Graduate Students

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 Burnham Burnham, Nathan
Graduate Student (Advisor:  Dr. Todd Thiele)

Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  nburnham@live.unc.edu

 casachahua Casachahua, John
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Don Lysle & Dr. Todd Thiele)

128 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  johncas@live.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  Identifying key immune system cytokines responsible for modulating ethanol consumption.  Currently exploring the relation between binge alcohol drinking and cytokine response in the brain within alcohol preferring C57BL/6J mice.

 Cerri Cerri, Domenic
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Regina Carelli)

109 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  cerri@email.unc.edu

 faulkner Faulkner, Monica
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Charlotte Boettiger)

101 Howell Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  faulknem@live.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  Investigating the role of various neurotransmitters in attention and addiction severity using both basic science and translational research methods.

 green Green, Jennifer
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Regina Carelli)

125 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  greenjen@email.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  Investigating environmental interventions that may serve to attenuate drug-induced devaluation and cocaine seeking behavior.

 healey Healey, Kati
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Kate Reissner)

109 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  klhealey@live.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  The involvement of NDMA receptors in reconsolidation of cocaine associated contextual memories that contribute to cocaine seeking behavior.

 hutson Hutson, Lee
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Donald Lysle)

109 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  lhutson@email.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  Investigating the neural mechanisms involved in heroin-conditioned immunosuppression and exploring the role of cytokines as signaling molecules in the brain.

 jones Jones, Meghan
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Donald Lysle)

123 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  meghanje@live.unc.edu

 Kim Kim, Ronald
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Kate Reissner)

Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  rokim@live.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  The role of glial cells in drug addiction.

 lebonville Lebonville, Christina
Graduate Student (Advisor:  Dr. Donald Lysle)

123 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  littencm@email.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  How drugs of abuse affect learning and the immune system. 

 mckim McKim, Theresa
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Charlotte Boettiger)

101 Howell Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  tmckim@email.unc.edu

 olney Olney, Jeffrey
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Todd Thiele)

109 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  olney@email.unc.edu

 nopic Presker, Mark
Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Regina Carelli)

109 Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  mpresker@live.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  The neuropharmacological mechanisms underlying the maintenance of cocaine associated memories and relapse to cocaine seeking

 sackett Sackett, Deirdre
Graduate Student (Advisor:  Dr. Regina Carelli)

Davie Hall
Psychology Dept., UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  sackett@live.unc.edu
Areas of Research:  How the brain processes information about natural rewards, and how drugs of abuse, such as cocaine, affect the system.