M.B.B.S. (1997 - 2003)
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India 560002.
Ph.D. in Neuroscience (2005 - 2011)
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84112.
Thesis: The contribution of extra-striate feedback to contextual computations in the primate primary visual cortex.
Advisor: Prof. Alessandra Angelucci, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH R21 Development Grant (2020 - 2022)
Title: Characterizing the computational and neural basis of deficits in decision making in Alzheimer's disease
Funding agency: National Institute on Aging
ADRC Pilot Grant Award (2018 - 2019)
Title: Using chemogenetics to model cognitive deficits of Alzheimer's disease in primate
Funding agency: Taub Alzheimer Disease Research Center
NARSAD Young Investigator Award (2016 - 2018)
Title: Chemogenetic manipulation of persistent activity in the primate association cortex
Funding agency: Brain Behavior Research Foundation
2020: Fellowship of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies
2010: Utah Brain Institute training grant for the Marine Biological Laboratory course: Methods in Computational Neuroscience .
2009: University of Utah graduate student travel award for Society for Neuroscience
2006: University of Utah training grant for the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories course:
Structure and Development of the Visual System (2006).
2004: Research Fellowship in Dept. of Neurophysiology of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India.
2003: Research Fellowship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India