O'Halloran Lab

Department of Biological Sciences and Institute for Neuroscience at The George Washington University


Sensory behavior in C. elegans


Damien O'Halloran

Assistant Professor, Biology

Ramesh Ratnappan

Postdoc, Biology and MITM, 2015-Present

Jonathan Vadnal

Research Assistant, Biology, 2015-Present

Reeham Motaher

Ph.D. candidate, Biology, 2015-Present

Vishal Sharma

Ph.D. candidate, Biology, 2012-2017

Katrin Bode

Ph.D. candidate, Biology, 2017-Present

David Daniel

Undergraduate Researcher, 2014-2016

Julia Keegan

Senior Hons Thesis, Harlan Fellow, 2015-2016

Yoseph Aldras

Senior Hons Thesis, Harlan Fellow, 2013-2015

Isabel Uriagereka-Herburger

High-School Senior, 2016-2017

Chao He

Research Assistant, 2012-2015

Eric Brzozowski

Undergraduate, Luther Rice Fellow, 2012-13

Julian Sacca-Schaeffer

Undergraduate, Harlan Fellow, 2012-2013

Zelda Mendelowitz

Undergraduate Researcher, 2012


BISC 2220: Developmental Neurobiology

This course presents a broad description of the principles of neural development across invertebrate and vertebrate species. Spring course, 3 credits

BISC 2320: Neural Circuits and Behavior

This course aims to introduce students to the cellular and molecular properties of neural circuits that form the basis of behavior. Fall course, 3 credits

BISC 4180: Undergraduate Research Seminar

Explore diverse research topics and methods. Fall and Spring course, 1 credit (may be retaken)

Contact Us


Adress: 636A Ross Hall, 2300 I Street N.W.

City: Washington DC

E-mail: damienoh[at]gwu[dot]edu

Department and Institute Links:


Biological Sciences