FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Members Lead Summer Program
by Bethany Alex | Friday, Jul 01, 2022
FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute's Nicole Baganz, Ph.D., director of community engagement and programming and research assistant professor of biomedical science, and Paula Kurdziel, Ph.D. , postdoctoral fellow, recently led the neuroscience core course for the annual American Association of University Women Tech Trek virtual summer camp. The camp is a week-long, highly competitive, hands-on, problem solving program designed for middle school girls who have demonstrated academic excellence.
This year's activities included a dissection of a sheep brain and comparative anatomy; constructing LED and rope neuron to demonstrate neurotransmission and how neurons use electricity and chemicals in order to communicate, and other STEM-focused experiences. Learn More.