I was lucky enough to have been awarded an undergraduate travel grant to attend Cosyne 2016 in my sophomore year. This was my first neuroscience conference, and Anne Churchland (who played a huge role in getting funding for this travel grant) encouraged us to blog about our experiences. Here’s my account!
Disclaimer: This is a page I wrote back in 2016 before the neuroscience major at Rice was finally approved in December 2017. Some of this information is still useful, so I thought I’d leave it here for any future students who are interested in more of a computational path into neuroscience.
“What I wish I had known as a freshman.” This page is dedicated to the advice I would give my first-year self as an undergrad interested in neuroscience. Continue reading