Shadé Eleazer is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences and behavioral neuroscience at Marymount Manhattan College. She is an active member of the Marymount community, serving on the executive board of different organizations and clubs including student government, the science society, the neuroscience club and the sustainability club. Her extracurricular and academic achievements at Marymount have earned her the IDEAL Award and the Wehman Scholarship. In the summer of 2021, she was a Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Mind Research Institute summer scholar and conducted research in the Orr lab. As an SCGB Undergraduate Research Fellow, Shadé is enthusiastic about working alongside members of the Ruta lab at Rockefeller University to learn more about how changes in the arousal state of male Drosophila generate distinct behavioral responses to other flies.
Mentor: Tom Hindmarsh Sten