The Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal is proud to present the Volume X, released Spring 2020. Volume X will publish in print whenever it is possible to distribute print copies. We will be accepting submissions for Volume XI through February 15th, 2021. Volume XI will publish in the spring of 2020.
At the mention of “neuroscience,” what comes to mind is often the image of brain scans, EEGs (brainwave readers), and a flurry of lab coats dissecting and analyzing brain tissue. Of course, this is a crucial part of neuroscience, responsible for the discovery of pathways in the brain, the sources of bodily functions, neuron classes… … Continue reading Theoretical Neuron Networks
Dr. Robinson has been conducting research regarding paleoecology, the scientific study of interactions between organisms and their environments, since before he was a PhD Biology student at Fordham University. Much of Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on mentoring and conducting modern pollen projects—analyzing pollen samples found in geographical deposits—which reveals to scientists much about ancient ecosystems … Continue reading Extinct Megafauna From the Ice Age: What They Tell Us Today
Veronica Quiroga, a senior at Fordham University, is an African American Studies major who also works as a research assistant for the Bronx African American History Project. Quiroga is currently working on her senior thesis: an ethnographic study of a group of young men who live in the Wagner Houses of East Harlem. Since attending … Continue reading Ethnographic Study of Young Men in NYC Public Housing
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complicated neurodevelopmental disorder that is slowly being pieced apart by the research of those in the neuroscience field. Taking on a piece of the puzzle is Fordham University student Celia Hans, with the help of Dr. Batista-Brito and her research lab at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Hans is a … Continue reading Piecing Together Autism Spectrum Disorder: Fordham Student’s Research on Inhibitory Neurons in Mouse Brains