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Melinda Adelman

Adelman, Melinda

  • Undergraduate Program Coordinator
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Allen, James F.

  • John H. Dessauer Professor of Computer Science
    Professor of Linguistics
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: Natural language understanding; Discourse; Knowledge representation; Common-sense reasoning; Planning

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Alvernaz, Sam

  • Graduate Student
  • Advisor: Haefner
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Anzai, Akiyuki

  • Sr. Research Associate

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Chris Bates

Bates, Chris

  • Graduate Student

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Loisa Bennetto

Bennetto, Loisa

  • Chair
    Associate Professor of Psychology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, and Neuroscience

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Farran Briggs

Briggs, Farran

  • Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science

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Zach Burchill

Burchill, Zach

  • Graduate Student

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Wednesday Bushong

Bushong, Wednesday

  • Graduate Student

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Buxó-Lugo, Andrés

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

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Greg Carlson

Carlson, Greg

  • Professor Emeritus of Linguistics

Interests: Semantic Theory; Psycholinguistics; Discourse

Robert Chapman

Chapman, Robert

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Ankani Chattoraj

Chattoraj, Ankani

  • Graduate Student
Zhen Chen

Chen, Zhen

  • Graduate Student
  • Ph.D.
  • Advisor: Haefner/Padmanabhan
Ashley Clark

Clark, Ashley

  • Graduate Student
  • Advisor: Poletti

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Shanna Coop

Coop, Shanna

  • Graduate Student

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Corser, Kathy

  • Graduate Program Coordinator
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Cox, Michele

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

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Dambra, Christine

  • Bookkeeper
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Danz, Adam

  • Graduate Student
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Davis, Kevin

  • Lecturer, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Greg DeAngelis

DeAngelis, Greg

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Center for Navigation and Communication Sciences
  • Chair, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Interests: 3D vision and navigation; Multisensory integration; Neural coding; Decision-making

Charles Duffy

Duffy, Charles

  • Professor Neurology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Neural processing of motion, spatial orientation

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Freemesser, Chris

  • Systems Administrator, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science

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French, Annette

  • Graduate Student
  • Advisor: DeAngelis

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Gardner, Margaret

  • Laboratory Technician, Chapman Lab
Joseph German

German, Joseph

  • Graduate Student

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Daniel Gildea

Gildea, Daniel

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Statistical approaches to natural language processing; Machine translation; Language understanding

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Gillis, Jennifer

  • Administrator
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Graf, Dina

  • Lab Tech, DeAngelis/Mitchell labs

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Suzanne Haber

Haber, Suzanne

  • Professor, Pharmacology & Physiology, Neuroscience, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: Basal Ganglia; degenerative disease

Ralf Haefner

Haefner, Ralf

  • Assistant Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: perceptual decision-making; probabilistic inference; selective attention; neural population encoding and decoding; depth perception/processing of binocular disparity

Krystel Huxlin

Huxlin, Krystel

  • Professor Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
  • James V. Aquavella Professor, OphthalmologyAssociate Chair for Research, David and Ilene Flaum Eye InstituteURMC OmbudspersonAssociate Director, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Improving vision after damage

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Janis Intoy

Intoy, Janis

  • Graduate Student

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James Ison

Ison, James R.

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Otolaryngology, and Neurobiology & Anatomy

Interests: audition; sensory reflexes; sensory function; sensori-motor control

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Robert Jacobs

Jacobs, Robert A.

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, and the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: cognitive and perceptual learning; neural computation

T. Florian Jaeger

Jaeger, T. Florian

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Computer Science

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Carol Jew

Jew, Carol

  • Graduate Student

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Carol Kellogg

Kellogg, Carol K.

  • Professor Emeritus, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Interests: neuropharmacology; development; hormones; behavior; GABA

Nikunj Khetan

Khetan, Nikunj

  • Graduate Student
  • B.Tech.
  • Advisor: Rucci
Celeste Kidd

Kidd, Celeste

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science

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Interests: development; learning; attention; decision-making; computational modeling

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Koopman, Sarah

  • Graduate Student
David Kornack

Kornack, David

  • Associate Professor, Neuroscience

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Interests: Neurogenesis in the Developing and Adult Mammalian Brain

Chigusa Kurumada

Kurumada, Chigusa

  • Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Sunwoo Kwon

Kwon, Sunwoo

  • Graduate Student
  • MSBS
  • Advisor: MitchellAdvisor:

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Richard Lange

Lange, Richard

  • Graduate Student

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Peter Lennie

Lennie, Peter

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science

Interests: functional organization of vision; color vision

Feng Vankee Lin

Lin, Feng Vankee

  • Assistant Professor, Nursing, Psychiatry, and Brain & Cognitive Sciences

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Lin, Ying

  • Graduate Student
  • Advisor: Tadin

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Brad Mahon

Mahon, Brad

  • Visiting Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Center for Visual Science, Center for Language Sciences
  • Scientific Director, Program for Translational Brain Mapping

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Walt Makous

Makous, Walter

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
Chelsea Marsh

Marsh, Chelsea

  • Laboratory Technician, Rucci Lab
Elizabeth Marvin West

Marvin, Elizabeth West

  • Professor, Eastman School of Music, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: music cognition

William Merigan

Merigan, William

  • Professor Ophthalmology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: In Vivo Adaptive Optics Imaging of the Retina

Renee Miller

Miller, Renee

  • Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Instructional Track
  • Director, Undergraduate Neuroscience Program

Interests: Sex differences in brains and behaviors

Jonathon Mink

Mink, Jonathan

  • Professor, Neurology, Child Neurology, Neuroscience, Pediatrics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: Physiology of movement; function of the basal ganglia; pathophysiology of movement disorders (Dystonia, Chorea); Tourette syndrome; Batten disease

Jude Mitchell

Mitchell, Jude

  • Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: How spatial attention alters statistics of neuronal spiking; Extracellular classification of neuronal types in awake animals; Systems identification models of sensory processing and attention; Network models of spiking neurons and correlations in firing; Human psychophysics in object-based attention, recognition, and perceptual learning

Frank Mollica

Mollica, Frank

  • Graduate Student

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Kathy Nordeen

Nordeen, Kathy W.

