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Taking initiative to get involved in something you are passionate about not only helps you learn more about yourself but also shows others that you are dedicated and determined.

Neuroscience

Research Topic: The Influence of Probiotics Treatment on Maternal Brain Serotonin Levels and Postpartum Socioemotional Behaviors Graduation Year: 2022

Aneeqa's Peer Advising Hours

  • Thursday, September 16, 7:00pm-8:00pm (virtual)
  • Thursday, November 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm (virtual)
  • Thursday, December 2, 4:00pm-5:00pm (virtual)
  • Thursday, December 9, 4:00pm-6:00pm (virtual)

Research Experience

Current

  • Neurobiology of postpartum caregiving and affective behaviors in mammals

Previous

  • Creating a wearable garment which allows embedded sensors to measure muscle activity during movement and exercise
  • Neuroaesthetics of reading and poetry 

Experiences

  • Lab maintenance
  • Literature review and writing research papers
  • Statistical analysis
  • Contributing to study design
  • Analyzing proteins using PCR, Western blotting, and autoradiography 
  • Determining levels of neurotransmitter content and release using microdialysis and HPLC
  • Viral vector manipulation of individual genes in animal brains


Campus Involvement

  • Peer Educator, Collaborative Learning Center, 2020-2021
  • Public Relations Chair, MSU SACI, 2021-present
  • Director of Fundraising, Blueprints for Pangaea, 2020-present

Post-Graduation Plans

  • Career (research focused)