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Carolyn Senneca

Carolyn Senneca, Post-baccalaureate IRTA Fellow
Post-baccalaureate IRTA Fellow
BA Cellular Neuroscience and English Literature
Colgate University
Hamilton, New York

Carolyn Senneca is a post-baccalaureate fellow in the Section on Behavioral Neuroscience. She received her BA in Cellular Neuroscience and English Literature from Colgate University in 2020. At Colgate she was a member of Dr. Wan-chun Liu’s laboratory, where she studied genetic and environmental influences on vocal learning and communication in zebra finches. She joined the Section on Behavioral Neuroscience in 2020 and works with Dr. Messanvi to investigate neural circuits that facilitate executive function and decision making. Outside of research, she enjoys reading, painting, and hiking.


C. M. Senneca, A. Gilman, M. Cealie, M. Landstrom, W.-C. Liu. (2019) Making a move: The effects of flight movement on vocal imitation and juvenile neurogenesis. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, USA