Scotties With Nerves Presentation

When my research group and I presented our research from BIO 216 (Molecular Biology) at Scotties With Nerves in 2018, we demonstrated an exceptional ability to understand, explain, and present the nervous system. We used research methods commonly found in neuroscience research, like primary literature research,  gel electrophoresis, CRISPR, and scientific presentation to share our …

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Neuroscience Learning Outcomes

While the outcomes have changed slightly during my time at ASC, the neuroscience major learning outcomes are as follows: demonstrate a basic understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system at various levels of organization understand the research methods used in neuroscience and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the research techniques demonstrate …

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Weekly Reflection 7/22/16

The last full week of the program is done! I presented this week on peer review and publication as the last one to host a Wednesday ethics seminar. My slides, which can be seen here, give an overview of how peer review works as well as positive and negative aspects of peer review. On slide 7 there is a link to […]

Weekly Reflection 7/01/16

We’re just about halfway done with the summer now! It really doesn’t feel like it’s been a month and we’re already beginning to prepare for the end of the program. This entails a big write up of all of the things we’ve done so far, which is still incomplete at 11 pages. The plan at the […]

The Polar Eye

Presentation: The Polar Eye [link] | [file] I was part of the first ASTRO (Aerospace Summer Training and Research Opportunity) team at SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. an aerospace engineering design firm. We were instructed to design a satellite with given parameters and a hypothetical budget of ten million dollars. I was in charge of orbital mechanics, attitude … Continue reading The Polar Eye