Laura Garmendia

Laura is a PhD student at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour (University of Oxford), where she is investigating the neuronal circuits that regulate sleep and sleep need in the fruit fly. She completed her undergraduate studies in UCL, where she studied Neuroscience. She identifies as a lesbian/gay woman and she has been involved in the LGBT+ community in Oxford through her work as an LGBTQ+ officer for her college as well as being one of the Oxford hub leaders and ambassador for the LGBTQ+ charity ‘Just Like Us’.