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David Harary (B.A., Clarinet, 2015) Named URECA Researcher of the Month

April 1, 2015

David Harary is a senior majoring in Music who has been involved in neuroscience research in the laboratory of Dr. Mary Kritzer (Neurobiology & Behavior) since his junior year. Funding for David’s project, “Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease: roles for sex and sex hormone effects on subthalamo-prefrontal connections” was provided in Summer 2014 by URECA. David will be presenting a poster on his research at the upcoming URECA campus-wide undergraduate research exhibition on APRIL 29th.

David is a Clarinetist/Bass Clarinetist, and will soon be performing an honors Senior Recital, with a preconcert lecture on April 12, at 12 PM in the Staller Center for the Arts Recital Hall that he prepared for under the mentorship of Professor Emerita Sarah Fuller and Doctoral Candidate Taylor Massey. David was a finalist in the 2014 and 2015 SB Undergraduate Concerto Competitions, and has developed his musicianship throughout his time at SB from his involvement with chamber and orchestral music ensembles. David also is a rower with Stony Brook University Crew, routinely practicing at 5:30am on Stony Brook Harbor. In his freshman year, David was named a Leadership and Service (LDS) Undergraduate College Fellow. He has served as a Teaching Assistant for Organic Chemistry; and as a Student Advisor to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

David was born in NYC, and attended New Rochelle High School in Westchester. After attending a one-year Master’s in Neuroscience program at King’s College London, he plans to go to medical school.

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