Rita Fuchs Lokensgard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Curriculum in Neurobiology

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Department of Psychology
University of North Carolina
CB# 3270, 121 Davie Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Phone: 919-843-9112
Fax: 919-962-2537
e-Mail: rfuchs@email.unc.edu

 




Lab Members

Rita Fuchs Lokensgard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Curriculum in Neurobiology
Phone: 919-843-4539
rfuchs@email.unc.edu

Ph.D. Psychology, Arizona State University
M.A. Psychology, Arizona State University 
B.S. Psychology, Arizona State University



Amy Arguello, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
 
Phone: 919-843-4538
arguello@email.unc.edu

Post-doc, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Ph.D.Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Med. Center 
B.S. Biology, St. Mary's University

Interests: Molecular mechanisms of memory reconsolidation and drug relapse.

Xiaohu (Tiger) Xie, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: 919-843-4539
xhxie@email.unc.edu

Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of Tennessee
B.S. Biochemistry, Nanjing University

Interests: Neuropharmacological mechanisms of drug relapse and cue-induced impulsive behavior
Recipent of a CPDD Young Investigator Travel Award


Heather C. Lasseter
Graduate Student, Ph.D. Candidate
Phone: 919-843-4539
lasseter@email.unc.edu

Ph.D. Program, Psychology, UNC-CH
B.A. Neuroscience, Kenyon College

Interests: Frontal cortical mechanisms of drug relapse
Recipent of a Predoctoral NRSA, UNC Fellowship, and a NIDA institutional training grant fellowship


Audrey Wells
Graduate Student
Phone: 919-843-4539
wellsam@email.unc.edu

Ph.D. Program, Psychology, UNC-CH
B.S. Psychology, Boston University

Interests: Functional neuroanatomy of memory reconsolidation
Recipent of a NIDA and NINDS institutional training grant fellowships

Andrew Reittinger
Undergraduate Researcher
Phone: 919-843-4539
reitting@email.unc.edu

B.S. Program, Chemistry, UNC



Lab Alumni Hall of Fame

The Three Who Started It All:

Guinevere Bell
B.S. Psychology, UNC
Currently at the Medical University of South Carolina
Zu -In (Shelley) Su
B.S. Psychology, UNC
Currently at the University of California Santa Barbara
Jessica Eaddy
B.A. Psychology, UNC
Currently at the Medical University of South Carolina

 


Donna Ramirez, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow
Currently Assistant Director of Research, Center for Addiction Research,
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

 

Kate Cowhey
B.S. Psychology with Honors, UNC
Recipient of the J.H. Thompson and E. Barnett Thompson Undergraduate Research Award; Recipient of the Dashiell-Thurstone Prize, awarded by the UNC Department of Psychology, for the most outstanding undergraduate research project (2010)
Currently at Tulane University


KaiCee Ponds
B.S. Psychology with Honors, UNC
Recipient of the Professor George V. Taylor Honors Undergraduate
Research Award
Currently at University of Tennessee School of Medicine

 

John Tobben

B.S. Psychology with Honors, UNC
Recipient of the J.H. Thompson and E. Barnett Thompson Undergraduate Research Award
Currently at Wake Forest School of Medicine


Portia West
B.S. Psychology, UNC
Currently at Georgetown University

 



Amy Zipurski

B.S. Psychology, UNC
Subsequently at Duke University

 



Stephanie Kaszycki

B.S. Biology with Honors, UNC
Recipient of the UNC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Recipient of the J.H. Thompson and E. Barnett Thompson Undergraduate Research Award

  


Trey Newsome

B.S. Psychology, UNC
Currently on a well-deserved fishing trip :)