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Allen, Ben


Title: Post Doc with J. Richard Jennings
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: WPIC E1329

Telephone: (313) 478-2991

E-mail:

Research Description: Racial differences in the effects of elevated blood pressure upon the brain and cognition.


Aminoff, Elissa


Title: Research Scientist with Michael Tarr
Department: CNBC

Office Address: MI 116B

Telephone: (412) 268-1710

Fax: (412) 268-5060

E-mail:

Research Description: Examining the neural and cognitive mechanisms underlying contextual associative processing across objects.


Arai, Kensuke


Title: Post Doc with Rob Kass
Department: Statistics

Office Address: MI 116A

Telephone: (412) 269-8861

E-mail:

Research Description: Statistical modelling of spike trains.


Asato, Miya


Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow with Beatriz Luna
Department: Psychiatry and Psychology

Office Address: 110 Lothrop Bldg

Telephone: (412) 624-5211

Fax: (412) 246-6132

E-mail:


Banihashemi, Layla


Title: Post-Doctoral Scholar with Peter Gianaros
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: 3811 O'Hara Street

Telephone: (412) 383-5125

E-mail:

Research Description: Examining the influence of early life experience on stress-related neural circuits using neuroimaging techniques.


Bebko, Genna


Title: Post Doc with Mary Phillips
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Loeffler 213

E-mail:

Research Description: Examining neural correlates of reward processing in behaviorally and emotionally dysregulated youth


Benoit Allen, Kristy


Title: Post Doc with Jennifer Silk
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Loeffler 219

E-mail:

Research Description: Developmental affective neuroscience approaches to understanding and intervening on the intergenerational transmission of emotion processing deficits.


Bertocci, Michele


Title: Post Doc with Mary Phillips
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Loeffler 203

E-mail:

Research Description: Emotion regulation neural circuitry in youth with mood disorders.


Bondi, Corina


Title: Post Doc with Anthony Kline
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Safar Center for Resuscitation Research (3434 Fifth Ave)

Telephone: (412) 383-3079

E-mail:

Research Description: Characterizing complex cognitive processing deficits in experimental models of traumatic brain injury, as well as viable treatment and rehabilitative strategies such as pharmacotherapies or environmental enrichment.


Bostan, Andreea


Title: Post-Doctoral Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: BST3 4079

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:

Research Description: Functional neuroanatomy of central nervous system circuits


Brunet, Nicolas


Title: Research Associate with Avniel Ghuman
Department: Neurosurgery

Office Address: 3520 Forbes Ave. Suite 202

Telephone: (412) 802-6480

E-mail:

Research Description: Identifying the functional role of the interactions between regions involved in social perception, more specifically, to reveal how brain regions interact with each other to allow us to perceive and understand the actions of others.


Buffalari, Deanne


Title: Post Doc with Linda Rinaman and Alan Sved
Department: Neuroscience

Office Address: A451 Langley Hall

Telephone: (412) 624-8384

E-mail:

Research Description: Interactions between stress and addiction


Bunday, Karen


Title: Post Doc with Monica A. Perez
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: 4th Floor BST3

Telephone: (412) 801-3090

E-mail:

Research Description: Motor Control


Bylsma, Lauren M.


Title: Post Doc with Marika Kovacs and David Brent
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Webster Hall 134

Telephone: (412) 246-5718

E-mail:

Research Description: Psychophysiological correlates of emotional reactivity and regulation in depression, and psychophysiological predictors of the course of depression.


Calabro, Finnegan


Title: Post Doc with Monica Perez
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: BST3 4074

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:


Casement, Melynda


Title: Post Doc with Erica Forbes
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Keystone Suite 310

Telephone: (412) 624-4970

E-mail:

Research Description: Developmental affective neuroscience and psychopathology in adolescents and young adults.


Cerkevich, Christina


Title: Post-Doctoral Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: 4079 BST3

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:

Research Description: Using transneuronal retrograde transport of rabies virus to reveal the neural substrate for the control of vocalization.


