Alicja Puscian, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Neuroscience

Education & Training

PhD Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, group of Ewelina Knapska (2016)
MSc University of Warsaw, Faculty of Biology, Biology (2011)
MSc University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate School: Applied Behavior Analysis (2011)
MSc University of Warsaw, Faculty of Psychology, Psychology (2009)
Postdoctoral Associate Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology
Visiting Scientist Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Intern Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology
Trainee ‘Step by step’ Early Intervention Center for Children with Autism

Honors & Recognition

  • Grant covering costs of participation in Developmental Neurobiology Course and related travel & accommodation expensesOkinawa Institute of Science and Technology (2016)

  • Grant for FENS grant awardees and training participants for covering the costs of participation in FENS Regional Featured Meeting 2015Federation of European Neuroscience (2015)

  • Young Investigator Award 2015Polish Neuroscience Society (2015)

  • Grant covering costs of participation in EBBS & EBPS Joint MeetingEuropean Brain and Behaviour Society (2015)

  • Best student presentation of the XXXVI-th Wilga Joint SymposiumIEEE-SPIE (2015)

  • Grant covering costs of participation in FENS and The Brain Prize Fall Brain Conference ‘The Social Brain'FENS and IBRO-PERC (2014)

  • Scholarship for the prominent graduate studentsNencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences (2013)

  • Grant covering costs of participation in ESF-FENS Conference ‘Neurobiology of Emotion’European Science Foundation (2012)

Professional Service

  • Khan Academy (2013 - Present) Polish Lector for Khan Academy (biology, 06.2013 - onwards)

  • PhD Students’ Council of Polish Academy of Sciences (2012 - 2014) Chair of the PhD Students’ Council of Polish Academy of Sciences

  • PhD Students’ Council of Nencki Institute, PAS (2011 - 2012) Chair of the PhD Students’ Council of Nencki Institute

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Contact Info

Alicja Puscian, PhD
Lab Location
Higley LabBoyer Center for Molecular Medicine
295 Congress Avenue, Wing - Fl 4th floor Ste - Rm room 449

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Addresses
PO Box 208001
333 Cedar St., New Haven, CT 06520

New Haven, CT 06520
BCMM Receiving
295 Congress Ave.

New Haven, CT 06510

Higley Lab