Eric Lawton | Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Eric Lawton

Portrait of graduate student Eric Lawton (PhD, Biomedical Sciences with Neuroscience) in the Science Atrium at the University of Guelph

2019 PhD Biomedical Sciences with Neuroscience

About Being a Grad Student at U of G… 

Being a graduate student at the UofG was an amazing and rewarding experience. Fellow students and faculty create a friendly and supportive environment which made coming to the lab enjoyable, every day. Between presenting at conferences, writing papers and conducting research, UoG offers plenty of amenities to relax and unwind with friends.


Graduate 2019 – Biomedical Sciences with Neuroscience*, MSc

About My Advisor… 

I had a great relationship with my advisor, he gave me the opportunity to learn new skills, refine old ones and get the best possible experience out of graduate school. He helped me grow as a researcher, academic and professional since joining the lab.

About Future Goals...

Upon completing my M.Sc. Thesis defence I plan on entering industry, specifically, the realm of pharmaceuticals.

How Will Your Research Improve Life?

My research will help contribute to elucidating neuroanatomical changes in areas critical to cognition and memory that may underlie age-related cognitive decline in males.