Category Archives: The Story

Conclusion

Here it is then…the conclusion of the trip. My trip to Duke has undoubtedly been the best thing that could have happened to me as an undergraduate student. I have discovered what I do and don’t know; my areas of strength … Continue reading

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LAST DAY at Duke ….

So here we are, the last day, pretty sad to be fair.  Today we are putting our presentations together to present after lunch.  Busy, busy, in fact under pressure to get it how I want it and very aware that … Continue reading

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Ninth day at Duke 5 Sep

Last day of lectures, really sad to be going back, although, I have been to talk to different people about doing a PhD here, so, all is not lost…fingers crossed if I get my grades etc etc I might be … Continue reading

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Eighth day at Duke 4 Sep

Wednesday already….on no only one full day after this of full lectures and labs and then presentation day! Started the day well with a present of some gorgeous tea all the way from China …very much appreciated. Today’s Lectures: Lecture … Continue reading

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Seventh day at Duke 3 Sep

Yet another great day, at this point they are going too fast. Lectures: First;  Motor Systems: Periphery with Michael Platt, Professor; Director, Duke Institute for Brain Science, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience DIBS, D-CIDES, CCN Neurobiology, School of Medicine, DIBS Director, DIBS … Continue reading

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Sixth day at Duke 2 Sep

Back to Uni and into lectures for three interesting lectures in the morning. Lecture 1: Early Visual Transduction, with Jeremy Kay, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurobiology. Covering wiring in the retina and visual system from development to circuit function. Lecture 2: … Continue reading

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Its the weekend! 31Aug/01Sep

Saturday: So it feels a bit like Big Brother…And on Saturday in the house, Genetta, Becky and Rachel are taking time to eat, drink and chill…. Great day, went to the Farmers Market in Durham which was very busy and … Continue reading

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Fifth Day at Duke 30 Aug

Great end to a fantastic week…hard to imagine the week ended already. Between the lectures, the dinners, the beautiful campus and the incredibly good company, I have to say I am living the dream being here. I could not have … Continue reading

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Fourth Day at Duke 29 Aug

More pictures than notes today, very tired after a week of learning! Very good lectures, lots of information which I knew a small bit about each and will be hugely useful for the future. Today’s lectures were: Theoretical Neuroscience,with Professor Henry … Continue reading

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Third Day at Duke 28 Aug

First the weather broke and it was a bit overcast, not that it got any cooler, air conditioning has been an absolute godsend! First half of the day: Lecture on Electrophysiology with Court Hull, PhD. Really very interesting lecture and … Continue reading

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