People

 
Principal Investigator
Alex Huk
Collaborators: Larry Cormack, Mary Hayhoe, Jonathan Pillow, Ian Nauhaus, Wyeth Bair, Cory Miller, Il Memming Park
 
Senior Scientist
Thad Czuba, Ph.D. UT-Austin. Post-Doc, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
 
Postdocs
Jens-Oliver Muthmann, Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (& Nat’l Center for Biological Sciences, India)
Eric Hart, Ph.D., UT-Austin
Declan Rowley, Ph.D., Monash University (co-advised with Ian Nauhaus)
Gelson J Pagan Diaz, Ph.D. Provost’s Early Career Postdoctoral Fellow (primary mentor: Mike Mauk) Department of Neuroscience

 

Graduate Students
Hayden Carney, INS Ph.D. student (co-advised with Ian Nauhaus)
Jake Whritner, CPS/Psychology Ph.D. student
Jack Liska, INS Ph.D. student
Stephanie Shields, INS Ph.D. student (co-advised with Larry Cormack), NSF GRFP Fellow
Penny (Shuyi) Chen, CPS/Psychology Ph.D. student
Sufia Ahmad, INS Ph.D. student
Mandi Severson, INS Ph.D. student (co-advised with Ian Nauhaus)
 
Research and Technical Staff
Allison Laudano (senior lab technician and manager)
Chris Badillo (equipment design and fabrication)
 
Research Assistants
Mia Cantu

 

Lab Alumni

Nika Hazen (lab technician)

Aaron Levi, (Ph.D., 2020)

Natalie Jennings (undergraduate researcher)

Elizabeth Robinson (undergraduate researcher)

Chao Gu, Ph.D., Western University (Postdoc)

Austin Kuo (Dean’s Honored Graduate, UT-Austin 2018)

Neil Shah (undergraduate researcher)

Kathryn Bonnen (Ph.D., 2018). Next: Postdoc w/ Eero Simoncelli, NYU.

Jonas Knöll, Ph.D. (Postdoc, co-advised with J.Pillow)

Kenia Johnson (undergraduate research assistant)

Devon Greer (research assistant), Next: Neuroscience Ph.D. student, Northwestern.

Jasmine Stone (H.S. student research assistant), Next: Undergraduate, Yale.

Sung Jun Joo, (Post-doc, 2013-2016). Now: Assistant Professor, Pusan National Univ.

Jacob Yates (Ph.D. 2016; co-advised with J. Pillow). Next: Postdoc w/ J. Mitchell & G. Deangelis, University of Rochester.

Leor Katz (Ph.D. 2016). Next: Postdoc w/ R. Krauzlis, NIH.

Kenneth Mitchell (research assistant & neurophysiology lab technician), Next: Veterinary school, Tufts.

Kenneth Latimer  (Ph.D. 2015; co-advised with J. Pillow). Next: Postdoc, Fairhall Lab, University of Washington.

Jay Hennig (research assistant extraordinaire). Next: Ph.D. Student, Carnegie Mellon, Program in Neural Computation.

Memming Park (postdoc / collaborator 2011-2014, Pillow Lab). Now: Assistant Professor, Stonybrook Univeristy.

Miriam Meister (Ph.D., 2012). Next: Postdoc w/ Elizabeth Buffalo, University of Washington (Seattle).

Thad Czuba (Ph.D., 2012; co-advised with L. Cormack). Next: Postdoc w/ Adam Kohn, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Bas Rokers (postdoc 2006-2010). Now: Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kyler Eastman (postdoc 2011). Next: R&D Engineer, MapMyFitness.com.

Alec Scharff (postdoc 2012). Next: Google.

Ben Naecker (research assistant, 2010-2011). Next: Ph.D. student, Neuroscience, Stanford.

Kyle Guillet (undergrad research assistant, 2008-2009). Next: Teach For America.