Team

Stephen Abbott, Ph.D.

Principal investigator

Stephen received his Bachelor of Science (1st class Honours) from the University of Sydney and his PhD. from Macquarie University, both in Sydney, Australia. Following post-doctoral training at UVA and Harvard University, Stephen returned to UVA’s Department of Pharmacology as a member of faculty in 2017. Dr. Abbott’s research seeks to established organization of neural systems that underlie the homeostatic functions of the autonomic nervous system, with an emphasis on cardiovascular control.

sba6t@virginia.edu
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5570-6276

George at work in the lab.
George Souza, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

George Souza received his Ph.D in Physiology from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Prior to joining the Abbott Lab, George trained with professor emeritus Patrice Guyenet at UVA with support from a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.

Currently, Dr. Souza’s research utilizes in-vivo calcium imaging and optogenetics to elucidate the systems responsible for the respiratory effects of hypoxia and hypercapnia.

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4678-6910

Daniel Stornetta

Lab Specialist

Proud member of the lab. Performs histology, data analysis, lab management, and technical development.

Supporter of free (libre) open source software including: GNU/Linux, Python, and R.

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5570-6276


Want to work with us?

We have a job opening for a post-doc, please follow the link below to the UVA job posting to apply-

https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Research-Associate-in-Pharmacology–Abbott-Lab-_R0024993