Biology 101/102: Introductory Biology
2020, PhD Neuroscience, University of Washington, Seattle
2012, BA Biology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fellowships, Scholarships, and Awards
2018 Husky 100 Award
2018 AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science & Engineering Sponsorship
2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
2013 NIH Poster Day “Best in Show” Award
2012 Phi Beta Kappa
2012 Colorado College Laboratory Biology Award
Teaching and Research Experience
2018-20 Course Instructor – Graduate Science Communication, UW College of the Environment
2015-20 Graduate Research Assistant – UW Pharmacology (lab of Dr. Charles Chavkin)
2017 Teaching Assistant – Neurobiology, UW Biology (Professor William Moody)
2016-19 Outreach Coordinator – UW Neuroscience Community Outreach Group
2013-14 Middle School Science Teacher – Center City Public Charter School Trinidad (6th-8th)
2012-13 Post-Baccalaureate IRTA – NIMH Laboratory of Molecular Biology (Lab of Dr. Barry Kaplan)
2011 Learning Assistant –Colorado College Quantitative Reasoning Center (Cell Biology - Professor Phoebe Lostroh)
2011 Summer Research Assistant and Thesis Student – Developmental Biology, Colorado College (Assistant Professor Nancy Huang)
2010 Summer Research Intern, NIMH Laboratory of Molecular Biology (Lab of Dr. Barry Kaplan)
Leadership and Professional Experience
2018–20 Diversity Committee Member, UW Pharmacology
2017–20 Policy Director, Scientists Advocating for Representation, Justice, and Equity
2017–20 Senator and Science Policy Committee Co-Chair, UW Graduate & Professional Student Senate
2014–15 Associate Course Producer, 2U Inc.
Reichard KL, Newton KA, Rivera ZMG, Sotero de Menezes P, Schattauer SS, Land BB, Chavkin “Regulation of kappa opioid receptor inactivation depends on sex and cellular site of action.” Journal of Molecular Pharmacology (Accepted pending minor revisions August 2020)
Heymann G, Jo YS, Reichard KL, McFarland N, Chavkin C, Palmiter RD, Soden ME, Zweifel LS. “Synergy of Distinct Dopamine Projection Populations in Behavioral Reinforcement”. Neuron 2019 Dec.
Abraham, A. D., Schattauer, S. S., Reichard, K. L., Cohen, J. H., Fontaine, H.M., Song, A. J., Johnson, S., Land, B.B., Chavkin, C. “Estrogen regulation of GRK2 inactivates kappa opioid receptor signaling mediating analgesia, but not aversion“. Journal of Neuroscience 2018 Aug.
Schattauer SS, Land BB, Reichard KL, Abraham AD, Burgeno, LM. Kuhar JR, Phillips PEM, Ong SE, Chavkin C. “Peroxiredoxin 6 mediates Gαi protein-coupled receptor inactivation by cJun kinase“. Nature Communications 2017 Sept; 8(743).
Kar A, Sun CY, Reichard K, Gervasi NM, Pickel J, Nakazawa K, Kaplan BB. “Dysregulation of the axonal trafficking of nuclear-encoded mitochondrial mRNA alters neuronal mitochondrial activity and mouse behavior.” Developmental Neurobiology. 2014 Mar;74(3):333-50.