Neuroscience, particularly studying various cells' programmed responses to injury. I hope to continue studying how cells respond to injury and explore therapeutics to enhance recovery for people who experience neurological disorders or trauma.
Marquette University, 2016-2019
Advisor: Murray Blackmore, PhD and Naveen Jayaprakash, PhD
Project: Combined pro-regenerative strategies and targeted rehabilitation to improve behavioral outcomes after spinal cord injury
Jayaprakash N, Nowak D, Eastwood E, et al. (2019). Restoration of Direct Corticospinal Communication Across Sites of Spinal Injury. BioRxiv. doi:10.1101/546374
Nowak D, Eastwood E, Jayaprakash N, Blackmore MG. Combined pro-regenerative strategies and targeted rehabilitation to improve behavioral outcomes after spinal cord injury. Program No. 297.01/U2. 2018 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2018. Online.
Backcountry camping, hiking, trying new foods, and spending time with friends and family. I have a special interest in developing scientific outreach programs for young students to help spark their curiosity.