Joseph Brague, Ph.D.


Joseph C. Brague, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Biology. He received a B.S. in Neuroscience and Biology from The University of Scranton and his Ph.D. in Integrative Biology, Neuroscience from Lehigh University, where he examined the role of TrkB and BDNF in governing steroid mediated copulation in the Syrian Hamster; Plasticity of Gap Junctions; Circadian and Sex Differences of TrkB Labeled Cells in the MPN mag of the Syrian Hamster. He a was also a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, where he researched the Mechanisms Underlying Dopamine-Mediated Striatal Plasticity that Normalizes Motor Function in Parkinson’s Disease.  As a side note, Dr. Brague’s undergraduate research at The University of Scranton was supervised by Dr. Maria Squire, Interim Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. 


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