Brenton Laing, Ph.D.
Dr. Brenton Laing is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cellular and Neurocomputational Systems Branch. His research focuses on aversive states from the perspective of integrating neuronal circuits and behavior. The goal of this research is to identify brain circuits involved in the etiology of disorders characterized by aversive states, such as withdrawal from drug addiction. He received a Ph.D. in bioenergetics from East Carolina University.
About This Talk
Dr. Laing will discuss entrance points into the scientific pipeline from high school to beyond college, providing advice on how to pass through choke points that exist in the pipeline. He will also highlight career opportunities, including laboratory technician/manager, academic faculty, and industry.
Audiences: high school, college
Elementary and Middle School
High School and College