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Student Spotlight

Class of 2016

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Research passion: Neurodegenerative disorders

Dream job: Physician, possibly a neurologist

Recommended neuroscience course: NEUROSCI 471S: Drug and Addiction taught by Dr. Nicole Schramm-Sapyta. I learned tons about addiction and the common misconceptions behind it.

Favorite neuroscience fact: The average human brain weighs only three pounds.

What jump-starts my brain: Colorful, savory, delicious food - it activates all of my senses!

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