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Allie Holschbach, Ph.D.

Allie Holschbach
Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
(954) 262-5899 mholschb@nova.edu
Office: Parker 228

Education:

  • Ph.D. Michigan State University
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison

Professional Interests

Allie Holschbach, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at NSU's College of Psychology. Dr. Holschbach attended the University of Wisconsin-- Madison as an undergraduate, where she completed an Honors Thesis studying the relationship between testosterone, pair-bonding, and paternal behavior in California mice. She then earned Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Michigan State University. Her dissertation work discovered novel neuroplasticity in the serotonin system of adult female rats before mating, during pregnancy, and during the postpartum period and examined the role the serotonergic dorsal raphe plays in postpartum social behaviors. She completed Postdoctoral Training at Colorado State University, where she studied sex differences in developmental expression of Estrogen Receptor Beta in the prefrontal cortex as well as how the serotonin system is affected by stress in male and female mice.

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