“Discovering an underground network of scientists and engineers who shared my passions was an immensely rewarding and exciting experience.”
Dr. Christine E. Schmidt, Biomedical Engineering
Briefly describe your research project.
We investigate the effects of electrical stimulation through an electrically conductive substrate on Schwann cell migration, morphological differentiation, and behavioral patterns.
What was your favorite part of your research experience?
I enjoyed meeting and talking to people who share my interest in research. Discovering an underground network of scientists and engineers who shared my passions was an immensely rewarding and exciting experience.
What surprised you during the research process?
I was surprised to discover how easy it is to become a part of the research world. Most professors are extremely eager to get new students interested in research, and many take great pride in teaching students in their lab.
How has participating in research affected your undergraduate experience?
Working in a research lab setting completely changed the way I viewed my educational experience. What was once