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Jessica Strickler, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Interests:

  • Blast-induced Neurotrauma
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Epigenetics
  • Genetics
  • Cellular Biology
  • Therapeutics



  • B.S. Biology, Emory University
  • Ph.D. Biological Sciences with a focus in Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham



Boni JL, Kahanovitch U, Nwaobi SE, Floyd CL, Olsen ML. DNA methylation: A mechanism for sustained alteration of KIR4.1 expression following central nervous system insult. Glia. 2020 Jul;68(7):1495-1512. doi: 10.1002/glia.23797. Epub 2020 Feb 18. PMID: 32068308.

Robel S, Buckingham SC, Boni JL, Campbell SL, Danbolt NC, Riedemann T, Sutor B, Sontheimer H. Reactive astrogliosis causes the development of spontaneous seizures. J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 25;35(8):3330-45. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1574-14.2015. PMID: 25716834; PMCID: PMC4339349.  

Wang X, Campos CR, Peart JC, Smith LK, Boni JL, Cannon RE, Miller DS. Nrf2 upregulates ATP binding cassette transporter expression and activity at the blood-brain and blood-spinal cord barriers. J Neurosci. 2014 Jun 18;34(25):8585-93. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2935-13.2014. PMID: 24948812; PMCID: PMC4061395.