UE

Ukpong Eyo

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neuroscience
Office location and address
409 Lane Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Microglial-Neurovascular Dynamics and Regulation of Neurovascular Structure and Function
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
August 01, 2021 – May 31, 2026
Targeting Microglia in Febrile Status Epilepticus
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
August 01, 2021 – April 30, 2026
American Cancer Society- Institutional Research Grant
Source: American Cancer Society
January 01, 2020 – December 31, 2022
Interrogating microglia in SLC6A1 disease using GAT-1 mutant mice
Source: Uplifting Athletes, Inc.
May 30, 2021 – September 01, 2022
Mechanisms of capillary-associated microglial interactions
Source: U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
September 01, 2020 – August 31, 2022
Microglial P2Y12 Receptors in Normal Developmental Physiology and Seizures
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
December 08, 2017 – July 31, 2021
Targeting microglial P2Y12R to ameliorate febrile status epilepticus
Source: American Epilepsy Society
July 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021
NESC 3960: Research in Neuroscience
Credits: 3
Students in Neuroscience major are expected to participate in active research, supervised by a faculty research mentor. The course grade is based on 10 hours/week lab work toward achieving term goals that are determined individually at the beginning of the term. Students are expected to submit a Term Plan one month after the first day of classes and a Progress Report two weeks before the last day of classes.
COGS 3960: Cognitive Science Research
Credits: 3
This course aims to provide faculty-supervised research experience. A faculty mentor should be identified before enrollment. S/U grading. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Faculty supervisor permission.
NESC 3995: Research in Neuroscience
Credits: 3
This course provides opportunities for first and second year students who have not yet declared a major to engage in supervised research activities.
BIOL 4900: Independent Readings in Biology
Credits: 1–3
Tutorial or seminar course that allows intensive study of the literature in a particular area of biology under the guidance of a Biology faculty member.
NESC 4970: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 3
A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. The thesis must be based on empirical research conducted by the student. Prerequisite: Participant in Neuroscience DMP.
NESC 4980: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 3
A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. The thesis must be based on empirical research conducted by the student. Prerequisite: Participant in Neuroscience DMP.
NESC 8080: Neuroscience Graduate Student Seminar Series
Credits: 1
Students give forty-five minute presentations to their peers each week. Provides a chance for practice and improvement in giving lectures and an opportunity to receive advice from fellow trainees and attending faculty. Gives all members of the program updates on the progress and scientific interests of the students.
NESC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
NESC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, under the supervision of a dissertation director.
PHAR 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.