Fernanda Morales Calva, Fulbright Student at Rice University

WEBSITE(S)| Psychological Sciences Program | Latin American Graduate Student Association

Program: Psychological Sciences (Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience)
Home Country: Mexico
Languages: Spanish, English, French
Universities: Universidad Iberoamericana, University College London
Pronouns: she/her

Fernanda Morales was born and raised in Mexico City. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Universidad Iberoamericana. She went on to complete a Master's of Science in Clinical Neuroscience at University College London; where she studied viral vectors as a treatment for Epilepsy. Fernanda is a first year Doctoral Student in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Rice. She works at the Neuroscience of Memory & Aging Lab, where she studies age-related changes in memory.

On Rice:

What I like the most about Rice is its international outlook and focus on groundbreaking research. Rice is an excellent place to be curious. Research and knowledge are always shared and encouraged

On Fulbright:

Fulbright allows and improves intercultural relations through the exchange of ideas and skills.

Fun Fact:

I have lived in five different countries throughout my life!