Dr. Cheryl Stucky appointed to Center for Scientific Review study section
July 11, 2012 College News - Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, has been appointed to the Somatosensory and Chemosensory Systems (SCS) Study Section of the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review. Her four-year appointment runs through June 2016.
The SCS Study Section reviews research on the molecular biology, anatomy, physiology and psychophysics of specialized sensory systems like taste and smell (chemosensory), pain, analgesia and systems that regulate the response to outside stimuli like touch and temperature (somatosensory) in animals and humans. The emphasis is on integrative systems approaches to understanding normal sensory function and sensory pathology due to injury or disease.
Study section members are selected on the basis on their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of their research accomplishments, publication in scientific journals and other significant scholarly activity.