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Recipients of Bogue Fellowships Announced

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November 2014:   Recipients of Bogue Research Fellowships

The Bogue Research Fellowship Committee, Life Sciences Faculty, is pleased to announce the recipients of the Bogue Fellowship (October 2014 application round).   

Visit the Bogue Website for further information on the Fellowship.

The successful recipients are as follows:

Sophie Adler, MBPhD student of with Professor Torsten Baldeweg, Cognitive Neuroscience & Neuropsychiatry, UCL Institute of Child Health – 6 months in the lab of Professor Andrea Bernasconi, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Quebec, to gain experience in novel neuroimaging techniques developed at MNI and apply these to paediatric data from GOSH.  

Alessandro Borghi, Senior Research Associate with Mr David Dunaway, Institute of Child Health -                                                                                                  3 months with Dr Bonnie L Padwa, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts, to investigate the mechanics of mandibular distraction by means of numerical modelling

Neil Bramley, PhD student with Dr David Lagnado, Experimental Psychology, PALS – 80 days in the labs of Professors Tom Griffith and Alison Gopnik, University of California, Berkeley and the labs of Professors Robert Rehder and Todd Gureckis, New York University, New York,  to increase expertise in causal cognition and modelling.  

Matthew Jones, PhD student with Professor Gabriella Vigliocco, Experimental Psychology, PALS - 3 months with Professor Linda Smith, Indiana University, to test whether infants can use iconic gestures as a substitute for the presence of the named object when learning word meanings using headcams.

William Michael Lawn, PhD student with Professor Val Curran, Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology, PALS – 8 weeks with in the lab of Dr Gill Bedi, New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New  York, to conduct a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study in which the neural correlates of decision-making about cocaine and food are investigated.

Lydia Jane Leon, PhD student with Professor Gudrun Moore, Institute of Child Health - 10 weeks with Professor Gregory A Bucks, Virginia Commonwealth University, to profile a panel of cytokines involved in human inflammatory pathways using a multiplex magnetic bead-based human cytokine ELISA.

Janneke Marije van Blijswijk, PhD student with Dr Caetano Reis e Sousa, CRUK-LRI -  10 weeks in the lab of Dr Ronald Germain, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, to learn histo-cytometry techniques.

Katherine Charlotte Wood, PhD student with Dr Jennifer Bizley, The Ear Institute - 8 weeks in the lab of Dr Troy Hackett, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, to carry out a series of multi-fluorescent gene expression assays on auditory cortex of the ferret.

CDB congratulates them on being awarded this generous fellowship and hopes they enjoy their study in North America. 

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