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Melinda Adelman

Adelman, Melinda

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
madelma2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0541
363 Meliora Hall

Rei Akaishi

Akaishi, Rei

Postdoctoral Fellow
rakaishi@UR.ROCHESTER.EDU | (585) 273-4727
303C Meliora Hall

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Allen, James F.

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

james@cs.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7263
3011 Wegmans Hall
Website

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

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Andrews, Jenn

Lab Technician
jandrew13@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4764
426 Meliora Hall

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Anzai, Akiyuki

Sr. Research Associate
Advisor: DeAngelis
Aanzai@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5477
245 Meliora Hall

Habiba Azab

Azab, Habiba

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kidd
Hazab@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

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Pragathi Balasubramani

Balasubramani, Pragathi Priyadharsini

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advisor: Hayden
pbalasub@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4727
303C Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: Decision making; Single unit electrophysiology; Cognitive and computational neuroscience; Computational psychiatry

Chris Bates

Bates, Chris

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jacobs
cjbates@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

Loisa Bennetto

Bennetto, Loisa

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

loisa.bennetto@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8712
354 Meliora Hall
Website

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Boni, Isabelle

Graduate Student
Advisor: Cantlon
iboni@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Brown, Kaitlin

Laboratory Technician
kbrown@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 27-6509
2B237 RCBI

Zach Burchill

Burchill, Zach

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jaeger
Zburchil@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

Wednesday Bushong

Bushong, Wednesday

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jaeger
wbushong@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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Buxó-Lugo, Andrés

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advisor: Jaeger
abuxolug@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Jessica Cantlon

Cantlon, Jessica

Associate Professor
jessica.cantlon@rochester.edu | (Meliora office) (585) 276-5292, (Lab office) (585) 276-5150, (Lab) (585) 276-5099
321 Meliora Hall
Website

Greg Carlson

Carlson, Greg

Professor of Linguistics, Philosophy and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Director for Center for the Language Sceinces
gregory.carlson@rochester.edu | (585) 275-5907
507 Lattimore Hall

Interests: Semantic Theory; Psycholinguistics; Discourse

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Castagno, Meghan

Lab Tech
Mcastagn@ur.rochester.edu

Robert Chapman

Chapman, Robert

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
rchapman@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8676
246 Meliora Hall
Website

Ankani Chattoraj

Chattoraj, Ankani

Graduate Student
Advisor: Haefner
achattor@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

Quanjing Chen

Chen, Quanjing

Graduate Student
Advisor: Mahon
qchen14@ur.rochester.edu
323 Meliora
Website

Ben Chernoff

Chernoff, Ben

Graduate Student
Advisor: Mahon
bchernof@ur.rochester.edu
2B241 RCBI

Sam Cheyette

Cheyette, Sam

Graduate Student
Advisor: Piantadosi
scheyett@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall
Website

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Coop, Shanna

Graduate Student
Advisor: Mitchell
shanna.coop@rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

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Corser, Kathy

Graduate Program Coordinator
kcorser@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1844
358 Meliora Hall

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Dambra, Christine

Bookkeeper
cdambra@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7115
362 Meliora Hall

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Danz, Adam

Graduate Student
Advisor: DeAngelis
Adanz@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-3522
246 Meliora Hall

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Davis, Kevin

Lecturer, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Kevin_Davis@URMC.Rochester.edu | (585) 275-7187
303E Meliora Hall

Greg DeAngelis

DeAngelis, Greg

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Center for Navigation and Communication Sciences
Chair for Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Associate Director for Center for Visual Science

gdeangelis@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8677
310 Meliora Hall

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

Charles Duffy

Duffy, Charles

Professor for Neurology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science
charles_duffy@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1696
6-8535 MC
Website

Interests: Neural processing of motion, spatial orientation

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Ebitz, Becket

Postdoctoral Fellow
rebitz@ur.rochester.edu

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Eisenreich, Ben

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advisor: Hayden
beisenre@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Stephen Ferrigno

Ferrigno, Stephen

Graduate Student
Advisor: Cantlon
sferrigno@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7636
2B241 RCBI
Website

