UNDERGRAD INSTITUTION AND MAJOR:
University of Arizona, BS in Neuroscience, 2016
Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program; Galileo Scholars Award
UNDERGRADUATE OR POST-BAC RESEARCH:
Dye-labelling and imaging of individual glia cells in the Drosophila ventral nerve cord.
- Paul Mermelstein, PhD, Department of Neuroscience
- Mark Thomas, PhD, Departments of Neuroscience and Psychology
WHAT GOT YOU INTERESTED IN RESEARCH?
The ability to satisfy my curiosity about the brain as a full time endeavor.
Mark Thomas, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience and Psychology
Paul G. Mermelstein, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience
Alfonso Araque, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience
Eric A. Newman, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience
Patrick Rothwell, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE MN?
I chose UMN because of the quality of the faculty and the degree of collaboration between departments and faculty.
STUDENT MENTOR AND THE BEST ADVICE THEY GAVE.
Justin Lines: He told me to try one rotation outside of my specific interests to expand my boundaries.