Alumni map 2021

Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Specialists (Ph.D. level)

  • Li-Chun (Queena) Lin, 2018-2020, currently a Core Facility Director of Iowa NeuroBank, Iowa Neuroscience Institute, University of Iowa (
  • Marie E. Gaine, 2017-2020, currently an Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa
  • Rolf Hansen, 2014-2016, currently employed by Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Danielle Cusmano, 2014-2016
  • Jennifer Choi Tudor, 2010-2016, Penn-PORT Program, individual NRSA award, currently an Assistant Professor, Saint Joseph’s University
  • Lucia Peixoto, 2010-2015, Neurodevelopmental Disorders Postdoctoral Fellowship, currently an Assistant Professor, Washington State University, Spokane, Washington
  • Robbert Havekes, 2007-2015, Rubicon Grant, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, currently an Assistant Professor, University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • Marcel Estévez Montero, 2008-2012, Penn-PORT Program, individual NRSA award, currently a Scientific Annotator of AutDB (MindSpec)
  • Pepe Hernandez, 2006-2012, NSF Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, currently a Wildlife Rehabilitator, and a Neuroscience Writer and Editor
  • Cedrick Florian, 2005-2010, currently a Teacher-Researcher, University of Toulouse 3, France
  • Ming Ouyang, 2005-2008, currently a Research Specialist with Steven Thomas, Penn
  • Michael Kaplan, 2001-2006, currently Lab Instructor, Biological Basis of Behavior Program, Penn
  • Michele Kelly, 2002-2006, Tourette Syndrome Association Research Grant Award, currently an Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Marcelo Wood, 2001-2006, Society for Neuroscience Minority Fellowship, Alavi-Dabiri Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research (CHOP), currently Professor and Chair, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine
  • Carolina Isiegas, 2000-2005, currently employed in Biotech research, Spain
  • K. Matthew Lattal, 1998-2004, individual NRSA award, currently a Professor, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health and Sciences University
  • Scott Bizily, 2001-2002, currently a lawyer
  • Rifat Hussain, 1999-2000, currently a research associate at Albany Medical College

Graduate Students (Ph.D.)

  • Christopher Angelakos, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2013-2017, National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate fellowship, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
  • Vince Luczak, Ph.D. (Biology), 2010-2016, currently a postdoctoral scholar with Sara Aton, University of California San Diego
  • Morgan Bridi, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2010-2015, individual NRSA award, currently a postdoctoral fellow with Shiyong Huang, Hussman Institute, Baltimore
  • Shane Poplawski, Ph.D. (Pharmacology), 2009-2014, currently a Staff Scientist, J. Craig Venter Institute
  • Alan (Jung Whan) Park, Ph.D. (Biology), 2009-2014, currently a postdoctoral fellow with Joshua Gordon, Columbia University
  • Hannah Schoch, Ph.D. (Cell and Molecular Biology), 2008-2014, currently a postdoctoral researcher with Lucia Peixoto, Washington State University
  • Toni-Moi Prince, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2009-2013, currently in management consulting
  • Mathieu Wimmer, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2007-2012, currently a Assistant Professor, Temple University
  • Nan Ma, Ph.D. (Biology), 2007-2011, currently a scientist at Cetazam
  • Joshua Hawk, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2004-2010, Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis, currently a postdoctoral fellow with Daniel Colon-Ramos, Yale University
  • Ana Oliveira, Ph.D. (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal), 2003-2008, currently a Junior Group Leader with Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Ted Huang, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2004-2008, currently a Strategic Consultant, ETHOS Health Communications
  • Chris Vecsey, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2004-2008, MINS/NGG Flexner Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis, currently an Assistant Professor, Skidmore College
  • Conor McDonough, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2001-2006, individual NRSA award, currently a lawyer
  • Michael Keeley, Ph.D. (Cellular and Molecular Biology), 2000-2005, currently a marketing planning manager, Genentech
  • Joel Stein, M.D., Ph.D. (Cellular and Molecular Biology), 2001-2005, currently Neuroradiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Ting Nie, Ph.D. (Biology), 1999-2005, currently a postdoctoral fellow, Emory University
  • Kevin Hellman, Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 2000-2004, individual NRSA award, currently a Research Scientist, NorthShore University HealthSystem and an Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
  • Laurel Graves Weaver, M.D., Ph.D. (Neuroscience), 1998-2002, currently a psychiatrist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Graduate Students (M.A.)

  • Anna McNally, M.A. (Pharmacology), 2014-2015
  • Alan Young, M.A. (Neuroscience), 1999-2004, individual NRSA award
  • Jennifer Yanow, M.A. (submatriculation), 1999-2000
  • Natalie Denney, M.A. (submatriculation), 1998-1999