Chase, Henry


Title: Post Doc with Mary Phillips
Department: Psychiatry
Institution: UPMC

Office Address: Loeffler 205

Telephone: (412) 383-8207

E-mail:

Research Description: Neuroimaging and neuropsychological studies of mood disorders, incorporating simple computational models of learning and decision making


Chen, Weidong


Title: Post Doc with Wei Wang
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone Building 319

Telephone: (412) 383-1356

E-mail:

Research Description: Brain machine interfaces and robotic arm control.


Choe, Daniel Ewon


Title: Post-Doc with Daniel Shaw
Department: Psychology

Office Address: 4423 Sennott Square

Telephone: (412) 624-4594

E-mail:

Research Description: Development of antisocial behavior in the early lifespan and its contextual, cognitive, neural, and genetic risk factors.


Cirillo, John


Title: Post Doc with Monica Perez
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: BST3 4074

E-mail:

Research Description: Synchronization of corticospinal volleys after spinal cord injury.


Cusack, William


Title: Postdoctoral Associate with Doug Weber
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone 200

Telephone: (412) 383-1077.

E-mail:

Research Description: Investigating sensory and motor neural interfaces in the spinal roots.


Fanselow, Erika View Profile


Title: Research Biologist with Alison Barth
Department: Biological Sciences

Office Address: MI 159

Telephone: (412) 268-3256

E-mail:

Research Description: Role of inhibitory neurons in controlling neocortical circuitry


Federico, Paolo


Title: Post Doc with Monica Perez
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: BST3 4074

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:

Research Description: Motor control of voluntary movements mediated by both motor cortex and spinal cord.


Fisher, Lee


Title: Post Doc with Doug Weber
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone 220

Telephone: (412) 383-1467

E-mail:

Research Description: Developing chronic neural interfaces for control of prosthetic limbs and restoration of sensation for amputees.


Flatt, Jason


Title: Post Doc with Caterina Rosano
Department: Medicine

Office Address: 130 Bellefield Professional Bldg, 4th Floor

Telephone: (412) 383-1066

E-mail:

Research Description: Psychosocial factors, social networks, and brain health and function.


Foldes, Stephen


Title: Post-Doc with Doug Weber
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone 319

Telephone: (412) 383-1356

E-mail:

Research Description: Neuroprosthetics and rehabilitation with MEG and ECoG.


Gabai, Shai


Title: Post Doctoral Research Fellow with Marlene Behrmann
Department: Psychology

Office Address: BH 330

Telephone: (412) 268-4237

E-mail:


Gilgunn, Peter


Title: Post-Doc with Gary Fedder
Department: Institute for Complex Engineered Systems

Office Address: Hamerschlag Hall 1205

Telephone: (412) 268-4404

E-mail:

Research Description: Design and fabrication of compliant neural probes for CNS and PNS recording and stimulation.


Gill, Kathryn


Title: Post Doc with Anthony Grace
Department: Neuroscience

Office Address: A210 Langley Hall

Telephone: (412) 624-7332

E-mail:

Research Description: Using electrophysiology to examine the neural system disturbances underlying psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia


Hachisuka, Junichi


Title: Post Doc with Sarah Ross
Department: Neurobiology

Office Address: E1402 BST

E-mail:

Research Description: Understanding neural basis of itch in the spinal cord.


Hackman, Daniel


Title: Post Doc with Peter Gianaros
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Bellefield Towers, Room 835

Telephone: (412) 246-5837

E-mail:


Haigh, Sarah


Title: Post Doc with Dean Salisbury
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Oxford 420

Telephone: (412) 586-9073

E-mail:

Research Description: Human sensory neuroscience; specifically cortical excitation in sensory cortices to sensory stimuli that can be exacerbated by neurological and psychiatric conditions.


