Xiaojun Agnes Bao

PhD Candidate

Xiaojun Bao is a PhD candidate in Northwestern University's Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. She holds a BS in Biology from Stony Brook University. She studies the sense of smell in the human brain using functional MRI techniques in the Gottfried Lab. Outside of the lab when she is not solving the puzzle of the brain, she enjoys going to museums, gardening in Lincoln Park Zoo, and walking the length of Chicago streets.

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What’s the difference between an Uber driver and a licensed driver of London’s venerable black taxi? (Besides price.) Surprisingly, the size of the hippocampus in their brains.