Shikha Jain Goodwin, Ph.D.

  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota
  • Instructor - Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Post Doctoral Associate, Brain Sciences Center


  • Ph. D Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Mpls., MN
  • M. S. Chemical and biomolecular engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta USA
  • B. Tech. Chemical Engineering H. B. T. I. Kanpur India


  • Effects of Exercise on Brain Connectivity
  • Coding and visual spatial attentive cognition
  • fMRI Data Analysis of PTSD Subjects
  • Motor planning and control

Selected publications


  • VA Research Day, Topic- Levitracetram and PAD, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, May 2016
  • American Academy of Neurology, Topic – Successful treatment of Paroxysmal Ataxia and Dysarthria in MS with Levitracetam, Vancouver, Canada, April 2016
  • Journal Club Brain Sciences Center VA Medical Center, Topic - Virtual Environmental Enrichment through Video Games Improves Hippocampal-Associated Memory, January 2016
  • MS Upper Midwest Study Group Topic- Exercise in MS Study Preview, Oct 2015
  • PNI Data Blitz, Topic - Effects of Exercise on functional connectivity in brain, Oct 2015
  • Journal Club Brain Sciences Center VA Medical Center, Topic - Structural changes in brain with exercise, June 2015
  • Intelligent Insites, BUILD, Fargo Sept 2014, The W Word, Secrets of RTLS Success.
  • IEEE engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Chicago August 2014, Use of RTLS in Research.
  • Life Science Alley Conference at Minneapolis, MN in December 2010, Neural correlates of rule-dependent spatial categorization in primate prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex, Appreciation- Best poster award sponsored by Experimental Surgical Services.
  • Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CoSyNe) 2009, Utah, Feb 2009, Localizing the origin of executive control over distributed processing to prefrontal cortex.
  • Society of Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November 2008, Neural correlates of rule-dependent spatial categorization in primate prefrontal andposterior parietal cortex.
  • Spring Research Day of Cognitive Sciences Center, University of Minnesota, MN, March 2009, Neural Basis of Executive control in spatial cognition, Appreciation Best Poster Award.
  • Cognitive Neuroscience, San Francisco, April 2006, Neural Correlates of Cueing for Objects in Noise.
  • Society for Neuroscience (SFN), WashingtonDC, November 2005, Fractal analysis of human EEG Signals for understanding the Mental states of the Brain.
  • NC Symposium on Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Raleigh October 2004, Parametric Modeling of Brain Signals.
  • Seminar in 11th International Summer School on Cognitive Science, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria, July 2004, Fractal Analysis of Human Electroencephalographic Signals for Understanding the Mental States of the Brain.
  • Asian Particle Technology APT'2003 held in Malaysia in December 2003, Novel Methods for Preparation of Ag2S @CdS Core Shell Nanoparticles using w/o Microemulsions.
  • International Conference CHEMCON-2002 held at Hyderabad, India in December 2002, Preparation of Nanoparticles via ReverseMicellar Technique, Appreciation-Best Presentation Award.
  • Esoterica-2002 at P.E.C. Chandigarh on March 2002, A New Model and Simulation for Mccabe Thiele, Appreciation- I Prize.
  • Techfest –2002 at IITBombay on February 2002, Pervaporation – A Novel Separation Technique, Appreciation - Best Poster Award.




Updated February 7, 2017