Neuroscience Trainees

Leigh Alexander
Graduate Student – Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
Miyake Lab
B.A. Neuropsychology and Consciousness, University of Alabama
Email: Leigh.Alexander@Colorado.EDU

Lee Altamirano
Graduate Student – Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
Miyake Lab
B.A. Physics, UC Berkeley;
Email: Lee.Altamirano@colorado.edu

Yoni K. Ashar
Graduate Student Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience
Wager Lab, Dimidjian Lab
B.S. Computer Science, U. of Maryland College Park
Email: jonathan.ashar@Colorado.EDU
Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~clinical/students/ashar.html

Christopher Baddick
Graduate Student - Integrative Physiology
Lowry Lab
BSc. Biology, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
MSc. Neuroscience and Genetics, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
email: Christopher.baddick@colorado.edu

Dr. Michael Baratta
Research Associate– Institute for Behavioral Genetics
B.S. Biological Psychology, University of California San Diego
Ph.D. Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder
Email: Michael.Baratta@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~smaier

Jane Barker
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Development Center (Munakata Lab)
B.A. English, Policy Studies, Rice University
M.P.A. Policy Analysis, Public Finance, Indiana University, Bloomington
Email: Jane.Barker@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cdc/

Dr. Ruth Barrientos
Postdoctoral Fellow – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins & Rudy Labs
B.S. Psychology, George Mason University;
M.A. Cognitive Neuropsychology, The George Washington University;
Ph.D. Cognitive Neuropsychology, The George Washington University.
Email: rbarr@psych.colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~smaier

Florencia Bercum
Graduate Student Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Barth Lab
B.S. Business Administration, Universidad Interamericana de Costa Rica
Email: bercum@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~dbarth

Leah Brooks
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Tsai Lab
B.A. Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder;
Email: leah.brooks@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/reproductive.html

Kyle Brown
Graduate Student-Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Bachtell Lab
B.S. Psychology, College of Charleston
Kyle.Brown@Colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~bachtell/Home.html

Tina M. Burke
Graduate Student – Integrated Physiology
Wright Lab
B.A. Psychology, Kent State University
Email: Tina.Burke@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/sleep.html

Kristin Rasmus Burrow
Graduate Student - Behavioral Genetics
Ehringer Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of Colorado Boulder
email: Kristin.Rasmus@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/abuse.html

Dr. Julia Campbell, Au.D., CCC-A
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Brain and Behavior Lab (Anu Sharma)
B.A. Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Au.D. Audiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Email: julia.campbell@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://http://www.colorado.edu/slhs/eeglab/index.html

Dr. Garrett Cardon
Graduate Student – Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Brain and Behavior Lab (Anu Sharma)
B.S. Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Brigham Young University, UT
Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology), University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
Email: garrett.cardon@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://http://www.colorado.edu/slhs/eeglab/index.html

Evan D. Chinoy
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Wright Lab
B.A. Psychology, Rutgers University
Email: evan.chinoy@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/sleep.html

Lauren Chun
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience
Spencer Lab
B.S. Brain, Behavior & Cognitive Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Email: Lauren.Chun@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~spenlab/

Dr. Peter Clark
Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Physiology
Fleshner Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D. Biological Psychology, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign
Email: Peter.Clark@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/stress.html

Rachel Daut
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.A. Psychology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Email: Rachel.Daut@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~mwlab/

Alejandro de la Vega
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
Banich Lab
B.A. Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Pomona College
Email: Alejandro.delaVega@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~mbanich/

Derek Dean
Graduate Student - Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience
ADAPT - Mittal Lab
B.A. Philosophy and English Literature, University of Denver
Email: derek.dean@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.adaptprogram.com

Pete Dobelis, Ph.D.
Research Associate – Institute for Behavioral Genetics
Ph.D. Anatomy, Colorado State University
Email: peter.dobelis@colorado.edu
Lab Website:

Dr. Faye Doherty
Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Physiology
Tsai Lab
B.A. Neuroscience, Oberlin College
Ph.D. Neuroscience, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus
Email: faye.c.doherty@colorado.edu

