Audrey Drotos

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B.S. in Neuroscience, B.A. in Music, Michigan State University, 2019

Admission year: 2019

Advisor: Dr. Michael Roberts

Current project: We are interested in using in vivo electrophysiology to understand responses to amplitude and frequency modulated sounds in the inferior colliculus.

Other interests: My undergrad research combined neuroscience and music to study speech perception, with particular regard to the role of rhythm in understanding speech.

Teaching experience: First and second semester chemistry lab courses at MSU; introductory Python courses for a year-long coding club and two-week summer bootcamp.

Honors, grants, and awards: NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Recipient, MSU Undergrad Research & Arts Forum Grant Price Winner 2019, MSU Board of Trustees Winner, MSU Marshall Scholarship Nominee

Service & leadership: Girls Who Code Executive Committee, FEMMES Capstone Activity Coordinator, BrainsRule! Committee Member, NGP Anti-Racism Book Club Facilitator, Virtual Michigan DNA Day, Girls Who Code Summer Experience Mentor

Career Goal: My long-term goal is to use my science to make the world a better place, especially for women in STEM!