Erik D. Thiessen

Associate Professor Phone: 412-268-6747
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityPsychology Address BH 335G Website: http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~thiessen/home

Research Topics:  Developmental Processes, Language & Reading, Learning & Memory, Methods Development

Morgan Thompson

Graduate Student with Edouard Machery Phone: (412) 624-7599
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University of PittsburghHistory And Philosophy of Science Address CL 1017

Robert Thomson

Post-Doc with Christian Lebiere Phone: (412) 268-6284
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPsychology Address FMS 341
Research Description

Developing functional cognitive models of memory and decision making in ACT-R.

Rex Tien

Graduate Student with Andrew Schwartz
University of PittsburghBioengineering

Natasha Tokowicz

Associate Professor Phone: 412-624-7026 Fax: 412-624-9149
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University of PittsburghPsychology Address LRDC 604 Website: http://www.plumlab.pitt.edu

Research Topics:  Language & Reading

Research Description

Bilingualism and second language learning

Mariya Toneva

Graduate Student with Tom Mitchell
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityCNBC Secondary Department Machine Learning (CMU) Address GHC 8010
Research Description

High-dimensional statistical models of concept representation in the human brain

Gelsy Torres-Oviedo

Assistant Professor Phone: (412) 624-2660 Fax: 412-624-3699
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University of PittsburghBioengineering Address 406 Benedum Hall Website: http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/MARGroup/Home/

Research Topics:  Diseases & Disorders, Learning & Memory, Motor Control

Research Description

Research description: Motor learning and motor adaptation for locomotor rehabilitation.

David S. Touretzky

Research Professor Phone: (412) 268-7561 Fax: (412) 268-3608
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityComputer Science Secondary Department Robotics (CMU) Address GHC 9013 Website: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst

Research Topics:  Learning & Memory, Spatial Cognition & Attention

Research Description

Spatial representations in rodent brains; cognitive robotics

Joshua Tremel

Graduate Student with Julie Fiez
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University of PittsburghPsychology Address LRDC 610

Dennis Trumble

Assistant Research Professor Phone: 412-657-0777 Fax: 412-268-9807
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityBiomedical Engineering Address PTC 3323 Website: http://www.bme.cmu.edu/people/faculty4.html#Trumble

Research Topics:  Characterization of Neural Circuits, Methods Development, Sensation & Perception

Research Description

Animal awareness/cognition and the nature of consciousness.

Rob Turner

Professor Phone: 412-383-5395 Fax: 412-383-5379
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University of PittsburghNeurobiology Address BST3 4074

Research Topics:  Characterization of Neural Circuits, Diseases & Disorders, Learning & Memory, Motor Control

Research Description

Basal ganglia, thalamus and cortex in movement and movement disorders

Thanos Tzounopoulos

Assistant Professor Phone: 412-383-8626 Fax: 412-383-5298


Akash Umakantha

Graduate Student with Byron Yu & Matt Smith
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityCNBC

Nathan Urban

Co-Director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Professor and Associate Chair – Department of Neurobiology Phone: 412-648-9590
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University of PittsburghNeurobiology Secondary Department CNBC Address E1446 Biomedical Science Tower Website: http://www.neurobio.pitt.edu/faculty/urban.htm

Research Topics:  Characterization of Neural Circuits, Diseases & Disorders, Molecular, Cellular & Synaptic Processes, Sensation & Perception

Research Description

Physiology and modeling of the mouse olfactory system

Joanna Urban Ciecko

Post Doc with Alison Barth Phone: 412-268-3256
Carnegie Mellon UniversityBiological Sciences Address MI 159D
Research Description

Role of GABAergic neurons in controlling neocortical circuitry.

Fatma Uyar

Postdoc with Kirk Erickson Phone: (412) 807-8055
University of PittsburghPsychology Address Sennott Square 3510
Research Description

Relationship between health interventions and brain structure and function


Ana Van Gulick

Post Doc in University Libraries Phone: (412) 268-7311
Carnegie Mellon University Address Hunt Library 410
Research Description

CLIR fellow for data curation in the sciences; research interests: object recognition and categorization, perceptual expertise, individual differences.

Polina Vanyukov

Postdoctoral Scholar with Charles Reynolds Phone: (412) 246-6562
University of PittsburghPsychiatry Address Bellefield Towers 748
Research Description

Altered behavior and neurocognitive mechanisms thereof during decision-making in suicidal elders.

Robert Vargas

Graduate Student with Marcel Just
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPsychology

Alberto Vazquez

Research Assistant Professor Phone: 412-624-1210 Fax: 412-383-6799
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University of PittsburghRadiology Secondary Department Bioengineering (Pitt) Address McGowen 159 Website: http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/Alberto_Vazquez/

Research Topics:  Characterization of Neural Circuits, Diseases & Disorders, Methods Development, Sensation & Perception

Research Description

Two-photon microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, optical imaging, electrophysiology, MRI, fMRI. Brain blood flow and energy metabolism, Alzheimer’s disease


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