Julia C. Basso, PhD, CYT
Senior Research Associate

  • Examining how episodic future thinking can impact health behaviors in patient populations with errors in decision making such as obesity, diabetes, and addiction.
  • Investigating the effects of exercise on brain function and physiology, and the neurobiological underpinnings of exercise motivation

2017, Postdoctoral, Center for Neural Science, New York University

2012, Ph.D., Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University
Dissertation: Investigation of the behavioral processes and neurobiological substrates involved in the motivation for voluntary wheel running in the rat

2005, B.A., Department of Neuroscience / Department of Dance, Middlebury College

Julia Basso


Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
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Roanoke, VA 24016