PRECS student projects

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Summer 2017


This poster summarizes a variety of methods to further characterize the gut-brain axis by tracing motor and sensory nerves between the gut and brain and identifying cell bodies in the sensory ganglia. Determines the meth method to trace the sensory and motor nerves was through fluorescence and the best method to identify sensory neuron cell bodies was the Nissi stain.


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Research for this project was conducted through the Neuroscience Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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