Dr. Holly Earls
Postdoctoral Research Associate Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
Curran Lab
Ph.D. Psychology, University of Virginia
B.A. Psychology, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Email: holly.earls@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~tclab

John B. Ellis
Graduate Student – Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Brain and Behavior Lab (Phillip Gilley)
B.A., English Literature, University of Kansas
M.S. Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Email: john.ellis@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/slhs/eeglab/

Teresa Foley
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Fleshner Lab
B.S., M.S., Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Email: teresa.foley@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/stress

Dr. Matthew G. Frank
Postdoctoral Fellow – Behavioral Neuroscience
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
M.A. Psychobiology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Ph.D. Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Email: matt.frank@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~smaier

Casey Gardiner
Graduate Student Social Psychology/Neuroscience
Bryan Lab
B.A. Psychology, Dartmouth College
Email: Casey.Gardiner@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cuchangelab/index.html

Dr. Peter Grace
Research Associate — Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.Hltb.Sc (Hons). Pharmacology, University of Adelaide, Australia
Ph.D. Medicine, University of Adelaide, Australia
Email: Peter.Grace@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~lwatkins

Brian Harry
Graduate Student – Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Xue Lab
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
Email: brian.harry@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://mcdb.colorado.edu/labs1/xue/

Chris Hawkey
Graduate Student – Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience
Miklowitz and Dimidjian Labs
B.A. Spanish
B.B.A. International Marketing, Mississippi State University
B.A. Spanish, B.B.A. International Marketing - Mississippi State University
M.A. Psychology, University of Colorado Boulder
B.A. Psychology - University of Colorado Boulder
Email: Christopher.hawkey@colorado.edu
Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~clinical/students/hawkey.html

Nicholas Haynes
Graduate Student - Neuroscience
B.A. Psychology/ Neuroscience, U of Colorado Boulder
Email: nicholas.haynes@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~bachtell/home.html

Dr. Thomas E. Hazy
Postdoctoral Researcher – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
O'Reilly Lab
B.S. Chemistry, University of Notre Dame
M.D, University of Illinois, Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency, Vanderbilt University
M.B.A, Rollins College
M.S., Management Information Systems, Claremont Graduate University
Email: thazy@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/~oreilly/lab.html

Dr. Seth Herd
Postdoctoral Researcher – Cognitive Psychology
O'Reilly Lab
B.A. with Honors, Physics, Earlham College
M.A., Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D., Neuroscience/Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Email: seth.herd@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://ccnlab.colorado.edu

Dr. Tsung-Ren Huang
Postdoctoral Fellow – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
O'Reilly Lab
B.A. Mathematics, National Taiwan University
M.S. Physics, National Taiwan University
Ph.D. Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Email: Tsungren.Huang@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://ccnlab.colorado.edu

Catherine Joce
Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Chemical Biology
Yin Lab
PhD, University of Leeds, UK
Email: joce.catherine@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/chem/yinlab/

Hollis Karoly
Graduate Student – Clinical Psychology/Neuroscience
Hutchison Lab
B.A., Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania
Email: Hollis.Karoly@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cuchangelab/index.html

Dr. Scott Kavanaugh
Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Physiology
Tsai Lab
B.S. Biology, Plymouth State College
M.S. Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Email: scottkav@gmail.com
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/reproductive.html

Geoffrey Kerr
Graduate Student – Social Neuroscience/Psychology
Ito Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of Missouri at Columbia
M.A. Psychology, New York University
Email: Geoffrey.Kerr@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~tito/lab.html

Nick Ketz
Graduate Student – Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
O'Reilly Lab B.A. Physics, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Email: Nicholas.Ketz@Colorado.EDU

Trent Kriete
Postdoctoral Researcher – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
O'Reilly Lab
B.S. Computer Science, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN
M.S. Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. Cognitive Science, University of California, Merced
Email: Trenton.Kriete@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://ccnlab.colorado.edu

Dr. Kai A. Krueger
Postdoctoral Researcher – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
O'Reilly Lab
B.A. Ccomputer Science, University of Cambridge, UK
Ph.D. Computational Neuroscience, University College of London, UK
Email: Kai.Krueger@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://ccnlab.colorado.edu

