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Watkins, Linda R Distinguished Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Professor Watkins’ research focuses on glial dysregulation of pain and opioid actions.

keywords

  • glial dysregulation of pain and opioid actions

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • NRSC 2100 - Introduction to Neuroscience
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in neuroscience. The goal of this first course is to provide a strong foundation in neurobiology-cell biology, physiology of the neuronal membrane, interneuronal communication, neurotransmission, gross anatomy, and how the brain develops. Students will also learn principles of sensory systems functions. Recitation will reinforce lecture concepts through discussion of current research.
  • NRSC 4011 - Senior Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Critically reviews topics in neuroscience research, scholarly analysis of a major neuroscience issue, and/or empirical research project. See the neuroscience director for further information.
  • NRSC 6602 - Behavioral Neuroscience Professional Skills Development
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Enrolled graduate students in the behavioral neuroscience program will be asked to prepare, present and receive feedback on scientific presentations of their own research or from review of a current research project.
  • PSYC 4011 - Senior Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Critically reviews some aspect of psychological literature, scholarly analysis of a major psychological issue, and/or empirical research project. See the psychology honors director for further information.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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