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Meg Fox, PhD

Principal Investigator

Meg received a BA in Chemistry and Biology from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2009 under Dr. Jose Barreto. She received a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016 under Dr. Mark Wightman, studying adaptations in in vivo catecholamine signaling. Meg then completed postdoctoral training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine with Dr. Mary Kay Lobo in 2020, studying cell-type specific molecular mechanisms in stress and substance use. Meg joined the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine in October 2021, and is co-appointed in the Department of Pharmacology.

Outside of the lab Meg enjoys traveling, playing music, creative vegetarian cooking, craft beer, and spending time with her two cats Sambuca and Amstel. ​

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Logan Fox

Research Technician

Logan received a B.S. in Neuroscience from Lebanon Valley College under Dr. Deanna Dodson. He has been in a variety of different works during his undergraduate studies including Rattus norvegicus trainability to tasks using clicker training, gene mapping and linkage of the X-chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster, and most recently serotonin transporters in canine, specifically Single-nucleotide polymorphism rs24602000 and it’s role in non-social fear responses. Logan joined the lab in November 2021.


Outside of the lab Logan enjoys playing board games with friends, hiking, biking, building computers, and streaming a variety of different videogames.

Taylor Seifert

Undergraduate Research Assistant