Dec
20

Winter Break Grind

In about five months, I will have—hopefully—completed writing this thesis. That kind of sounds far away but seeing how fast these few months have been, I’m convinced that day will come much faster than I expect it to. So I plan to be on top of things for the next few months because I still…
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Dec
02

Checkpoint 1

The situation surrounding my thesis has taken off in the past month. I am proud to say that, according to the William & Mary Physics Department, I am officially halfway through my thesis!

Dec
01

November Check-In

Well, November is over, and the semester is quickly winding up. It is all very surreal. The good news is that work on my research is going well. We wrapped up data collection earlier this month. I’ve been coding all the videos that are usable. I am really excited about this project and cannot wait…
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Dec
01

SfN Conference

Hello everyone! Here’s an update on what I have been doing in the past few weeks for my thesis. The rat testing and data collection has been progressing nicely, and Professor Burk has started doing cholinergic lesion surgeries on some of the animals recently. This marks an exciting step in my project! After the animals…
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Nov
06

SRS Poster Presentation

Hello again! Hope everyone is staying dry on this rainy day in Williamsburg. The SRS (or Summer Research Symposium) Poster Presentation the first week of October was an illuminating experience for me. All of the students who received funding from the Charles Center—including Monroe Scholars, Summer Research Grant recipients, and other Honors Fellowship recipients—were in…
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