Hallquist, Michael


Title: Post-Doc with Beatriz Luna
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Loeffler Building 108

Telephone: (412) 246-6859

E-mail:

Research Description: Frontolimbic dysfunction among adolescents with features of borderline personality disorder


Hawes, Sam


Title: Post Doc with Dustin Pardini
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Sterling Plaza 404

Telephone: (412) 383-5022

E-mail:

Research Description: Etiology and development of psychopathy


Heitmann, Stewart


Title: Post Doc with Bard Ermentrout
Department: Mathematics

Office Address: Thackeray 518

Telephone: (412) 320-5432

E-mail:

Research Description: Pattern formation in neural systems.


Helou, Leah


Title: Post-Doctoral Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: 4079 BST3

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:

Research Description: Using transneuronal retrograde transport of rabies virus to reveal the neural substrate for the control of respiration and vocalization.


Hiremath, Shivayogi


Title: Post Doc with Wei Wang
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone 313

E-mail:

Research Description: Work on ECoG based prosthetic arm.


Hirshorn, Elizabeth


Title: Post Doc with Julie Fiez
Department: Psychology

Office Address: LRDC 647

Telephone: (412) 624-1538

E-mail:

Research Description: Cognitive and neural underpinnings of reading in compensated dyslexics


Hubbard, Amy


Title: Post-Doc
Department: Modern Languages

Office Address: Baker Hall 160

E-mail:

Research Description: Combining behavioral methods and fMRI to investigate language acquisition as well as the impact of multimodal cues during face-to-face communication.


Hughes, Timothy


Title: Post-doc with Caterina Rosano
Department: Epidemiology

Office Address: Bellefield 463

Telephone: (404) 509-3028

E-mail:

Research Description: Neuroimaging and biochemical markers of age-related neurodegeneration in large, longitudinal population based studies.


Insana, Salvatore


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Scholar with Anne Germain
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: WPIC E-1132

Telephone: (412) 246-6943

E-mail:

Research Description: Synthesis of early-life development, trauma, neuroscience, and sleep.


Iordanova, Bistra


Title: Post Doc with Seong Gi Kim
Department: Neurobiology

Office Address: McGowen

Telephone: (412) 383-8018

E-mail:


Jones, Peter


Title: Post Doc with Nathan Urban
Department: Biological Sciences

Office Address: MI 183

Telephone: (412) 268-9818

E-mail:

Research Description: Examining neural activity in populations of olfactory system neurons while mice perform olfactory guided behaviors.


Keller, Tim


Title: Post-Doc with Marcel Just
Department: Psychology

Office Address: Baker Hall 327F

Telephone: (412) 268-2402

E-mail:

Research Description: Functional and structural neuroimaging.


Kolarcik, Christi


Title: Post Doc with Tracy Cui
Department: Bioengineering

Office Address: 5065 BST3

Telephone: (412) 383-9459

E-mail:

Research Description: Characterization of the tissue response associated with devices implanted into the nervous system


Konecky, Roma O.


Title: Post Doc with Avniel Ghuman
Department: Neurosurgery

Office Address: S906 Scaife Hall

Telephone: (412) 648-0073

E-mail:

Research Description: Brain mechanisms of category learning


Kozai, Takashi


Title: Post Doc with Tracy Cui
Department: Bioengineering

Office Address: 5065 BST3

Telephone: (412) 383-9459

E-mail:


Lee, Jaejin


Title: Post Doc with Bard Ermentrout
Department: Mathematics

Office Address: Thackeray 522

Telephone: (412) 624-7365

E-mail:

Research Description: Computational modeling of working memory and neural networks.


Martig, Adria


Title: Post Doc with Bita Moghaddam
Department: Neuroscience

Office Address: Langley Hall A210

Telephone: (412) 324-4537

E-mail:

Research Description: Cannabinoid regulation of cortico-striatal processing during adolescence.


