Students flex their knowledge of neuroscience

Kaeli Vandemark discusses her poster with Julia Chimienti. Participants in the Neuroscience Summer Research Program, both undergraduate students presented their research projects in the Lavin-Bernick Center on Friday (Aug. 5). The Tulane Neuroscience Program is now part of the Tulane Brain Institute. Students gathered in the Qatar Ballroom on the uptown campus Friday (Aug. 5) for the culminating presentation of the nine-week Neuroscience Summer Research Program. The program grants undergraduate students the opportunity to gain lab experience and develop essential public speaking skills as they prepare for a final presentation discussing their individual neuroscience research projects with an audience of their peers, faculty and graduate students. Currently majoring in neuroscience and English, Tulane senior Clara Howell discussed her investigation of the cognitive ability of female zebra finches. “They’re the ones…


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