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Melissa E. Wang

Melissa E. Wang


B.A. in Genetics & Philosophy, Rutgers University, 2007

Current position

Ph.D. student in Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania


  1. Wang, M. E., Fraize, N. P., Yin, L., Yuan, R. K., Petsagourakis, D., Wann, E. G. and Muzzio, I. A. (2013). Differential roles of the dorsal and ventral hippocampus in predator odor contextual fear conditioning. Hippocampus 23(6): 451-466.
  2. Wang, M. E., Wann, E. G., Yuan, R. K., Ramos Alvarez, M. M., Stead, S. M. and Muzzio, I. A. (2012). Long-term stabilization of place cell remapping produced by a fearful experience. J Neurosci 32(45): 15802-15814.
  3. Wann, E. G., Wang, M. E.*, Du, T. J., and Muzzio, I. A. Effects of visuospatial and odor cues of different valence on dorsal and ventral hippocampal place cells. In preparation. (*co-first author)
  4. Wang, M. E.*, Yuan, R. K. and Muzzio, I. A. Fear extinction results in novel place cell representations stabilizing in the long term. In preparation. (*co-first author)
Protocols by Melissa E. Wang
  1. Fear Conditioning Assay in Mouse