Learning How to Research and Presenting it : Pandemic Edition

My research experience in the last two years has undoubtedly been the best learning experience I have ever had in my life. In my opinion, there are two major components to learning how to do research. First, it is imperative to learn more about how your PI thinks and develops projects, with focus on both…

My Neuroscience Research Journey

My research mentor for my fellowship this fall is Dr. Bill Yates, a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Pitt’s School of Medicine. For well over thirty years, Dr. Yates has been a major contributor to science in his research on the vestibular influences on cardiovascular regulation, neurobiology of motion sickness, multisensory integration of…

The Neuroscience Behind Throwing Up

Hello! My name is Charlie Murphey, and I am currently a junior here at Pitt. I am pursuing a Neuroscience major with minors in Statistics and Chemistry as well as a certificate in the Conceptual Foundations of Medicine. I am incredibly excited to be conducting neurophysiological research this fall semester through Pitt’s School of Medicine…

My CURF Project

Hello Everyone, My name is Hrishit Shah. I am a Junior majoring in neuroscience. I do research in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department in Dr. Amy Wagner’s Lab. In the United States, over one-third of individuals hospitalized due to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) experience the onset of a long-term TBI-related disability or a resulting,…

Brackenridge Introduction – Avani Mathur

About Me Hello! My name is Avani and I’m a rising junior at Pitt with majors in biology and sociology and a minor in chemistry. I’m participating in the Brackenridge Fellowship from my home in central Jersey and am thrilled to submerge myself in an interdisciplinary atmosphere this summer. One unique fact about me is…