Kristen Tolson

Dr. Kristen Tolson
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Post-doc Scholar

274 Magruder Hall
541-737-5348 (voice mail)
541-737-6879 (fax)
Kristen.Tolson@oregonstate.edu

Education and Professional Training: 

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Ph.D., Integrative Biology, October 2009
Dissertation- “The role of hypothalamic Sim1 in hyperphagic obesity”
Research adviser- Dr. Andrew R. Zinn

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
B.S. Biological Sciences, cum laude, May 2004
B.A. World Cultures and Religions, cum laude, May 2004

Professional Organizations: 

2010-present Society for Neuroscience
2009-present Women in Endocrinology
2008-present The Endocrine Society
2008-present American Scientific Affiliation
2007-present Association for Women in Science
2007-2010 American Society of Human Genetics
2007-2010 NAASO, The Obesity Society

Professional Awards: 

2009 Top 5 Poster, Graduate Student Organization, UT Southwestern
2009 First Place Poster, 9th Annual Biotechnology Educators Conference 2009 Student Scholarship, American Scientific Affiliation
2009 Endocrine Trainee Day Fellow and Travel Award, ENDO 09
2009 Graduate Student Organization Travel Award, UT Southwestern
2009 Best Presentation, Integrative Biology Program Poster Session
2003 Freeman-Asia Award, Institute of International Education
2000-2004 Presidential Scholar, California Lutheran University
2000-2004 Irvine Scholar, California Lutheran University