The Ups and Downs of Undergraduate Research: A Reflection on my Undergraduate Research Experience

By Joshua Kantharia   One of the most common pieces of advice I’ve heard in college is “get into research.” It was a statement that was echoed over and over again and many of my friends took that advice to heart, only to find disappointment. They learned that research was neither easy to get into or be a part of. If you’re having trouble getting … Continue reading The Ups and Downs of Undergraduate Research: A Reflection on my Undergraduate Research Experience

Dr. Lorna Role on Science, Sculpting, and Success

By Megan Chang Earning both her B.A. in Applied Mathematics and her Ph.D in Physiology from Harvard University, her full professor title at Columbia University, and more awards and honors than can be accounted for, it is safe to say that Dr. Lorna Role is accomplished beyond the norm. She has been a member of Stony Brook’s Department of Neurobiology and Behavior for six years … Continue reading Dr. Lorna Role on Science, Sculpting, and Success

Mind Power: A Potent Medicine

By Raazia Syedda “The more you explore an area, the more questions you can see,” says Dr. Anne Moyer of Stony Brook’s Department of Psychology and Faculty Director of the Undergraduate College of Science and Society [1]. Dr. Moyer has had a long-held interest in cancer and studies the psychosocial issues that surround cancer and cancer risk, medical decision-making, gender and health, research methodology and … Continue reading Mind Power: A Potent Medicine