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postdoctoral fellows

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Dr. Laurel Seemiller
NIH F32 NRSA Fellow
Department of Biology and
The Center for Neural Engineering

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Dr. Gwen Burgess
joining March 2024
Department of BIology

graduate students

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Grace Smith
Biomedical Engineering
Master's student

2022 University Graduate Fellow


Avery Sicher
Neuroscience PhD Candidate

President, Huck Graduate Student Association
NIH F31 NRSA Fellow
previously: Physiological Adaptations
to Stress T32 Training Fellow

2020 Huck Graduate Fellow



Julio Flores Cuadra
Neuroscience PhD Program
(co-mentored with Drew Lab)
2023-2025 Physiological Adaptations
to Stress T32 Training Fellow

2022 Huck Graduate Fellow

Victoria Nudell
Penn State College of Medicine MSTP
Molecular, Cellular and Integrative
Biosciences PhD Program

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Keith Griffith
Research Technician
PSU MSTP incoming class of 2024


Amir Siddiqui, Psychology and Biology

Roy Wu, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Schreyer Honors College)

Kaleah Tuttle, Biomedical Engineering (Clark Scholar)                                            Damini Nair, Biology (Schreyer Honors College)                                 

Emily McDonald, Biological Sciences & Health Professions                   

Erin Wolfanger, Biology (Schreyer Honors College)                                  

Obi Nnabugwu, Biomedical Engineering (Clark Scholar)                                        Matthew Springer, Biology (Schreyer Honors College)                                    

undergraduate students


Harrison is 8 3/4 and working very hard to be allowed to do things in lab   



future lab members

lab alumni

Nigel Dao 2018-2021
research technician
currently: NYU Neural Sciences PhD Program
(lab: Adam Carter)

Malini Suresh Nair 2018-2021
undergraduate student in Vertebrate Physiology
& research technician
currently: Wake Forest University Medical School

Sarah Magee 2016 - 2019
undergraduate student, Millennium Scholar,
currently: UNC Neurobiology PhD Program
(lab: Melissa Herman)

Alex Bourcier 2016 - 2019
undergraduate student, Schreyer Honors College, Biology
currently: UCLA Medical School
Andrew Kacala 2021-2023
undergraduate student, Schreyer Honors College
currently: still hanging out in lab

Dani Lopez Melean 2020-2023
research technician
undergraduate student, Millennium Scholar, Biology
currently: Data analyst, Plant Village

David Starnes 2020-2023
undergraduate student, Schreyer Honors College

currently: Cooper Rowan Medical School

Renee Laurenzana 2022
ECoS SROP visiting student

California State University San Marcos
currently: ASU Neuroscience PhD Program

Brody Moyer 2018-2022
undergraduate student, BMB

Corey Zimmer 2019-2022
undergraduate student, Biobehavioral Health

Veronica Sendao 2019-2022
undergraduate student, Biology
currently: Research Assistant,

Boston University School of Medicine
(lab: Kevin Thomas)

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