Indiana University Bloomington

Lab Members

Current graduate students

Cory Chew

Microglia activation signals in attenuating dendritic atrophy

Melissa Maczuga

Estrogenic and androgenic neurotherapeutic treatments after spinal cord injury

Graduates of Sengelabs

Heather Eisthen, Ph.D.1992
Anatomy of peripheral olfactory and vomeronasal systems
Assoc. Prof., Michigan State University

Alice Mills, Postdoctoral Fellow 1992-1995
Development and steroid regulation of sexually dimorphic

neuron number in lumbosacral dorsal root ganglia

Linda Goldstein, Ph.D. 1993
Ontogenetic cues involved in the regulation of motoneuron

morphology in a sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system
Co-owner, President and Principal Writer, The Write Source MSC, LLC.

Cara Wellman, Ph.D. 1993
Changes in spatial learning and neocortical morphology in

adult and aged basal forebrain lesioned rats
Professor, Indiana University

Marie Clark-Phelps, Ph.D. 1997
Aging in an androgen-sensitive neuromuscular system

Cara Wellman

Ceylan Isgor, Ph.D. 1997
Effects of perinatal gonadal steroids on adult spatial navigation

and hippocampal morphology
Assoc. Prof., Florida Atlantic University

Kristy Hamilton, Ph.D. 2000
The role of lMAN in perceptual selectivity for individual songs in

female brown-headed cowbirds

Mark Harty, Ph.D. 2000
Androgen effects on the morphology and electrophysiology of

sexually dimorphic and non-dimorphic rat spinal motoneurons

Research Associate, Rhode Island Hospital

Katy Lenz and Kellie Coons

Allison Foster, Ph.D. 2004
Ontogenetic function in a sexually dimorphic rat neuromuscular

Medical Writer, Clinical Research, Advanced Bionics

Keith Fargo, Ph.D. 2006
Prevention of dendritic atrophy after induced motoneuron loss

Director of scientific programs and membership initiatives,

Alzheimer’s Association

Kathryn Lenz, Ph.D. 2009
Maternal influences on dendritic development of motoneurons in a

sexually dimorphic neuromuscular system

Asst. Prof., Ohio State University Kevin Ball (guitar), Dale Sengelaub (drums), Tom Verhovshek (sax), Joe Steinmetz (keyboard), and Randy Wilson (bass).

Tom Verhovshek, Ph.D. 2010
Target-mediated androgenic regulation of neurotrophic effects in spinal motoneurons

Research Director, Objective Medical

Lauren Rudolph, Ph.D. 2014

Developmentally restricted effects of estrogens

Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA