Isabel Muzzio Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
1 protocol

Melissa E. Wang
  • Neuroscience Graduate Group, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 1 Author merit


B.A. in Genetics & Philosophy, Rutgers University, 2007

Current position

Ph.D. student in Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania


  1. Wang, M. E., Fraize, N. P., Yin, L., Yuan, R. K., Petsagourakis, D., Wann, E. G. and Muzzio, I. A. (2013). Differential roles of the dorsal and ventral hippocampus in predator odor contextual fear conditioning. Hippocampus 23(6): 451-466.
  2. Wang, M. E., Wann, E. G., Yuan, R. K., Ramos Alvarez, M. M., Stead, S. M. and Muzzio, I. A. (2012). Long-term stabilization of place cell remapping produced by a fearful experience. J Neurosci 32(45): 15802-15814.
  3. Wann, E. G., Wang, M. E.*, Du, T. J., and Muzzio, I. A. Effects of visuospatial and odor cues of different valence on dorsal and ventral hippocampal place cells. In preparation. (*co-first author)
  4. Wang, M. E.*, Yuan, R. K. and Muzzio, I. A. Fear extinction results in novel place cell representations stabilizing in the long term. In preparation. (*co-first author)
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Melissa Wang and Isabel A. Muzzio, date: 04/05/2013, view: 12433, Q&A: 0
The study of fear memory is important for understanding various anxiety disorders in which patients experience persistent recollections of traumatic events. These memories often involve associations of contextual cues with aversive events; ...
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