Massot, Corentin


Title: Post Doc with Tai Sing Lee
Department: CNBC

Office Address: MI 110B

Telephone: (412) 268-3922

Fax: (412) 268-5060

E-mail:


Meyer, Travis


Title: Postdoctoral Fellow with Carl Olson
Department: CNBC

Office Address: MI 110C

Telephone: (412) 268-4567

Fax: (412) 268-5060

E-mail:

Website: www.travismeyer.com

Morrow, Michelle


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute (SNI)

Office Address: BST3 4079

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:


Moya, Linda


Title: Post-doc
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, CNBC

Office Address: MI 116A

Telephone: (412) 268-8861

Fax: (412) 268-5060

E-mail:

Research Description: Neural basis of attention, emotion and decision making

Website: www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/lhmoya/

Nestor, Adrian


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Marlene Behrmann
Department: Psychology

E-mail:


Obayashi, Machiko


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Neurobiology

Office Address: BST3 4079

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:


Oby, Emily


Title: Post Doc with Aaron Batista
Department: Bioengineering

Office Address: BST3 4074

Telephone: (412) 648-3379

E-mail:


Pafundo, Diego


Title: Post Doc with Sandra Kuhlman
Department: Biological Sciences

Office Address: MI 187

E-mail:

Research Description: Functional role of inhibition on the processing of visual information in mouse.


Pasquereau, Benjamin


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Rob Turner
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute (SNI)

Office Address: BST3 4709

E-mail:


Paulsen, David


Title: Post-doc with Beatriz Luna
Department: Psychiatry
Institution: UPMC

Office Address: Loeffler Bldg Room 110

Telephone: (412) 383-8168

E-mail:

Research Description: Neurocognitive development; decision-making, motivation, adolescent risk-taking, substance abuse


Perel, Sagi


Title: Post Doc with Steve Chase
Department: CNBC

Office Address: MI 110D

Telephone: (412) 268-3923

Fax: (412) 268-5060

E-mail:

Research Description: BCI


Peterson, Erik


Title: Post Doc with Mark Wheeler
Department: Psychology

Office Address: LRDC 617

E-mail:

Research Description: Using a combination of MVPA (machine learning applied to fMRI data), simulation, and formal models of categorization to better understand the intersection of perceptual decision making and memory.


Poplawsky, Alexander


Title: Post Doc with Seong-Gi Kim
Department: Radiology

Office Address: McGowen 155

Telephone: (412) 383-6696

E-mail:

Research Description: Direct detection of neural magnetic fields with magnetic resonance technology.


Price, Rebecca


Title: Post Doc with Greg Siegle
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: 749 Bellefield Tower

Telephone: (412) 246-5837

E-mail:


Pyke, Aryn


Title: Post Doc with John Anderson
Department: Psychology

Office Address: Baker Hall 352

Telephone: (412) 268-3647

E-mail:

Research Description: Memory and learning, with a focus on math learning and transfer


Pyles, John


Title: Research Scientist with Michael Tarr
Department: CNBC

Office Address: MI 116B

Telephone: 412-268-1710

Fax: 412-268-5060

E-mail:


Quevedo, Karina


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Mary Phillips & Daniel Shaw
Department: Psychology & Psychiatry

Office Address: 4107 Senott Square

Telephone: (412) 624-4535

Fax: (412) 624-8991

E-mail:

Research Description: Early adversity and the neurobiology of emotion during adolescence


Rathelot, Jean-Alban


Title: Post-Doctoral Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: 4070 BST3

Telephone: (412) 648-3380

E-mail:


Reinert, Kenneth


Title: Postdoctoral Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: 4079 BST3

Telephone: 412-648-3379

E-mail:


Reinisch, Eva


Title: Post Doc with Lori Holt
Department: Psychology

Office Address: 254J Baker Hall

Telephone: (412) 288-2656

E-mail:

Research Description: Perceptual learning in speech perception


Ritfeld, Gaby


Title: Post Doc with Martin Oudega
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: BST E1417

Telephone: (412) 294-6402

E-mail:

Research Description: Bone marrow stromal cell - mediated neuroprotection for spinal cord repair


Rodu, Jordan


Title: Post Doc with Rob Kass
Department: Statistics

Office Address: BH 132J

Telephone: (412) 268-7833

E-mail:

Research Description: Characterization of neural connectivity


Rosenbaum, Robert


Title: Post-Doc with Jon Rubin, Brent Doiron, & Rob Turner
Department: Mathematics

Office Address: Thackeray 613

E-mail:

Research Description: Noise, synchrony and correlations in neuronal networks; effects of Parkinson's disease and DBS


Rosso, Andrea


Title: Post Doc with Caterina Rosano
Department: Epidemiology

Office Address: 130 N Bellefield, Rm 463

Telephone: (412) 383-1066

E-mail:

Research Description: Mobility, cognitive function, and disability in the elderly.


