People

Principal Investigator

Alireza Soltani, Ph.D.

Graduate Students

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

Undergraduate Students

Edward Camp ’18
Abigail Fralick ’23 (WISP intern)
Julia Grigorian ’21 (Junior research scholar)
Carl Harris  ’21
Ruji Shao ’23 (WISP intern)
Ethan Trepka ’22 (Sophomore research scholar)
Jane Xu ’20 (WISP intern, Sophomore science scholar)

Current Collaborators

Jeremiah Cohen (Johns Hopkins University)
Ben Hayden (University of Minnesota)
Alicia Izquierdo (UCLA)
Daeyeol Lee (Johns Hopkins University)
Tirin Moore (Stanford University)
Shih-Wei Wu (National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)
EPSCoR attention consortium

Alumni

Shiva Farashahi (Graduate student 2014-2019; currently, postdoc at Flatiron Institute)
Peyman Khorsand, Ph.D. (Postdoc 2015-2018; currently, Algo trading lead quant at HSBC)
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; Neuroscience High Honors; currently, medical student at UCLA)
Clara Guo ’17 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2017; currently, medical student at Yale School of Medicine)
Lauren Harris ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015; Nickerson Award)
Elizabeth Hart ’19 (Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017)
Hannah Hoffman ’19 (Undergraduate researcher 2019)
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);
Nina Kosowsky  ’21 (WISP intern)
Vivian Lee ’18 (WISP intern, Sophomore/Junior science scholar)
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; currently, medical student at SUNY Upstate)
Sada Nichols-Worley ’22 (WISP intern)
Venice Nomof ’19 (WISP intern, Sophomore science scholar)
May Nguyen ’18 (Junior science scholar)
Neelufar Raja  ’21 (WISP intern)
Katherine Rowe ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2016; Best Neuroscience Honors Thesis Award; Best Neuroscience Thesis Presentation Award; Neuroscience High Honors; currently, medical student at Harvard University)
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)
Lauren Tran  ’22 (WISP intern)

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.