Rebecca Parker, PhD

Selected Work Experience

2018-Present Medical Writer/Editor II ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT

2016-2018 Scientist, Technical Writing/Writer & Content Manager, Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, UT

2015-2016 Program Manager, Neuroscience Initiative University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2013-2014 Faculty, Sciences, Klamath Community College, Klamath Falls, OR

2012-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Rehabilitation Neural Engineering Lab University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2007-2012 Graduate Research Assistant, Neural Engineering Lab University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


2007-2012 Doctor of Philosophy, Neuroscience Dissertation: “Microstimulation via Chronic Intracortical Microelectrode Arrays: Studies of Functionality” University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Higher Education Teaching Specialist Designation

2003-2007 Bachelor of Science, Biology University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Chemistry Minor

2006 Nursing Assistant Certification Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, UT

Scientific Manuscripts

Parker RA, Davis TS, House PA, Normann RA, Greger B. The functional consequences of chronic, physiologically effective intracortical microstimulation. Prog Brain Res. 2011;194:145-65.

Parker RA, Negi S, Davis TS, Keefer EW, Wiggins H, House PA, Greger B. The use of a novel carbon nanotube coated microelectrode array for chronic intracortical recording and microstimulation. Proc. IEEE EMBS. 2012

Dehghani N, Hatsopoulos N, Haga ZD, Halgren E, Parker RA, Greger B, Cash SS, Destexhe A. Avalanche analysis from multielectrode ensemble recordings in cat, monkey and human cerebral cortex during wakefulness and sleep. Front Physiol. 2012;3:302

Davis TS, Parker RA, House PA, Bagley E, Wendelken S, Normann RA, Greger B. Spatial and temporal characteristics of V1 microstimulation during chronic implantation of a microelectrode array in a behaving macaque. J Neural Eng. 2012; 9(6)

Hanrahan SJ, Greger B, Parker RA, Ogura T, Obara S, Egan T, House PA. The effects of propofol on local field potential spectra, action potential firing rate, and their temporal relationship in humans and felines. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013; 7:136