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Freemesser, Chris

Systems Administrator, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
cfreemes@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0786
255 Meliora Hall
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Gardner, Margaret

Laboratory Technician, Chapman Lab
mt006j@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8142
166 Meliora Hall

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German, Joseph

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jacobs
jgerman6@ur.rochester.edu
Website

Daniel Gildea

Gildea, Daniel

Professor of Computer Science
gildea@cs | (585) 275-7230
3019 Wegmans Hall
Website

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

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Gillis, Jennifer

Administrator
jgillis@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2852
360 Meliora Hall

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Suzanne Haber

Haber, Suzanne

Professor, Pharmacology & Physiology, Neuroscience, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
suzanne_haber@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6959
5-6518 Medical Center
Website

Interests: Basal Ganglia; degenerative disease

Ralf Haefner

Haefner, Ralf

Assistant Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
rhaefne2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7453
313 Meliora Hall
Website

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

Krystel Huxlin

Huxlin, Krystel

Professor for Ophthalmology, Neurology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
khuxlin@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5495
G-3186 MC
Website

Interests: Improving vision after damage

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Alyssa Ibarra

Ibarra, Alyssa

Graduate Student
Advisor: Tanenhaus
Aibarra@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2508
428 Meliora Hall
Website

James Ison

Ison, James R.

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Otolaryngology, and Neurobiology & Anatomy
jison@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8461
167 Meliora Hall

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
Rjacobs@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0753
306 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: cognitive and perceptual learning; neural computation

T. Florian Jaeger

Jaeger, T. Florian

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Computer Science
Fjaeger@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3611
320 Meliora Hall
Website

Carol Jew

Jew, Carol

Graduate Student
Advisor: Raizada
Cjew@ur.rochester.edu
2B-201C RCBI
Website

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Carol Kellogg

Kellogg, Carol K.

Professor Emeritus, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
ckellogg@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5237
156 Meliora Hall

Interests: neuropharmacology; development; hormones; behavior; GABA

Alyssa Kersey

Kersey, Alyssa

Graduate Student
Advisor: Cantlon
Akersey@ur.rochester.edu
2B247 RCBI
Website

Celeste Kidd

Kidd, Celeste

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
Ckidd@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7287
308 Meliora
Website

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

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Koopman, Sarah

Graduate Student
Advisor: Cantlon
skoopman@ur.rochester.edu
RCBI

David Kornack

Kornack, David

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
david_kornack@urmc.rochester.edu | (MC) (585) 273-3140, (Mel) (585) 273-4719
5-7215 Medical Center
Website

Interests: Neurogenesis in the Developing and Adult Mammalian Brain

Chigusa Kurumada

Kurumada, Chigusa

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
ckuruma2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7187
304 Meliora Hall
Website

Sunwoo Kwon

Kwon, Sunwoo

Graduate Student
Advisor: Mitchell
skwon13@ur.rochester.edu
259 Meliora Hall

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Richard Lange

Lange, Richard

Graduate Student
Advisor: Haefner
rlange@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall
Website

Peter Lennie

Lennie, Peter

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty for College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering
lennie@rochester.edu | (585) 273-5000
317 Lattimore Hall

Interests: functional organization of vision; color vision

Feng Vankee Lin

Lin, Feng Vankee

Assistant Professor, Nursing, Psychiatry, and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
vankee_lin@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 276-6002
2w128 Helen Wood Hall
Website

Linda Liu

Liu, Linda

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jaeger
lliu47@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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Loconte, Giuliana

Lab Technician
gloconte@u.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Lotfi, Parsa

Lab Tech
plotfi@u.rochester.edu
166 Meliora Hall

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Lussier, Courtney

Laboratory Technician, Cantlon lab
clussier@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 276-5099
2B237 RCBI

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Brad Mahon

Mahon, Brad

Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Center for Visual Science, Center for Language Sciences
Scientific Director for Program for Translational Brain Mapping
mahon@rcbi.rochester.edu | (Meliora office) (585) 275-1497, (Lab office) (585) 276-5234, (Lab) (585) 276-5167
317 Meliora Hall
Website

