microPublication Biology

Brianna Ramos1,2, Bryant Cruz1*, Alec DeLong1*, Gianina Pontrelli1, and Gareth Harris1§

1California State University Channel Islands, Biology program, Camarillo, Ca, USA

2Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA

§Correspondence to: Gareth Harris (Gareth.harris@csuci.edu)

* Authors have equal contribution




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California State University Channel Islands-Biology program lab funds, Original laboratory start-up for Dr. Gareth Harris. Thanks also to the CSUCI Student Research Faculty-Student Collaborative Grant Award for Brianna Ramos and Gareth Harris. For select students who were included in authorship, this material is based upon work supported by the HSI-STEM Model for Research and Teaching program, which is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant HRD-1928693 (Fall/Spring 2020/2021).

Author Contributions

  • Brianna Ramos: Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Formal analysis, Validation
  • Bryant Cruz: Formal analysis, Methodology, Investigation, Writing - review & editing
  • Alec DeLong: Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing
  • Gianina Pontrelli: Formal analysis, Data curation, Investigation
  • Gareth Harris: Data curation, Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Visualization, Validation, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing

Reviewed By

Elizabeth Glater


  • Received: 4/8/2022
  • Revision Received: 4/27/2022
  • Accepted: 5/4/2022
  • Published: 5/6/2022



© 2022 by the authors. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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