Dr Natasha Sigala, Governor - Universities, Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience

Natasha studied Biology at the University of Patras, Greece, where she then completed an MSc in Human and Animal Physiology. In 1997 she moved to Germany, where she earned her PhD with summa cum laude in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen. With the fancy title of Doctor rerum naturalis she joined the Dept of Exp. Psychology at the University of Oxford and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge in 2002, and worked between the two places until 2010, when she joined BSMS as a Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience. Her research focuses on learning and memory. In terms of teaching she organises and teaches on the Neuroscience and Behaviour Module for undergraduate Medical and Neuroscience students, and teaches on the Cognitive Neuroscience MSc organised by the School of Psychology.