Lycoming College biology major receives neuroscience award
Lycoming College student Lauren Robertson, a senior biology major from Hanover, recently won a Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience travel award to present her work at the national Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, Calif., in October. The $750 award covers travel and meeting expenses.
The Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience is an international organization that is focused on neuroscience education and research at the undergraduate level.
In April, Robertson also won the Best Poster Presentation award at the 2013 Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Conference for Psychology, Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind with her project, “Characterization of Early Purkinje Cell Processes in the Mouse.”