Shannon Farris

Shannon Farris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Assistant Professor, VTCRI Developmental and Translational Neurobiology Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

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Education and Training

  • University of California Irvine: Ph.D. , Biomedical Sciences (Neuroscience)
  • California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo: B.S. , Biochemistry, concentration in Molecular Biology

Previous Positions

  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
    Postdoctoral Fellow

Awards and Honors

  • Best Poster Presentation Award, 14th annual NIEHS Science Day, 2016
  • NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE Award), 2016
  • Intramural Paper of the Month by Environmental Factor, NIEHS Newsletter, 2016
  • NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE Award), 2015
  • Poster Abstract Award, UT Austin Conference on Learning & Memory, 2015

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Selected Publications

Steward O, Matsudaira KM, Farris S, Pirbhoy PS, Worley P, Okamura K, Okuno H, Bito H. (2018). Delayed degradation and impaired dendritic delivery of intron-lacking EGFP-Arc/Arg3.1 mRNA in EGFP-Arc transgenic mice . Frontiers Molecular Neuroscience 10 (435) .

Helton T, Zhao M, Farris S, Dudek SM. (2018). Diversity of dendritic morphology and entorhinal cortex synaptic effectiveness in mouse CA2 pyramidal neurons . Hippocampus .

Fernandez de Velasco EM, Zhang L, Vo B, Tipps M, Farris S, Xia Z, Anderson A, Weaver CD, Dudek SM, Wickman K. (2017). GIRK2 splice variants and neuronal G protein-gated K+ channels: implications for channel function and behavior . Scientific Reports 7 (1) .

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