“There Are No Endings, Only New Beginnings”

This summer has been a great experience for me. Not only did I begin my own project in the lab, but I also gained an amazing amount of experience that many undergraduates are unable to experience before graduation. It’s surprising to reflect back to the days before I started the summer and see how much I’ve learned.

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Strike a Pose: Imaging and Cell Counting

The next step in the process of determining the effects of treatment on neural development is to visually count the cells in the developing nervous system. To do this, DAPI stained sections are imaged. From those images, a program counts the cells in the developing nervous system.

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