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Karagh Brummond

Karagh Brummond is the Senior Project Coordinator for the Summer High School Institute and teaches in the Honors College. She received a B.S. in Neuroscience (Honors) from Regis University in Denver Colorado and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Wyoming. Her PhD research focused on the neuronal control and encoding of speech using songbirds as an animal model and her post-doctoral work was focused on reproductive neuroendocrinology. She has taught Human Systems Physiology (ZOO 3115) and teaches Colloquium in the fall and We Are What We Eat (HP 4151) in the spring. She is also working to develop a Law and Neuroscience honors course, which will dive into the ethical use of brain scanning techniques in the courtroom. During her PhD work, she received numerous awards including UW outstanding graduate student women in STEM award. She is also involved in the Laramie community as an Alzheimer’s Association Community Educator, a 500 Women Scientists movement coordinator, and performs public outreach through Brain Awareness Week to educate the community and the state of Wyoming on brain research.

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