People

Principal Investigator

Alireza Soltani, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Peyman Khorsand, Ph.D. (2015-present)

Graduate Students

Shiva Farashahi, M.S. (2014-present)
Mohsen Rakhshan, M.S. (2017-present)
Mehran Spitmaan, M.S. (2016-present)

Undergraduate Students

Edward Camp ’18
Nina Kosowsky  ’21 (WISP intern)
Vivian Lee ’18 (WISP intern, Sophomore/Junior science scholar)
May Nguyen ’18 (Junior science scholar)
Venice Nomof ’19 (WISP intern, Sophomore science scholar)
Neelufar Raja  ’21 (WISP intern)
Jane Xu ’20 (WISP intern, Sophomore science scholar)

Current Collaborators

Cliff Abraham (University of Otago)
Ida Gobbini (Dartmouth College)
James Haxby (Dartmouth College)
Ben Hayden (University of Minnesota)
Alicia Izquierdo (UCLA)
Daeyeol Lee (Yale University)
Tirin Moore (Stanford University)
Behrad Noudoost (University of Utah)
Shih-Wei Wu (National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)
EPSCoR attention consortium

Alumni

Pouya Sabouri, Ph.D. (Postdoc 2014-2015; currently Postdoc at UT Southwestern Medical)
Kaavya Adam ’14 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014)
Zohra Aslami ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2015-2017)
Emily Chu ’17 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2017; Best Neuroscience Honors Thesis Award)
Clara Guo ’17 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2017)
Lauren Harris ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015; Nickerson Award)
Elizabeth Hart ’19 (Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017)
Sophie Hoffman ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2016)
Oihane Horno, M.S. (visiting Masters student 2015-2016; currently Ph.D. candidate in Champalimaud Neuroscience Program)
Sydney House ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017)
Deepak John ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2015-2016);
Lillian Laiks (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015; currently Ph.D. candidate in Texas A&M)
Janet Liu ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014)
Jacqueline Maier ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2015)
Katherine Rowe ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2016; Best Neuroscience Honors Thesis Award; Best Neuroscience Thesis Presentation Award)
Maia Salholz-Hillel ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014; currently Masters student, Humboldt University)
Amirhossein Sharifzadeh ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015)
Chuanqi Sun ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014)
Jack Terwilliger ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015)

We are always seeking highly motivated individuals interested in understanding the brain using computational or experimental approaches. If you are interested, please send your CV and a brief statement of research interests to Alireza Soltani.