The 2020 Beckman Scholar shares how her experiences as a student researcher at Barnard helped inform her current studies, plus insights from her “Walking NYC” project.
Year of Science Stories
Through faculty mentorship and Barnard’s Summer Research Institute (SRI), the two are continuing to collaborate to better understand global student perceptions around gender and science.
As undergraduate research assistants at Barnard, Kaiser helped to break ground on research into adult separation anxiety disorder, and Ward studied COVID-19’s effects on people living with OCD. #BarnardYearofScience
Participating in Barnard’s Summer Research Institute taught the sustainability and environmental economist how chemistry can be used to produce efficient biofuels.
The chemistry major breaks down how she balances her classes with research at both Barnard and Columbia.
The biology major discusses her work in headache medicine — and how to bring comfort to migraine sufferers.
The neuroscience and behavior major discusses her research on the body’s circadian rhythms and returning to Morningside Heights to collaborate with Professor Rae Silver.
The neuroscience and behavior major shares how working at Columbia’s Kellendonk Lab gave her invaluable knowledge and skills to pursue a career in STEM.
The neuroscientist discusses her Fulbright, her Oxford master’s thesis, and more in a new Q&A. #BarnardYearOfScience