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Christopher "Tyler" Short

Neuroscience Student

Dallas, TX


(903) 450-2954


President, Neuroscience Student Association, 2020-2021, UT Dallas

Vice President, Neuroscience Student Association, 2019-2020, UT Dallas

Student Leader of the Year Nominee, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2020, UT Dallas

Certified Pharmacy Technician, IV & Sterile Compounding, 2015-Present, PTCB/TSBP

Additional Activities

>100 Animals Fostered

40+ Blood Donations

Volunteered for 2 Neuroscience Conventions

Work Experience

Clinical Pharmacy Technician, Med City Las Colinas / Hunt Regional Medical Center
Jun 2018 - Current

  • Primarily work in a hood to prepare sterile IV compounds and medications.

  • Grant Intern & Wholesale Consultant, Ted’s Brain Science
    Jun 2018 - Dec 2019

  • Organized, collaborated on, and oversaw the submission of a DoD CDMRP grant application
  • Communicated research and product to pharmacists, physicians, and retailers to establish and maintain wholesale relationships

  • Volunteer Research Assistant / Work Study, PAIN Neurobiology Research Group, UT Dallas
    Oct 2018 - Dec 2019

  • Worked under Galo Mejia on a mouse migraine model
  • Started project with Pradipta Ray to analyze neurogenomic data
  • Worked under Clay Smithhart to surgically obtain and culture DRG and TG neurons for electrophysiology

  • Volunteer Research Assistant, Texas Biomedical Device Center, UT Dallas
    Jun 2018 - Jul 2019

  • Handled rats and data collection from habituation to training pre- and post-stroke & VNS implantation
  • Observed multiple surgeries, auditory mappings, motor mappings, and profusions
  • Began micro-construction and surgery recovery

  • Education

    Master of Science in Applied Cognition & Neuroscience
    Current Student

    The University of Texas at Dallas

    Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

    The University of Texas at Dallas

  • TA for PSY 2317 Statistics for Psychology (admittedly for 2 weeks)

  • Associate of Science in Applied Science

    Dallas County Community College