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Student Spotlight

November 11, 2015

Upsana Chabdra

 

Class of 2016

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Research passion: Behavioral research - working with animals means there is rarely a boring day in lab!

Dream job: A doctor in pediatrics and internal medicine.

Recommended course: Functional Neuroimaging (NEUROSCI 382L) - we were able to conduct our very own fMRI study!

Favorite neuro fact: Synapses and neuronal networks in the brain can change as a result of behavioral or environmental changes, even in adulthood.

What jump-starts my brain: Singing, reading a good book, and trying new foods.

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