Positions Available:

We are currently recruiting a new postdoctoral fellow to join the lab. Details of the position are included in the position advertisement. We are also recruiting talented and motivated students to join our lab at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Please contact Dr. Roseberry if you are interested or for more information.

PI: Aaron G. Roseberry


Email: aroseberry at

Dr. Roseberry obtained his B.A. in Chemistry from Northwestern University, his M.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from Colorado State University, and his PhD in Pharmacology from Northwestern University. He then did post-doctoral fellowships with Dr. Jeffrey Friedman at The Rockefeller University and Dr. John Williams at The Vollum Institute at Oregon Health and Sciences University. After a brief stint as a Scientist at The Coca-Cola Company, he spent a short time at Marquette University, and then moved to his current position at Georgia State University.

In addition to running his laboratory, Dr. Roseberry currently teaches Biol6102/Neur6010 Neurobiology and is developing a new undergraduate course in Neuropharmacology. He also serves on the GSU IACUC and recently joined the Molecular Neuropharmacology and Signaling (MNPS) study section for the NIH.

Graduate Students:

MC Manieri

Maria Claudia ("MC") Manieri

Email: mmanieri1 at

MC is a new PhD student in the Neuroscience program. MC received her BA in Neuroscience from Boston University and her MS in Biology from GSU. She is currently working out some new protocols for projects examining the role of MC3Rs in the VTA.

Katelyn Ramsey

Katelyn Ramsey

Email: kramsey14 at

Katelyn is a MS student in the Neuroscience program who started in the lab in the Spring semester of 2022. She received her BS from West Virgia University. She is currently working on anatomy projects involving tracing axon projections and using RNAScope to characterize different neuron populations.

Cameron Fulco

Cameron Fulco

Email: cfulco2 at

Cameron is a MS student in the Biology program who started in the lab in the spring of 2022. He received his BS from Georgia College and State University. He is currently working on a behavioral project in the lab.

Undergraduate Students:

Jeewaka Manamendra

Jeewaka Manamendra

Jeewaka is currently managing our mouse colony and is helping to develop some new behavioral approaches in the lab.

Ngoc Tran

Ngoc Tran

Ngoc is an undergraduate Neuroscience major in the S-Stem program. She is learning new techniques in the lab and is working on usng the FED3.1 devices to measure food intake.

Charlie Cordero

Charlie Cordero

Charlie is new to the lab and is in the process of learning new techniques in the lab.

Prior Lab Members:

Rhianna Fuller-Hall--Rhianna finished her MS in Neuroscience in 2022. She is currently working at GSU while applying to PhD programs.

Anna Dunigan--Anna finished her PhD in 2020 and stayed in the lab as a postdoctoral associate until August 2021. She is currently a clinical coordinator at Emory University.

Jin Kim--Jin finished his MS in 2020 and is currently attending dental school.

Katherine Stuhrman West--Katherine (Kat) finished her PhD in July 2018. She is current teaching at Georgia Perimeter College at GSU.

Laranci Shanmugarajah--Laranci finished her MS in 2015. She is currently attending Pharmacy school at the University of Texas.

Nia Mitchell--Nia was an undergraduate researcher in the laboratory and graduated in 2019. She is currently attending medical school at Duke University.

Keyon Emami (BS, MS)

Melissa Lange (MS)

Venkata Radhakishen (Kishen) Jayanti (MS)

Haw-Han (Lewis) Yen (MS)

Danielle Mankin (MS)

Eve Lutrell (BS)

Shanterra Grable (BS)