Bridget Campion

Ph.D. 2009

Thesis Title:

Understanding the Role of Akt in Synaptogenesis

Current Position:

Medical Writer II, Clinical Data, Analysis, and Reporting Organization, Covance, Inc.

Undergraduate Institution and Major/Degree:

Ripon College, Chemistry-Biology and Psychology BA 2003

Major Advisor(s):

Scott Selleck, M.D., Ph.D.

Lab Rotations:

  • Glen Giesler
  • Harry Orr
  • Lance Zirpel

Courses Taken Beyond the Core Courses:

  • Graduate Seminar in Psychology PSY 8960
  • Neural Substrates of Mental Processes PSY 8060
  • Stat Analysis STAT 5021
  • Molecular Genetics GCD 4034

Conferences Attended and Presentations:

Conferences Attended:

  • Attended - Society for Neuroscience annual meeting - Fall 2004, 2005

Conference Presentations:

  • Society for Neuroscience annual meeting - Poster Fall 2005

Committee Members:

  • Harry Orr (Chair)
  • Marty Wessendorf
  • Paul Mermelstein
  • Lance Zirpel(Advisor)

Selected Publications:

  • Lee HG, Zhao N, Campion BK, Nguyen MM, Selleck SB. Akt regulates glutamate receptor trafficking and postsynaptic membrane elaboration at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. Dev Neurobiol. 2013;73(10):723-43.
  • Dimitroff B, Howe K, Watson A, Campion B, Lee HG, Zhao N, O’Connor MB, Neufeld TP, Selleck S. Diet and energy-sensing inputs affect TorC2-mediated axon misrouting but not TorC2-directed synapse growth in a Drosophila model of tuberous sclerosis. PLoS One. 2012;7(2)e30722.
  • Shortreed MR, Chang SB, Hong D, Phillips M, Campion B, Tulpan DC, Andronescu M, Condon A, Hoos HH, Smith LM. A thermodynamic approach to designing structure-free combinatorial DNA word sets. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005;33(15):4965-77.

Home Town:

  • Montello, Wisconsin
Bridget Campion