Headshot of Michael J. Rigby

Undergraduate education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign- BS (2014)

Years in MSTP

2014-

PhD Program

Neuroscience

Mentor

Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD

Research interest

Aberrant protein acetylation along the early secretory pathway and its role in neurodegeneration and pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Jun H, Mohammed Qasim Hussaini S, Rigby MJ, Jang MH. Functional role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis as a therapeutic strategy for mental disorders. Neural Plast. 2012;2012:854285. Epub 2012 Dec 31. Review. PMID: 23346419; PMCID: PMC3549353.