Jonathan Alexander


Jonathan Alexander 
BA, Chemistry
Williams College 
Williamstown, MA 
PhD, Neuroscience
Sackler School, Tufts University
Boston, MA
Postdoctoral Scholar
Michele Jacob, PhD, Adviser



I am working on a mouse model of autism involving deletions of the adenomatous polyposis coli protein. Specifically I will be studying the role of astrocytes in neuronal guidance and brain morphology and their relevance to the behavioral and learning deficits we see in these mice. 

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