Each year, the McGovern Institute awards fellowships, generously provided by our supporters, to foster the research of exceptional graduate students in labs across the institute. Meet the current sponsored researchers, who study a wide range of topics — from worm behavior to human emotion.
Phillip A. Sharp Fellow, Harnett Lab
Mila Halgren is interested in systematically characterizing the physiology of neocortical activity in humans and rodents.
Friends of the McGovern Institute Fellow, Desimone Lab
Noah Lee studies how neuronal populations across multiple visual processing stages interact with each other to modulate attention.
Phillip A. Sharp Fellow, Anikeeva Lab
Florian Koehler is pursuing magnetomechanical approaches for wireless implant-free neuromodulation of genetically-defined cells.
Friends of the McGovern Institute Fellow, Fedorenko Lab
Saima Malik-Moraleda studies the functional architecture of language processing in the brains of bi-linguals and multi-linguals.
Hugo Shong Fellow, Poggio Lab
Qianli Liao is working towards a better theoretical understanding of deep learning networks.
Danielle Orozco Cosio
Janet and Sheldon ’59 Razin Fellow, Boyden Lab
Danielle Orozco Cosio focuses on integrative analysis of C. elegans neural circuitry.
Friends of the McGovern Institute Fellow, DiCarlo Lab
Martin Schrimpf develops computer models of visual intelligence.