Lauren Ullrich

Lauren Ullrich, Ph.D.

Program Director

Lauren Ullrich, PhD
Office:
Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Diversity
Division:
Division of Extramural Activities
Areas of Interest:

Diversity K22, Diversity Faculty K01, MOSAIC K99/R00, D-SPAN F99/K00, Summer R25s, SCORE (SC1, 2, 3), SURE


Lauren Ullrich received her PhD and MS in Neuroscience from Georgetown University, researching memory in early Alzheimer's disease for her thesis and also published on teaching, pedagogy, and professional development in science. She received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in psychobiology. Prior to coming to NINDS as a AAAS Science & Technology Fellow, Lauren worked for the Society for Neuroscience in a range of policy and programmatic areas, including government and public affairs; scientific rigor and reproducibility; workforce and training; and animals in research. At NINDS, she helps coordinate NINDS’s diversity activities, which span the pipeline from neuroscience education outreach (grades K-12) to funding opportunities and mentoring networks across critical career transition points.