Paul D. Coverdell Neuroimaging Program Fellowship From the John and Mary Franklin Foundation
Two graduate students are supported as Research Fellows through the Franklin Foundation program. One year of graduate school support will be provided from Franklin Foundation funds, with secondary support provided through either the student’s faculty advisor (including funding from the Psychology Department or other home department), or through grant support. Through coursework and research experience, these students will be learning functional brain imaging including techniques such as dense array EEG, MEG, and MRI/fMRI.
Each Fellow will be provided with funds for conducting research projects and for travel. As part of Fellowship training, students will organize several symposia in which nationally-recognized experts in functional brain imaging will present lectures and consult with UGA faculty and students on brain imaging research at UGA. For additional information, contact Jennifer McDowell, Brett Clementz, Steve Miller or James Lauderdale.
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2018-2020 Fellow Meghan Logun is a 4th year PhD candidate in the Neuroscience program researching mechanisms behind malignant glioma invasion in rodent models. Her research utlilizes various MRI acquisition and processing techniques to examine brain tumor progression.
2018-2020 Fellow Marissa Gogniat is a 5th PhD candidate in the Clinical Psychology program. Her research interests include the neuroprotective effects of health and lifestyle factors that impact cognition in the aging process. She utilizes various neuroimaging methods to examine and quantify the aging brain.