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience

Interests: neural plasticity; learning; memory

Ernie Nordeen

Nordeen, Ernie

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Neurobiology and Anatomy

Interests: neurobiology of vocal learning and plasticity

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Overlan, Matt

  • Graduate Student

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Gary Paige

Paige, Gary

  • Professor Neuroscience, Otolaryngology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
  • Professor Emeritus, Neurology

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Interests: Multisensory Interaction and Adaptive Plasticity in Spatial Localization and Orientation

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Palepu, Raja

  • Programmer
Holly Palmeri

Palmeri, Holly

  • Lab Manager, Aslin Lab
Tania Pasternak

Pasternak, Tatiana

  • Professor Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Cortical Circuitry Underlying Memory-Guided Visual Decisions

Nicole Peltier

Peltier, Nicole

  • Graduate Student
Sara Peterson

Peterson, Sara

  • Graphic Designer & Website Manager, Center for Visual Science and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Steven Piantadosi

Piantadosi, Steven

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: language learning, language processing, computational modeling

Olga Pikul

Pikul, Olga

  • Human Subject Research Coordinator , Tadin Lab
Martina Poletti

Poletti, Martina

  • Assistant Professor

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Popovic, Marjena

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

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Rajeev Raizada

Raizada, Rajeev

  • Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: Multivoxel pattern analysis of fMRI; Language, semantics; Structure of neural representations; Computational modeling

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Ripton, Judy

  • Administration, RCBI
Lizabeth Romanski

Romanski, Lizabeth

  • Associate Professor, Neuroscience, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Center for Visual Science
  • Associate Chair, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Michele Rucci

Rucci, Michele

  • Professor

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Interests: Vision and Action

Jeff Runner

Runner, Jeffrey T.

  • Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences and Engineering
  • Professor of Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Interests: Experimental Syntax; Syntactic/Linguistic Theory; Binding Theory; Syntax Processing; Phrase Structure; Syntax/Semantics Interface

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Elizabeth Sachse

Sachse, Elizabeth

  • Laboratory Technician, Snyder Lab
Bikash Sahoo

Sahoo, Bikash Chandra

  • Graduate Student
  • B.Tech.M.Tech.
  • Advisor: SnyderAdvisor:
Marc Schieber

Schieber, Marc H.

  • Professor Neurology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Neural control of hand and finger movements

Colleen Schneider

Schneider, Colleen

  • Graduate Student
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Schultz, Michele

  • Assistant to the Chair, BCS/Administrative Assistant, Center for Visual Science
Hayden Scott

Scott, Hayden

  • Graduate Student
  • B.S.
  • Advisor: Snyder

Interests: attention; working memory; addiction; schizophrenia; ADHD

Elizabeth Shay

Shay, Elizabeth

  • Graduate Student

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Shelchkova, Natalya

  • Research Assistant, Rucci lab
Sabya Shivkumar

Shivkumar, Sabyasachi

  • Graduate Student
Adam Snyder

Snyder, Adam

  • Assistant Professor

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Interests: Micro- and macro-scale mechanisms of visual attention

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Duje Tadin

Tadin, Duje

  • Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Ophthalmology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science
  • Director of Training, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: neural mechanisms of visual perception

Michael Tanenhaus

Tanenhaus, Michael K.

  • Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Linguistics
  • Director, Center for Language Sciences

Interests: psycholinguistics; language and reading comprehension

David Temperley

Temperley, David

  • Professor of Music Theory, Eastman School of Music

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Susan Peirce Thompson

Thompson, Susan Peirce

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
  • Founder and CEO, Bright Line Eating Solutions, LLC

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Interests: The neuroscience of food addiction; The key factors that drive sustainable weight loss; Willpower

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Shirlene Wade

Wade, Shirlene

  • Graduate Student
  • Advisor: Kidd

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Andrew Watts

Watts, Andrew

  • Laboratory Technician, Jaeger Lab/Tanenhaus Lab
David Williams

Williams, David R.

  • Professor Optics, Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
  • Dean for Research, in Arts, Sciences, and EngineeringAllyn Chair, Medical OpticsDirector, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Limits of human vision

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Wu, Meng-Huan

  • Graduate Student
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Wu, Ruei-Jr

  • Scientist

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Xin Xie

Xie, Xin

  • Postdoctoral Associate

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Yuhang Xu

Xu, Yuhang

  • Graduate Student

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Xu, Zhexin

  • Graduate Student
  • Advisor: DeAngelis

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Shaorong Yan

Yan, Shaorong

  • Graduate Student

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Yang, Chung-Lin Martin

  • Lecturer

Interests: Psycho- and neurolinguistics; speech perception/production; word recognition (both visual and spoken); word learning; evolution of human cognition; second language acquisition

Bin Yang

Yang, Bin

  • Graduate Student
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Yates, Jake

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

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Zhetuo Zhao

Zhao, Zhetuo

  • Graduate Student