Headshot portrait of Claire Durkin - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2010 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Bioengineering
Supported by: Dr. Richard and Linda Kelley
Mentor: Shaul Hestrin, Professor of Comparative Medicine

Claire Durkin is about to begin her junior year at Stanford. She is originally from Columbus, Ohio and became interested in bioengineering because of the many applications of technical, analytical, and mathematical knowledge to biological situations. She has enjoyed working in a neuroscience lab this summer as part of the Bio-X undergraduate program and researching the electrophysiology of the layer six of the cortex. She is looking forward to learning a variety of engineering and natural science disciplines while here at Stanford.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 25, 2010:

Neocortical Circuit Activity in Layer 6 Neurons

Claire Durkin and Shaul Hestrin
[Bioengineering, Comparative Medicine; Stanford University]