Kenneth Kubala
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.S. Psychology, Texas A&M University
M.A. Health Psychology, Texas State University
Email: kenneth.kubala@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~smaier/

Dr. Salome Kurth
Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Physiology
Sleep and Development Laboratory (Monique LeBourgeois)
Diploma in Biology (Dipl. Nat.), University of Berne (Switzerland)
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
Email: salome.kurth@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://sleep.colorado.edu

Ronald LeBel
Graduate Student – Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Brain and Behavioral Lab (Sharma)
Email: Ronald.Lebel@Colorado.EDU

Daniel R. Leopold
Graduate Student – Clinical Psychology and Neurosciences
Willcutt Lab
B.A. Psychology, Dartmouth College
M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado Boulder
Email: Daniel.Leopold@Colorado.EDU
Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~clinical/students/leopold.html

Prescott Mackie
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
O'Reilly Lab
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa
M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa
Email: prescott.mackie@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://ccnlab.colorado.edu

Rachel Markwald
Graduate Student – Integrated Physiology
Wright Lab
B.S. Exercise Physiology, Colorado State University
Email: Rachel.Markwald@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/sleep.html

Hunter Mathews
Graduate Student - Behavioral Genetics/Psychology
B.A. Psychology/Criminal Justice - University of Maryland, University College
M.A Psychology/Behavioral Neuroscience - University of Houston - Clear Lake
E-mail: Hunter.Mathews@Colorado.edu

Laura Michaelson
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Development Center (Munakata Lab)
B.A. with Honors, Cognitive Science, Vassar College
Email: Laura.Michaelson@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cdc/

Aggie Mika
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Fleshner Lab
B.S. Psychology, Arizona State University
Email: Agnieszka.Mika@colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/stress.html

Jessica Mollick
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
O'Reilly Lab
B.A. Cognitive Science, University of California, Berkeley
Email: Jessica.Mollick@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://ccnlab.colorado.edu

Matt Mollison
Graduate Student – Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
Curran Lab
B.A. Psychology, Brandeis University
Email: matthew.mollison@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~tclab/

Ryan Newsom
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience
Hernandez Lab
B.A., Psychology, Honors College of the University of South Carolina
Email: newsomr@culink.colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/campeaus

Alexis Northcutt
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.A. Psychology, Magna cum Laude, University of Colorado Boulder
Email: alexis.northcutt@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~lwatkins

Leif Oines
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Lab (Kim Lab)
B.A. Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz
Email: leif.oines@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~kimlab/

Casey O'Neill
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Bachtell Lab
B.A. Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina
Email: Casey.Oneill@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~bachtell/Home.html

Joseph M. Orr
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Institute for Cognitive Science
Banich Lab
Ph.D. Psychology, University of Michigan
B.S. Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
Email: joseph.orr@colorado.edu
Personal website: http://sites.google.com/site/josephorrcogneuro/

Cédric Peirs
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Neurobiology
Seal Lab
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Auvergne, France
M.S., Physiopathy, University of Bordeaux
B.S., Physiology, University of Bordeaux, France
Lab Website: http://www.neurobio.pitt.edu/faculty/seal.html
Email: cedric.peirs@gmail.com

Andrea Pelletier
Graduate Student – Clinical Psychology
Mittal Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll
Email: Andrea.Pelletier@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://www.adaptprogram.com

Ryan Pollard
Graduate Student – Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Brain and Behavior Laboratory (Phillip Gilley)
B.A. Psychology, University of Northern Colorado;
Email: ryan.pollard@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/slhs/eeglab/

Dr. Matthew Powers
Postdoctoral Fellow Institute for Behavioral Genetics
Ehringer Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of Portland
Ph.D. Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology, Purdue University
Email: matthew.powers@colorado.edu
Lab Website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/abuse.html

Dr. Anjali L. Rao
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology
Jones Lab
Ph.D. Biochemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Email: anjali.rao@colorado.edu

Andrew Reineberg
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
Banich Lab
B.Phil. - Neuroscience, Psychology - University of Pittsburgh
Email: Andrew.Reineberg@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~mbanich/