Walt Makous

Makous, Walter

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
wmakous@gmail.com

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Mancarella, Marc

Laboratory Technician, Hayden lab
marc_mancarella@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4561
150 Meliora Hall

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Marsh, Chelsea

Laboratory Technician, Tanenhaus Lab
cmarsh3@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0514
415 Meliora Hall

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Marti, Louis

Graduate Student
Advisor: Kidd
lmarti@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

Elizabeth Marvin West

Marvin West, Elizabeth

Professor, Eastman School of Music, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
bmarvin@esm.rochester.edu | (ESM) (585) 274-1076, (Mel) (585) 275-1812
26 Gibbs Street ESM
Website

Interests: music cognition

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Melnick, Michael

Graduate Student
Advisor: Tadin; Huxlin
mmelnick@ur.rochester.edu
Website

William Merigan

Merigan, William

Professor for Ophthalmology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
wmerigan@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4872
G-4101 MC
Website

Interests: In Vivo Adaptive Optics Imaging of the Retina

Renee Miller

Miller, Renee

Lecturer, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
rmiller3@ur.rochester.edu | (Office) (585) 275-7170, (Lab) (585) 275-7915
303F Meliora Hall

Interests: Sex differences in brains and behaviors

Jonathon Mink

Mink, Jonathan

Professor, Neurology, Child Neurology, Neuroscience, Pediatrics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
jonathan_mink@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2808
5-5511 Medical Center
Website

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
jmitch27@ur.rochester.edu
311 Meliora Hall
Website

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
Advisor: Piantadosi
Fmollica@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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Kathy Nordeen

Nordeen, Kathy W.

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience
knordeen@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8452
117 Meliora Hall

Interests: neural plasticity; learning; memory

Ernie Nordeen

Nordeen, Ernie

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Neurobiology and Anatomy
Enordeen@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8453
105 Meliora Hall

Interests: neurobiology of vocal learning and plasticity

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Overlan, Matt

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jacobs
mo001k@UR.Rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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Gary Paige

Paige, Gary

Professor for Neuroscience, Otolaryngology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
Professor Emeritus for Neurology
gary_paige@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2591
5-7425 MC
Website

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

Holly Palmeri

Palmeri, Holly

Lab Manager, Aslin Lab
Hpalmeri@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4621
409 Meliora Hall

Woon Ju Park

Park, Woon Ju

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advisor: Tadin; Bennetto
wpark6@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-3240
204 Meliora Hall
Website

Tania Pasternak

Pasternak, Tatiana

Professor for Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
tpastern@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8668
5-6409A MC
Website

Interests: Cortical Circuitry Underlying Memory-Guided Visual Decisions

Nicole Peltier

Peltier, Nicole

Graduate Student
Advisor: DeAngelis
Npeltier@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

Sara Peterson

Peterson, Sara

Graphic Designer & Website Manager, Center for Visual Science and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
speter11@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2459
362A Meliora Hall

Steven Piantadosi

Piantadosi, Steven

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
spiantad@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8689
307 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: language learning, language processing, computational modeling

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Pikul, Olga

Laboratory Technician, Bavelier Lab
opikul@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4863
133-G Meliora Hall

Amanda Pogue

Pogue, Amanda

Graduate Student
Advisor: Tanenhaus; Kurumada
apogue@ur.rochester.edu
428 Meliora Hall
Website

Martina Poletti

Poletti, Martina

Assistant Professor
martinap@bu.edu | (585) 275-4801, (585) 273-3081
312 Meliora Hall

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Pontillo, Dan

Graduate Student
Advisor: Tanenhaus
Dpontill@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2508
428 Meliora Hall

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Popovic, Marjena

Postdoctoral Fellow
mpopovi5@ur.rochester.edu
303A Meliora Hall

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Prentiss, Emily

Laboratory Technician - Mahon Lab
emily.prentiss@rochester.edu | (585) 276-5058
2B237A RCBI

