Faculty Profile: Ivy, Autumn Skye

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Ivy, Autumn Skye
Lab Contact:
Autumn Ivy
aivy@uci.edu
949-824-2417
A EXERCISE EPIGENOME
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Med Sci D (Cheney Hall) Room D0330

Research Description

Using mouse models, our lab studies the effects of early-life exercise on brain development and function. We focus on the discovery of epigenetic mechanisms that may influence neuronal function and cognitive outcomes in a lasting manner.

Requirements to Participate

3 - 4 hours per unit. 1 year Commitment. Minimum 3 units.

Faculty Means of Evaluation

BioSci199 students will be evaluated on their attendance and participation in lab responsibilities assigned to them. It is expected that they will be on time, document their research experiments and data, follow through with assignments, and complete reading tasks for participation in journal club and lab meetings. Students will be evaluated by staff scientists, graduate students, and/or the principal investigator.