Zane Russom

Zane Russom

Research Assistant
B.S. in Neuroscience - University of Vermont
Zane Russom
Zane grew up in rural Huntington, Vermont, and received his B.S. in Neuroscience at the University of Vermont. As an undergraduate he worked in several research labs where he was able to explore a wide array of interests: Zane worked in Weston Lab under Dr. Amy Shoreto reveal genetic variant interaction and their contributions to epilepsy in mice, and separately wrote his honors thesis on how white matter integrity relates to cardiovascular and metabolic factors in young women in Dumas Lab. As a research assistant in Chiu Lab, Zane will be working to understand the relationships between neuro-immune interactions and pain. As a former D1 athlete, he enjoys exercise and the outdoors, including hiking, camping, and taking pictures.

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