Dr. Ann Power Smith

Ann Power Smith received her undergraduate training at University of California, San Diego, where she majored in animal physiology & neuroscience. She received her Masterís and Doctorate degrees from University of California, Irvine in Biological Sciences in the Dept. of Neurobiology & Behavior.  And she currently works at the Reeve-Irvine Research Center in the Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology.  She has been awarded several research fellowships, including a postdoctoral NRSA from NIH, as well as teaching and research paper awards.  She has a broad knowledge of biological sciences, with particular emphasis in Neuroscience.  Her past and present research experience includes the following specific expertise: animal disease models, stereotaxic surgery, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, quantitative analysis of imaging data, behavioral pharmacology, behavioral assessments, neurobiology of learning and memory, modulation of memory consolidation, stress influences on cognition, interactions among neurotransmitters & intracellular signaling systems, neuroendocrinology, spinal cord injury, stem cells, immediate early gene and protein expression and regulation.  Ann is a member of the Council of Scientific Editors. [published as Ann E. Power]