Kelly Clancy

Born in: USA
Primary research category: Neuroscience
Research location / employer: Sainsbury Wellcome Center, University College London, UK
Fellowship dates: 2015-2020

Academic Career

  • Independent fellow, University College London, UK, 2018-present
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2014-2018
  • PhD in biophysics, UC Berkeley, USA, 2008-14
  • Research Associate in Astronomy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 2002-04
  • B.S. in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1999-2002

Fellowship Research

Dr. Kelly Clancy will design a novel neuroprosthetic device that will allow her to survey, record from and causally manipulate brain areas involved in volitional neural control.

Major Awards

  • HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016
  • EMBO long-term fellowship, 2014
  • Regeneron Prize for creative innovation in biomedicine, 2014
  • Berkeley student-mentor research team grant, 2014
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008
  • Berkeley Fellowship, 2008