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Alison L. O'Neil

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Hall-Atwater Laboratories, 22

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Behavior

Assistant Professor, Integrative Sciences

Assistant Professor, Biology


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BS Binghamton University
PHD Montana State University

Alison L. O'Neil

Research in the O'Neil lab is focused on understanding the structure-function relationship of proteins involved in neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease) and Alzhiemer's Disease.  By utilizing human stem cells as in vitro models, we can access the unique cell types associated with disease and study downstream consequences of protein-protein interactions. 

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Fall 2023
CHEM 152 - 01
Introductory Chemistry Lab

CHEM 152 - 02
Introductory Chemistry Lab

Spring 2024
CHEM 383 - 01

CHEM 383 - 02

CHEM 588 - 01
Seminar in Biological Chem