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Sarah Kim

Sarah KimEducation:

College of William and Mary, B.S. in Neuroscience (2012)
Hometown: Vienna, VA
PhD Advisor: Pamela Knapp, PhD
Graduate Program: Neuroscience


Research Interests:

Sarah is interested in studying neurophysiology and biophysics. She spent the majority of her time in undergrad using whole-cell recording techniques to study neuronal pathways involved in fever and thermoregulation in the hypothalamus.

Personal Bio:

Sarah is originally from Chicago and moved around to several states in her childhood before arriving in Virginia for high school. She currently plays for the VCU Community Guitar Ensemble. In her free time, she also loves playing tennis and being outdoors.


Mendoza KC, McLane VD, Kim S and Griffin JD. (2010). In vitro application of gold nanoprobes in live neurons for phenotypical classification, connectivity assessment, and electrophysiological recording. Brain Research, 1325, 19-27.

Dixon E, Schweibenz T, Hight A, Kang B, Kailey A, Kim S, Chen M, et al. (2010). Bacteria-induced static batch fungal fermentation of the diterpenoid cyathin A3, a small-molecule inducer of nerve growth factor. Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 38, 607-615.