2024 Postbacc Mentors

Mentor Name


Area of Interest

Joe Abisambra Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neural Injury; Neurophysiology
Karina Alvina Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Dementia; Brain Aging; Memory; Cognition; Psychiatric Disorders; Neural Development; Neurodegenerative Disease; Stress; Neural Injury; Neurophysiology
Steve Anton Physiology and Aging Aging, Physiology
Melissa Armstrong Neurology Dementia; Brain Aging; Psychiatric Disorders
Jen Bizon Neuroscience Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Brain Aging; Memory; Cognition; Behavior; Alzheimer’s Disease; Neuropharmacology; Perception; Stress; Neuroplasticity
Dave Borchelt Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Memory; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neuromuscular Disorders; Parkinson’s Disease; Neurogenetics
Sara Burke Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Neuroplasticity; Behavior; Cognition; Neurophysiology; Perception; Memory; Brain Aging
Gemma Casadesus Pharmacology Behavior, Brain Aging, Alzheimer’s Disease
Paramita Chakrabarty Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Dementia; Gene Therapy; Neurodegenerative Disease
David Clark Physiology and Aging Aging, Physiology
Yenisel Cruz-Almeida community dentistry Brain Aging; Behavior; Cognition; Neuroimaging; Pain; Perception
Natalie Ebner Psychology Brain Aging; Neuroimaging; Social Cognitive and Affective Aging; Cognitive Neuroscience
Karyn Esser Physiology and Aging Aging, Physiology
Ruogu Fang BME Artifical Intelligence, Alzheimer’s
Ben Giasson Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Movement Disorders; Parkinson’s Disease
Paola Giusti Rodriguez Psychiatry Neurogenetics, Psychiatric Disorders
Aysegul Gunduz BME Behavior; Cognition; computational neuroscience; neurophysiology
Aprinda Indahlastari Clinical and Health Psych Aging, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Neuroscience, Neuromodulation
Michael Jaffee Neurology Alzheimer’s Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neuropharmacology; Neurorehabilitation; Neural Injury
Habibeh Khoshbouei Neuroscience Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Behavior; Cognition; Brain Aging; Neurophysiology
Matt LaVoie Neurology Brain Aging; Neurodegenerative Disease; Parkinson’s Disease
Shellie-Anne Levy (co-I) Clinical and Health Psych Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias; Health Disparities; Cardiometabolic Multimorbidity; Cognitive Aging; Underrepresented and Underserved Communities; Brain Health; Neuropsychology
Jada Lewis Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Lysosomal Disorders
Ashley Malin Epidemiology Environmental Toxicants, Neurodegeneration, Neurodevelopment, Fluoride, Aluminum, Nutrition, Life-course Epidemiology, Pathophysiology
Andrew Maurer Neuroscience Substance Use Disorders & Addiction; Alzheimer’s Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Psychiatric Diseases; Neurophysiology; Computational Neuroscience; Brain Aging
Mark Moehle Pharmacology Dystonia, Lewy Body Dementia, Movement Disorders, Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors, Parkinson’s Disease
Eric Porges Clinical and Health Psych Cognition and Aging
Stefan Prokop Pathology Alzheimer’s Disease; Cognition; Neurodegenerative disease; Movement Disorders; Neuromuscular Disorders; Neuro-oncology; Parkinson’s Disease
Barry Setlow Psychiatry Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Behavior; Cognition; Memory; Neuropsychopharmacology; Psychiatric Disease
Malu Tansey Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Disease; Psychiatric Diseases; Memory; Cognition; Neurodegenerative disease; Parkinson’s Disease Microbiome; Lysosome Disorders
Ellen Louise Terry Behavioral Nursing Science Cognition,Pain
Ada Varga Neuroscience Behavior; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neurophysiology; Neuropharmacology; Pain; Parkinson’s Disease; Physiology; Substance Use Disorders & Addiction
Steve Weisberg Psychology Alzheimer’s Disease, Aging, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, fMRI, Structural MRI, Virtual Reality, Spatial Navigation, Memory, Perception, Individual Differences.
Adam Woods Clinical and Health Psych Alzheimer’s Disease; Behavior; Brain Aging; Cognition; Memory; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neurophysiology; Neuropsychology; Neurorehabilitation; Pain; Perception; Neural Injury