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Rajeev Raizada

Raizada, Rajeev

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Rraizada@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8673
314 Meliora Hall
Website

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

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Register, Jenna

Lab Technician
jregiste@u.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Ripton, Judy

Administration, RCBI
jripton@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4540
B-101 RCBI

Lizabeth Romanski

Romanski, Lizabeth

Associate Professor, Neuroscience, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Center for Visual Science
Associate Chair for Neurobiology & Anatomy
Liz_Romanski@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1469
Website

Michele Rucci

Rucci, Michele

Professor
rucci.michele@gmail.com | (585) 276-4023, (585) 273-3081
309 Meliora Hall
Website

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
jeffrey.runner@rochester.edu | (585) 273-5000
317L Lattimore Hall

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

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Ruskin, David

Lecturer
druskin@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1812
420 Meliora Hall

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Marc Schieber

Schieber, Marc H.

Professor for Neurology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science
mschiebe@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3369
5-6426 MC
Website

Interests: Neural control of hand and finger movements

Colleen Schneider

Schneider, Colleen

Graduate Student
Advisor: Mahon
Colleen_Schneider@URMC.Rochester.edu | (585) 275-7657
RCBI

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Schultz, Michele

Assistant to the Chair, BCS/Administrative Assistant, Center for Visual Science
mschultz@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8659
361 Meliora Hall, G-4110 MC

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Senyazar, Berhan

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jacobs
bsenyaza@ur.rochester.edu

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Seyfarth, Scott

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advisor: Jaeger
sseyfart@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

Elizabeth Shay

Shay, Elizabeth

Graduate Student
Advisor: Cantlon; Mahon
eshay@ur.rochester.edu
2B201B RCBI
Website

Sabya Shivkumar

Shivkumar, Sabyasachi

Graduate Student
Advisor: Haefner
sshivkum@ur.rochester.edu

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Sims, Max

Lab Coordinator
msims4@u.rochester.edu

Adam Snyder

Snyder, Adam

Assistant Professor (starting July 2018)
adam@adamcsnyder.com
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Duje Tadin

Tadin, Duje

Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
Dtadin@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8682
305 Meliora Hall
Website

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 for Center for Language Sciences
mtanenha@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5491
319 Meliora Hall

Interests: psycholinguistics; language and reading comprehension

David Temperley

Temperley, David

Professor of Music Theory, Eastman School of Music
dtemperley@esm.rochester.edu | (585) 274-1557
26 Gibbs Street
Website

Susan Peirce Thompson

Thompson, Susan Peirce

Adjunct Associate Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Founder and CEO for Bright Line Eating Solutions, LLC
sthomps4@ur.rochester.edu
Website

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
swade8@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

Maya Wang

Wang, Zhe Maya

Graduate Student
Advisor: Hayden
zwang64@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

Andrew Watts

Watts, Andrew

Laboratory Technician, Jaeger Lab/Tanenhaus Lab
awatts2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1015
123 Meliora Hall

David Williams

Williams, David R.

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

david@cvs.rochester.edu | (585) 276-6070
317 Lattimore Hall, G-4107 MC
Website

Interests: Limits of human vision

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Wu, Meng-Huan

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jacobs; Raizada
mwu34@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Xin Xie

Xie, Xin

Postdoctoral Associate
Advisor: Jaeger
xxie13@ur.rochester.edu
323 Meliora Hall
Website

Yuhang Xu

Xu, Yuhang

Graduate Student
Advisor: Runner; Tanenhaus
yuhang.xu@rochester.edu
515 Lattimore Hall
Website

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Shaorong Yan

Yan, Shaorong

Graduate Student
Advisor: Jaeger
syan13@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall
Website

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Yang, Bin

Graduate Student
Advisor: Rucci
byang13@ur.rochester.edu

Jake Yates

Yates, Jake

Postdoctoral Fellow
Advisor: Mitchell
jyates7@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7866
156 Meliora Hall
Website

Seng Bum Yoo

Yoo, SengBum

Graduate Student
Advisor: Hayden
syoo18@UR.Rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website