Directory

Santiago Acosta-Mendoza

Graduate Student

F. Gregory Ashby

Distinguished Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3847 Psychology East
Cognitive & neural mechanisms of human learning; Cognitive neuroscience; Mathematical psychology.

Michael Beyeler

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3201B BioEngineering
Computational Vision, Computational Neuroscience, Neuroengineering, Human-Computer Interaction.

Joe Canzano

Graduate Student

Uncovering the higher visual areas, connectivity, and encoding principles supporting visual object recognition.

Jean Carlson

Professor
Physics

6123 Broida Hall
Cognitive neuroscience, learning, memory, categorization, decision processes in perception and cognition.

Ryan D'Onofrio

Graduate Student

Miguel P. Eckstein

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3806 Psychology East
How biological organisms and artificial intelligent agents visually sense the world and make decisions.

Sarah Eger

Graduate Student

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Distinguished Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3818 Psychology East
Dr. Gazzaniga is currently engaged in examining how codes play a role in understanding how neurons become mind.

Barry Giesbrecht

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3805 Psychology East
Visual attention; Cognitive neuroscience; Brain Imaging; Exercise physiology.

Michael Goard

Assistant Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

5131 Biology II
The Goard lab focuses on how the mammalian neocortex processes and stores incoming sensory information.

Scott Grafton

Distinguished Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

2823 Psychology East
Professor Grafton is interested in how people organize movement into goal-oriented action.

Jeff Inglis

Graduate Student

using computational cognitive neuroscience approach to investigate learning and working memory in changing environments.

Emily G. Jacobs

Associate Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3818 Psychology East
Uses brain imaging and endocrinology to determine the impact of sex steroid hormones on brain morphology and function.

Skirmantas Janusonis

Associate Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

2827 Psychology East
Spatial and temporal organization of stochastic axon systems in the brain.

Sanghun Jee

Graduate Student

Justin Kasowski

Graduate Student

Justin utilizes virtual reality and computer vision to model the perceptual experience of retinal prosthesis patients. 

Ron Keiflin

Assistant Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Neural circuits of associative learning, motivation, and decision-making.

Sung Soo Kim

Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

2141 Biology II
Neural circuit dynamics and behavior; navigation; neural mechanisms of stimulus selection and decision-making.

Tod Kippin

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

2821 Psychology East
Our lab focuses on the factors that lead to drug addiction and the impact of substance abuse on the brain.

Kenneth S. Kosik

Distinguished Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

6139A Biology II
Molecular and genetic perspectives on neuro-development, evolution, plasticity and degeneration

Matthieu Louis

Associate Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

3141 Biology II
Combining theory and experimentation to understand how navigational decisions arise from neural-circuit computation.

Jon Luntzel

Graduate Student

Investigating how the invertebrate brain converts visual information into a usable form for direction and orientation.

Upamanyu Madhow

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Next-generation wireless communication, sensing and inference; Robust, neuro-inspired machine learning.

B.S. Manjunath

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research in Reproducible Computer Vision, Image Forensics and Deep Learning

Wendy Meiring

Professor
Statistics and Applied Probability

5510 South Hall
Statistical Methods and Data Analyses, Including For Brain Imaging and Other Neuroscience Data.

Mike Miller

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

1823 Psychology
Dr. Miller is interested in the psychological and neural processes underlying human memory and decision-making.

Jeff Moehlis

Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Modeling, dynamics, & control of neural populations; application to neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease.

Craig Montell

Distinguished Professor
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

4130-F Biology II
Molecular and cellular basis of animal behavior in flies and mosquitoes.

Angela Morales

Graduate Student

Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying insect sensation and behavior in Drosophila and Aedes.

Kevin W. Plaxco

Professor
Biomolecular Science and Engineering
Chemistry and Biochemistry

BioE 3002
My lab studies protein folding and biomolecular engineering.

Will Redman

Graduate Student

Will studies the effects of in vivo dendritic spine turnover in the hippocampus.

Ben Reese

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Understanding the organizing principles and developmental mechanisms governing the formation of retinal architecture.

Elizabeth Rizor

Graduate Student

Utilizes advanced MRI methods to investigate alterations in structural integrity after brain injury.

Luke Rosedahl

Graduate Student

Using computational modeling and cognitive neuroscience, Luke studies the neural circuits underlying learning and vision

Julie H. Simpson

Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

3129 Biology II
Systems neuroscience, neuroethology, genetics. Dissecting neural circuits that control a motor sequence in fruit flies.

Ambuj K. Singh

Professor
Computer Science

Data-centric modeling of systems and focusing on development of new methods to be applied to real-world applications.

Ikuko Smith

Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Psychological & Brain Sciences

5126 Biology II
The role of active dendrites in nonlinear modes of synaptic integration.

William Smith

Professor
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

2123 Biology II
Primary areas: The mechanisms of neural tube closure in Xenopus and Ciona; Behavior and neural circuity in Ciona.

Anna Spickard

DYNS Program Coordinator,
Graduate Advisor

1807 Psych East
Supports and advises graduate students, assists faculty and coordinates with other units and departments on campus.

Thomas Sprague

Assistant Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Testing how the brain encodes and transforms neural representations of sensory information to guide behavioral goals.

Sudhanshu Srivastava

Graduate Student

Using Bayesian models and neural networks for visual networks for visual tasks.

Luke Theogarajan

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

My lab focuses on understanding in vivo neural computation and translating these models to synthetic substrates.

Thuc To

Graduate Student

System and Computational Neuroscience; elucidating the mechanisms of neural circuit underlying navigation in Drosophila

Filip Tomaska

Graduate Student

Tjitse Van der Molen

Graduate Student

Michael Zimet

Graduate Student

Using data and math to model and understand feedback between the Heart and Brain in humans.