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Ashlyn Spring, Ph.D.



University of Iowa – Molecular Neurobiology & Genetics


Greg Matera, Ph.D.


Dr. Spring is Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls in River Falls, WI


  • Spring 2018
    • Introduction to Neuroscience, North Carolina Central University
  • Fall 2018
    • General Biology I with Lab, North Carolina Central University


Raimer AC- Singh SS- Edula MR- Paris-Davila T- Vandadi V- Spring AM– Matera AG. Temperature-sensitive spinal muscular atrophy-causing point mutations lead to SMN instability- locomotor defects and premature lethality in Drosophila. Disease models & mechanisms. 2020 May 22;13(5). PMCID: PMC7325441.

Spring AM, Raimer AC, Hamilton CD, Schillinger MJ, Matera AG.   Comprehensive Modeling of Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Drosophila melanogaster.Front Mol Neurosci. 2019 May 16;12:113. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2019.00113. PMCID PMC6532329 DOI: 10.3389/fnmol.2019.00113

Gray KM, Kaifer KA, Baillat D, Wen Y, Bonacci TR, Ebert AD, Raimer AC, Spring AM, Have ST, Glascock JJ, Gupta K, Van Duyne GD, Emanuele MJ, Lamond AI, Wagner EJ, Lorson CL, Matera AG. Self-oligomerization regulates stability of survival motor neuron protein isoforms by sequestering an SCFSlmb degron.. Molecular biology of the cell. 2018 Jan 15;29(2):96-110. PMC5909936.