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Luke Legakis

Luke Legakis


Cornell University, B.S. in Biology 2013
Hometown: Stony Brook, NY
Thesis adviser: Sidney Negus, Ph.D. (Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Research interests:

Luke’s previous research experience was analyzing immune responses in the Central Nervous System and analyzing age-related decisions from a Social Psychology standpoint.  For his graduate studies, Luke hopes to do translational research in neurobiology, focusing on aging diseases.


Personal bio:

Luke grew up in Stony Brook, NY on the north shore of Long Island.  Outside of his academic pursuits, Luke enjoys playing soccer, exploring the outdoors, and traveling.  He is excited to be in Richmond because of its vibrant culture and beautiful scenery.