Person’s focus is mapping the organization of specialized neural circuits into the cerebellum and determining its role in sensory processing. The internal monitoring of action by this part of the brain is considered important in generating precise movements.
Paul L. Joskow, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, writes: “The Sloan Research Fellows are the best of the best among young scientists. If you want to know where the next big scientific breakthrough will come from, look to these extraordinary men and women. The Foundation is proud to support them during this pivotal stage of their careers.”