Allegheny Neuroscience Students Learn By Doing

Neuroscience students take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to:

  • Independent studies
  • Local, regional, and international conferences
  • Research internships
  • Summer research
  • Senior comp
Psychology Students
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Allegheny’s students regularly present their research findings at local, regional, and national professional meetings, and their work is on occasion published in professional journals.


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), University of MIchigan

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

Summer Internship, Susan Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, Il

Summer Internship, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Research Opportunities

Conduct original research directed by faculty between an independent study or summer research, either off or on-campus.

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Recent Senior Comps

The Senior Comp is the culmination of four years of experience, imagination, and study. It is the moment when you demonstrate what you’ve learned by teaching us something new.

Therapeutic Methods to Reduce Nerve Pain: A Model of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

CPMA, metabolite of the novel anesthetic ABP-700, inhibits Kv4.2 current

Effects of Adenosine on Neurogenesis using a Crayfish Brain Model

The Gut Brain Axis: The Impact Of Diet Manipulations On Anxiety-Like Behaviors

Understanding The Effects Of Stress On Impulsivity And Choice Behavior In Female Rats Exposed To Alcohol In Either Adolescence Or Adulthood

The Effects of Environmental Enrichment and Oxytocin on Autism Using a Valproic Acid Model