Ruff, Doug


Title: Post Doc with Marlene Cohen
Department: Neuroscience

Office Address: MI 110B

Telephone: (412) 268-3922

E-mail:


Samonds, Jason


Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Tai Sing Lee
Department: CNBC

Telephone: (412) 268-3922

Fax: (412) 268-5060

E-mail:


Silk, Jennifer


Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow with Ron Dahl
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: LOEFF 318

Telephone: (412) 383-8136

E-mail:


Simon, Nick


Title: Post Doc with Bita Moghaddam
Department: Neuroscience

Office Address: 301 Science Annex

Telephone: (412) 624-4537

E-mail:

Research Description: The role of different prefrontal cortical regions in the encoding of goal-directed behavior in rats.


Snyder, Adam C.


Title: Post Doc with Matthew Smith
Department: Ophthalmology

Office Address: EEI 914

Telephone: (412) 864-2478

E-mail:

Research Description: Electrophysiology in awake, behaving primates.


Soumier, Amelie


Title: Post Doc with Aryn Gittis
Department: Biological Sciences

Office Address: MI 161

Telephone: (412) 268-7229

E-mail:

Research Description: Functional role of basal ganglia in normal and disease conditions in mice.


Stone, Lindsey


Title: Post Doc with David Brent
Department: Psychiatry
Institution: UPMC

Office Address: Loeffler 219

Telephone: (412) 648-9438

E-mail:

Research Description: Interpersonal mechanisms of depression risk in adolescents' peer relationships: psycho-physiological impact on cognitive and affective processes.


Talukdar, Partha


Title: Post Doc with Tom Mitchell
Department: Machine Learning

Office Address: GHC 8133

Telephone: (412) 268-9338

E-mail:

Research Description: Learning latent conceptual organization of knowledge, by jointly modeling brain data and very large corpus statistics.


Tazoe, Toshiki


Title: Post Doc with Monica Perez
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: BST3 4074

Telephone: (412) 648-2569

E-mail:

Research Description: Motor control reserach with transcranial magnetic stimulation in healthy humans and patients with spinal cord injury


Thomson, Robert


Title: Post-Doc with Christian Lebiere
Department: Psychology

Office Address: FMS 341

Telephone: (412) 268-6284

E-mail:

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


Uyar, Fatma


Title: Postdoc with Kirk Erickson
Department: Psychology

Office Address: Sennott Square 3510

Telephone: (412) 807-8055

E-mail:

Research Description: Relationship between health interventions and brain structure and function


Vanyukov, Polina


Title: Postdoctoral Scholar with Charles Reynolds
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Bellefield Towers 748

Telephone: (412) 246-6562

E-mail:

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


Walsh, Nicholas


Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow with Mary Phillips
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: LOEFF 203

Telephone: (412) 383-8194

E-mail:


Wen, Jing


Title: Post Doc with Nathan Urban
Department: Biological Sciences

Office Address: MI R183

Telephone: (412) 268-9818

E-mail:

Research Description: In vivo two-photon microscopy technique to study circuit wiring, plasticity and sensory processing in rodent olfactory bulb.


Williams, Jordan


Title: Post Doc with Andrew Schwarts
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: McGowan 245

E-mail:

Research Description: Neural basis of learning and plasticity, specifically as applied to a novel brain-computer interface task.


Wodlinger, Brian


Title: Post-Doc with Wei Wang
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone 314

Telephone: (216) 235-9906

E-mail:

Research Description: Processing of ECoG signals in humans for BCI applications.