Jennifer Brown

Entering Class - 2016

E-MAIL: brow4706@umn.edu

PhD/JD:
Yes

UNDERGRAD INSTITUTION AND MAJOR:
Skidmore College, BA, Neuroscience and Psychology, 2013

UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS:
Joseph C. Palamountain all-college writing award (2013), Amy Eisenberg Memorial Award in psychology (2013), Thoroughbred Society for varsity athletes, departmental honors in Neuroscience and Psychology

GRADUATE ADVISOR:
Sylvain Lesne, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience

RESEARCH CATEGORIES:

  • Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neural Injury
  • Neurogenetics

ROTATIONS:

  • Alfonso Araque, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience
  • Walter Low, Ph.D., Department of Neurosurgery
  • Sylvain Lesne, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE MN?
I was looking for a school that wasn’t afraid to push boundaries, was doing a variety of impactful research, and had a supportive atmosphere with great camaraderie among the students.

STUDENT MENTOR AND THE BEST ADVICE THEY GAVE:
Jennifer Cook:  The classes will be a lot (of work), but just keep pushing through, because everyone else is in the same position.

FAVORITE ITASCA MEMORY:
1) Hanging with my cohort in general 2) the meteor shower 3) paddle board raft creation

Jennifer Brown