Briana Robustelli
Graduate Student – Clinical Psychology
Whisman Lab
B.S. Human Development, Cornell University
Email: Briana.robustelli@Colorado.EDU

Scott Schafer
Graduate Student – Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
Wager Lab
B.S. Psychology, Arizona State University
B.S. Physics, Arizona State University
MPhil Neuroscience, New York University
Email: Scott.Schafer@Colorado.EDU

Allyson Schumacher
Graduate Student Integrative Physiology
Sleep and Development Laboratory (Monique LeBourgeois)
BS in Psychology (Brown University)
Email: allyson.schumacher@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://sleep.colorado.edu

Shane Schwikert
Graduate Student – Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology
Curran Lab
B.S. Honors; Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science, University of Michigan
E-mail: Shane.Schwikert@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~tclab

Dr. Mark R. Smith
Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Physiology
Wright Lab
B.A. Psychology, Macalester College
Ph.D. Neuroscience, Rush University
Email: Mark.R.Smith@colorado.edu
Lab Website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/sleep.html

Zachariah Smith
Graduate Student Behavioral Neuroscience
Barth Lab
B.A., MCDB, University of Colorado Boulder
B.A., Psychology-Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder
Email: zsmith@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~dbarth

Julia Sobesky
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.S. Biopsychology and Cognitive Sciences, University of Michigan
Email: Julia.Sobesky@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~smaier

Kristin J. Speaker
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Fleshner Lab
B.A, M.S. Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Email: speaker@colorado.edu
Lab Website: http://www.colorado.edu/kines/research/stress.html

Christopher Stamper
Graduate Student Integrative Physiology/ Neuroscience
Dr. Christopher Lowry's Lab
B.A. Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder
M.S. Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder
Email: Christopher.Stamper@colorado.edu

Courtney Stevens
Graduate Students – Clinical Psychology
Bryan, Hutchison, and Dimidjian Labs
B.A. Psychology, University of New Hampshire
Email: Courtney.Stevens@Colorado.EDU

Paul V. Strong
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Fleshner Lab
M.S. Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder
B.A. Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder
B.A. English, University of Colorado at Boulder
Email: paul.strong@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/stress.html

Dr. Biao Sun
Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Physiology
Tsai Lab
B.S. Biochemistry, Wuhan University, China
Ph.D. Endocrinology, University of Tasmania, Australia
Email: biao.sun@colorado.edu

Rachel Thayer
Graduate Student – Clinical Psychology/Neuroscience
Hutchison Lab
B.S. Psychology, University of California, San Diego
Email: Rachel.Thayer@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cuchangelab/index.html

Robert S. Thompson
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Fleshner Lab
B.A. MCDB, B.A. Integrative Physiology CU Boulder
M.S. Integrative Physiology CU Boulder
Email: Robert.S.Thompson@colorado.edu
Lab Website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/stress.html

Dr. Sergio Verduzco-Flores
Postdoctoral Researcher – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
O'Reilly Lab
B.S. Computer Engineering, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Email: Sergio.VerduzcoFlores@Colorado.EDU

Nicholas Walker
Graduate Student – Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences
Brain and Behavioral Lab (Gilley)
Email: Nicholas.K.Walker@Colorado.EDU

Michael Weber
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.S. Psychology, The Ohio State University
Email: michael.weber@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~smaier

Elizabeth Woodruff
Graduate Student – Behavioral Neuroscience
Spencer Lab
B.A. Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Email: Elizabeth.Woodruff@Colorado.EDU
Lab Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~spenlab/

Dr. Jasmine J. Yap
Postdoctoral Fellow – Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychology
Maier/Watkins Lab
B.A. Psychology, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD;
M.S. Experimental Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA;
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA;
Email: jasmine.yap@colorado.edu
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~mwlab/

Helena Yardley
Graduate Student – Integrative Physiology
Wright Lab – Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory
B.S. Psychology, Florida State University
Email: Helena.Yardley@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/sleep.html

Adam Young
Graduate Student – Cognitive Psychology
Healy/Jones Lab
BA, Psychology & Philosophy, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
MA, Psychology - Research, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Email: Adam.P.Young@Colorado.EDU
Lab website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~ahealy/welcome.html