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Jessica

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate

Expertise
Neuroscience, Toxicology, Biology
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Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Research proposal on environmental risks for Alzheimer's disease

It is becoming increasingly appreciated that environmental factors play a role in Alzheimer's disease risk and related dementias. In order to gain experience in thinking like a scientist and asking stimulating research questions, you will propose a research project that investigates an environmental risk, such as heavy metal exposures, and its impact on brain function.