• Carleton College (2012)

  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics

  • Joseph D. Dougherty, Ph.D.

  • Thesis work: Evaluating a Williams Syndrome mouse model for its validity in studying relevant social and anxiety behaviors. Rotation experience: RNAi screening for seizure resistance/sensitivity in Drosophila melanogaster.

  • nygaardk@wustl.edu

Graduate Publications:

Nygaard KR, Swift RG, Glick RM, Wagner RE, Maloney SE, Gould GG, Dougherty JD. 2021 Oxytocin receptor activation does not mediate associative fear deficits in a Williams Syndrome model. Genes Brain Behav, 21(1):e12750.

Kopp ND, Nygaard KR, Liu Y, McCullough KB, Maloney SE, Gabel HW, Dougherty JD. 2020 Functions of Gtf2i and Gtf2ird1 in the developing brain: transcription, DNA-binding, and long term behavioral consequences. Hum Mol Genet, 29(9):1498-1519.

Nygaard KR, Maloney SE, Dougherty JD. 2019 Erroneous inference based on a lack of preference within one group: Autism, mice, and the social approach task. Autism Res, 12(8):1171-1183.

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