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SOPHIA UDDIN
5480 S. Cornell Ave, Apt. 615, Chicago, IL 60615 410-507-9840 * sophiauddin@gmail.com


EDUCATION
Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA): BA Biology and Music                                    June, 2011
§  GPA: 4.0, MCAT: 36Q
§  Graduated Phi Beta Kappa
                                               
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL): MSTP                                        Summer, 2021 (anticipated)
§  GPA: 4.0
§  M.D. and Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience
§  Medicine/neuroscience coursework includes modeling and signal analysis, methods in computational neuroscience, and human anatomy and physiology


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
The University of Chicago/Dept. of Psychology (Chicago, IL)                   August 2014–present
Ph.D. Student
·      Designing and conducting behavioral studies, including response time experiments
·      Designing and conducting ERP studies; ERP and fMRI data analysis (Netstation, BESA, Matlab, SPM)
·      Stimulus presentation and data analysis (Matlab, Psychtoolbox, R, JASP, SPSS)
·      Screening and obtaining consent from human study participants

The University of Chicago/Dept. of Organismal Biology & Anatomy          June–August, 2014
Ph.D. Student – Research rotation
·      Designing a microdialysis protocol for measuring neuromodulators in sleeping birds
·      Automatic and manual sleep scoring methods for bird sleep

Johns Hopkins Medicine/Dept. of Pathology (Baltimore, MD)                 June 2009–April 2013
Summer Intern and Laboratory Technician
·      Immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cell culture, ELISA, and adoptive transfer experiments using the NOD mouse model of Type 1 Diabetes
·      Isolation, culture, and characterization of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from whole human blood


SCIENCE TEACHING EXPERIENCE
The University of Chicago/MSTP (Chicago, IL)                                           Fall 2014, Fall 2015
Teaching Assistant, Cell & Developmental Biology Journal Club
·      Taught first-year MSTP students how to read, critique, and present scientific papers

The University of Chicago/Pritzker School of Medicine                                               Fall 2014
Teaching Assistant, Human Anatomy
·      Dissection, teaching, and review sessions for Pelvis and Thorax/Back units

Swarthmore College, Writing Program (Swarthmore, PA)                                          2008-2011
Writing Associate
      ·   Peer review of students’ papers with a focus on long-term mentoring in science writing