BOLKHOVITINOV, LYUBAName: Lyuba Bolkhovitinov
Title of Project: 
Mechanisms of Anterior-Posterior Neural Axis Plasticity in Xenopus laevis
Advisor: Margaret Saha
Honors Department: Biology

My project is investigating how the African clawed frog is able to recover from perturbations to its early nervous system. This research has important implications for understanding neural development and brain injuries in humans.

Hometown: Burke, Virginia
Hobbies: APO (service fraternity), volunteering at the W&M greenhouse, cooking, reading, petting dogs in CW
Fun Fact: My name means ‘love’ in Russian!

 

Follow Lyuba’s research on the W&M Honors Fellowships blog!