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Ashwini Parsana

TitleResearch Services Coordinator
SchoolUCSF Chancellor/EVC/FAS
DepartmentVice Chanc Research
Address2200 Post Street
San Francisco CA 94115
Phone415-819-0761
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    Yale UniversityPhD, Behavioral Neuroscience2012Department of Psychiatry
    University of FloridaB.S., Psychology2006College of Arts & Sciences
    University of FloridaB.S., English2006College of Arts & Sciences

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    As a Research Services Coordinator, I help faculty target funding mechanisms, prepare and submit proposals, develop budgets, and interpret sponsor guidelines and requirements. I am well-versed in preparing and managing proposals for both federal and private non-profit sponsors. I also manage awarded grants by preparing progress reports and communicating milestones achieved to the sponsor. I work with the the Ob/Gyn Bixby Center for Reproductive Health and the Pediatric-Endocrinology Division. I am passionate about playing a role in securing funding for life-saving research in the fields of HIV/AIDS, women's health, diabetes, and obesity.

    Prior to joining UCSF, I was a neuroscientist at Yale University. My doctoral dissertation focused on the role of the amygdala in processing social and emotional signals. I gained pre-award experience at Yale University by preparing and submitting research grants to the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health. I received my bachelors degrees from the University of Florida in Psychology and English.


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    1. Parsana AJ, Moran EE, Brown TH. Rats learn to freeze to 22-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations through autoconditioning. Behav Brain Res. 2012 Jul 1; 232(2):395-9. PMID: 22475554; PMCID: PMC3367110.
    2. Parsana AJ, Li N, Brown TH. Positive and negative ultrasonic social signals elicit opposing firing patterns in rat amygdala. Behav Brain Res. 2012 Jan 1; 226(1):77-86. PMID: 21911010; PMCID: PMC3197767.
    3. Parsana, A.J. Brown, T.H. Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (eds. Koob, G.F, Le Moal, M., Thompson, R.F.). Temporal Lobe and Object Recognition. 2010; 3:375-382.
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