April Pruitt is a second-year PhD student in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (INP), co-mentored by Ellen Hoffman and Kristen Brennand. She is interested in genetic risk of autism spectrum disorder, sex-specific differences in neurodevelopment, and rare copy number variant disorders that predispose individuals to developmental and psychiatric disorders. She is a Kavli Institute for Neuroscience Scholar and is in the Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).
April obtained a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Education & Training
- BSUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette, Biology (2020)
Honors & Recognition
|Predoctoral Fellowship||Autism Science Foundation||2022|