Area of Study:
of this research project is to gain a more comprehensive and in-depth
knowledge of the neurochemical background of epileptic seizures through the
use of microdialysis sampling and electrophysiological techniques. One such
compound that can be used to induce convulsive activity is
3-mercaptopropionic acid (3-MPA) which is a competitive inhibitor of
glutamatic acid decarboxlylase
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I am a 5th year graduate student in the Lunte lab. I live in Lawrence with my wife of two years, Leigh, and our little Beagle, Paige. I enjoy watching KU Jayhawks basketball and KC Chiefs football.