Alice Heicklen: Enriching the Amgen Scholars Experience at Columbia

Alice Heicklen: Enriching the Amgen Scholars Experience at Columbia

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Behind the scenes at Columbia/Barnard is site director Alice Heicklen, a trained biologist who has since the launch of Amgen Scholars in 2007 orchestrated these details, ensuring that students come away with a comprehensive research experience.
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Amgen Scholars at MIT Meet ‘Connectome’ Neuroscientist Sebastian Seung

Amgen Scholars at MIT Meet ‘Connectome’ Neuroscientist Sebastian Seung

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Seung’s work aims to test the idea that the extensive pattern of connections between our billions of neurons is where experiences and memories are stored and what makes people unique.

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Amgen Scholars is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Cambridge.

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