MSc/PhD Program
Benjamin Cooper
First Name:
Ben

Last Name:
Cooper

Country:
New Zealand

 

 



Ben Cooper

EDUCATION

College / University:
1995 - 1998: University of Otago, New Zealand

Highest Degree:
B.Sc. (first class honours)

Major Subjects:
Neuroscience

Lab Experience:
Immunocytochemistry
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM): operation and specimen preparation

Projects / Research:
Honours degree project: "Evidence that distinct isoforms of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) are involved in the neurotoxicity of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)."
Dept. Pharmacology, University of Otago, New Zealand

Scholarships:
2002 - 2003: Stipend International Max Planck Research School


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I am interested in neurodegenerative disorders and imaging techniques capable of visualising and assessing their impact on the structure and function of the central nervous system.