster presentation at the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior in Montreal Canada (7-2017).
Elizabeth Nguyen received the Association for Women in Science Graduate Student Award (7-2017)!
Jody Caldwell accepted a position at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and is currently working on her Master's in Behavioral Analysis at the UC. She was with the laboratory from the very beginning! We wish her the very best on this exciting journey! (7-2017)
Dr. Solomon served on a panel for the Neurosociety at UC with other faculty to discuss her life as a neuroscientist and tips on getting accepted into graduate school (9-2017).
Dr. Solomon spoke at the Clinical Psychology Seminar Series "Focus on Women's Health: Treating Depression and Obesity in one Fell Swoop" (9-2017).
Nik Balmer will join the laboratory on a full-time basis as a Research Associate! We are so happy to have him here with us (10-2017)!
Elizabeth Nguyen received a NIH T32 Predoctoral Fellowship to continue her studies with understanding sex differences in treatment efficacy in Alzheimer's Disease (10-2017)!
Andrew Birkenhauer received his MBA from UC! We are so proud of you, Andy (12-2017)!
Elizabeth Nguyen received a scholarship to attend the 2018 Practical Workshop in Confocal Microscopy and Stereology this summer in Chicago (2018)!
Dr. Solomon will deliver the keynote address at Georgia State University's Brains and Behavior Retreat in Atlanta (5-2018)!
Din Selmanovic received a Neuroscience STEM Fellowship (4-2018)!
Christina Estrada successfully defended her dissertation in the Department of Psychology. Congratulations, Dr. Estrada (7-2018)!