Kasia M. Bieszczad, PhD

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Ph.D. 2009      Dept. of Neurobiology and Behavior, UC Irvine.
B.Sc. 2004       Dept. of Biology, McGill University.
Academic Positions:
2015                            Assistant Professor in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience

                                          Department of Psychology, Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

2014                            Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Institute for Advanced Study

                                           College of Life Sciences, Berlin, Germany.

2012-2014                 Postdoctoral scientist, Laboratory of Dr. Marcelo Wood, UC Irvine.

2012-2014                 Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Hearing Research, UC Irvine.

2010-2011                 Postdoctoral scientist, Laboratory of Dr. Norman M. Weinberger, UC Irvine.

2004-2009                Graduate student, Laboratory of Dr. Norman M. Weinberger, UC Irvine.

2002-2004                Research Assistant, Laboratory of Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, McGill University.

Honors and Awards:
  • 2014
Dean’s Award for Postdoctoral Research Excellence
School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine. Irvine, CA.
 
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin – College of Life Sciences Fellowship
Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2013
Next Generation Award 
Society for Neuroscience
 
APS Rising Star 
Featured in the APS Observer, Association for Psychological Science.
Click to read APS Rising Star Feature – Kasia M. Bieszczad
 
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Hearing Research (CHR)
UC Irvine. Irvine, CA.
  • 2012
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Hearing Research (CHR)

UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
  • 2011
First Place Podium Presentation, Emerging Scientists Symposium
Research and Education in Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders,
(ReMIND) & UCI MIND UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
  • 2008-10
Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA for Predoctoral Fellows (NIH/NIDCD)
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
  • 2009
First Place Winner, Podium Presentation, CNLM Annual Spring Conference
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
 
Graduate Student Travel Award, Society for Neuroscience Women in Neuroscience Professional Development Committee
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • 2008
Renée Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
 
Most Promising Future Faculty Member Award Dissertation Fellowship
Graduate Division, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • 2007
Roger W. Russell Scholar Award in the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
  • 2006
Edward Steinhaus Teaching Award
School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
  • 2005
Pre-doctoral Departmental Training Grant (NIMH): Institutional NRSA
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.
 
  • 2001-04
B.S. magna cum laude achieved in 3 years
Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Press:
UCI-led study creates new memories by directly changing the brain.
September 9th 2013, UCI BioSci Newsroom

Contact Information:

201 Qureshey Laboratory
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
University of California
Irvine, CA
Email: kasia.bie at rutgers.edu
www.linkedin.com/in/kasiamb/


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