Summer Research

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Larisa Collins ’13, recipient of the Hoffman Fellowship for summer research, is shown here preparing human urine samples for quantification of brain-derived neurotrophic factor

The neuroscience faculty at Bates frequently conducts research during the summer months, with opportunities for students to serve as high-level research assistants. There are a number of internal grant mechanisms that provide neuroscience majors with funding for room and board as well as stipends for 8- to 10-week summer immersion experiences:

It is common for neuroscience students who are engaged in summer research on campus to formally present their work in poster format at the Parents and Family Weekend each October.