George Mason University
Graduate Group: Bioengineering
Thesis Topic: The role of spatial and chromatic parameters in image processing by the visual system
The Blackwell laboratory studies the molecular, cellular and network mechanisms of long term memory storage using computational and electrophysiological techniques. The lab studies neuromodulators and their role in Parkinson's disorder and mental illness.
Dr. Blackwell has co-written an article in the April 2010 issue of Nature Review Neuroscience titled, "Modeling the Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity Using Systems Biology Approaches."