ESP Biography

AMANDA GONZÁLEZ-SEGARRA, MCB grad student studying neuroscience

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a graduate student in the Molecular and Cell Biology Department. I'm studying how a set of neurons oppositely regulates hunger and thirst signals.

Past Classes

  (Look at the class archive for more.)

From Tiny Brains to Big Discoveries: Introduction to Drosophila Neuroscience in Splash Fall 18
In order to discover how our brain works, we first need to understand how neurons communicate with each other. Drosophila melanogaster, better known as fruit flies, are a great animal model to study Neursocience. If you want to know why, come on over!

Flamenco in Splash Spring 18
Flamenco is a dance originating from Spain. If you want to learn the basics of Flamenco come on over! Be prepared to learn a bit about the history of flamenco and to dance.