MSc/PhD Program
Sneha Shashidhara
First Name:
Sneha

Last Name:
Shashidhara

Country:
India

 



Sneha Shashidhara

EDUCATION

College / University:
Fergusson College (affiliated to University of Pune), Pune, India

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Physics

Lab Experience:
2011: Summer project at National Centre for Biological Sciences (Prof. Sumantra Chatterji), Bangalore, India
2008: Summer project at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (Dr. Rakesh Mishra), Hyderabad, India

Projects / Research:
2011: Study of “the galaxy spectra in general and calculate the star formation rate and metallicity of a particular galaxy” at IUCCA, Pune, India
2011: Study of “the cellular memory though LTP in rat hippocampus using ex-vivo electrophysiological techniques” at NCBS, Bangalore, India
2008: Study of “the aggression behavior in male Drosophila and the effect of genetic constitution of self and of the opponent” at CCMB, Hyderabad, India

Scholarships:
2012 - 2013: Stipend of the Excellence Foundation for the Promotion of the Max Planck Society


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Pursue a research career in cognitive neuroscience using interdisciplinary approaches. Specifically, I want to integrate physics, electronics, and mathematics in imaging and behavioural studies to gain insights into cognitive processes in the brain by employing experimental animals and human subjects.