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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

Santiago Alonso Diaz

Alonso-Diaz, Santiago

Graduate Student
Salonsod@ur.rochester.edu
Website

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Anderson, Andrew

Postdoctoral Fellow
aander41@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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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
Aanzai@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5477
245 Meliora Hall

Richard N. Aslin

Aslin, Richard N.

William R. Kenan Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
Director of Rochester Center for Brain Imaging
raslin@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8687, (585) 275-4621
316 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: development; vision; audition; speech recognition

Habiba Azab

Azab, Habiba

Graduate StudentBSc
Hazab@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

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Pragathi Balasubramani

Balasubramani, Pragathi Priyadharsini

Postdoctoral Fellow
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
cjbates@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

Daphne Bavelier

Bavelier, Daphne

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Radiology, and Center for Visual Science
Associate Director of Rochester Center for Brain Imaging
daphne.bavelier@unige.ch | (585) 273-4863
311 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: visual cognition; plasticity

Laurie Bayet

Bayet, Laurie

Postdoctoral Fellow
lbayet@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall
Website

Loisa Bennetto

Bennetto, Loisa

Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair
loisa.bennetto@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8712
354 Meliora Hall
Website

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Bibyk, Sarah

Graduate Student
Sbibyk@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1812
322 Meliora Hall
Website

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Bixby, Keturah

Graduate Student
kbixby2@ur.rochester.edu

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Boni, Isabelle

Graduate Student
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
Zburchil@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

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Bushong, Wednesday

Graduate Student
wbushong@ur.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

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Jessica Cantlon

Cantlon, Jessica

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

Greg Carlson

Carlson, Greg

Professor of Linguistics, Philosophy and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
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

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Chattoraj, Ankani

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

Quanjing Chen

Chen, Quanjing

Graduate StudentMSBS
qchen14@ur.rochester.edu
323 Meliora
Website

Ben Chernoff

Chernoff, Ben

Graduate StudentBA
bchernof@ur.rochester.edu
2B241 RCBI

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Cheyette, Sam

Graduate Student
scheyett@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Coop, Shanna

Graduate Student
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
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 of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Associate Director of 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 of 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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Eisenreich, Ben

Postdoctoral Fellow
beisenre@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

Goker Erdogan

Erdogan, Goker

Graduate Student
gerdogan@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6281
421 Meliora Hall
Website

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Ferrigno, Stephen

Graduate Student
sferrigno@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 276-5099
2B241 RCBI

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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
Website

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Garcea, Frank

Graduate Student
garcea@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 276-5756
2B-237E RCBI
Website

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Gardner, Margaret

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

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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) 275-4801
312 Meliora Hall
Website

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

Ben Hayden

Hayden, Benjamin

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
bhayden2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-4023
309 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: decision-making; choice; neuroeconomics; single unit electrophysiology

Krystel Huxlin

Huxlin, Krystel

Professor of 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—perceptual learning and physiological optics

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Alyssa Ibarra

Ibarra, Alyssa

Graduate Student
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

Associate 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
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
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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Klorman, Rafael

Professor of Psychology
rafael.klorman@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2595
453 Meliora Hall

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Koopman, Sarah

Graduate Student
skoopman@ur.rochester.edu
RCBI

David Kornack

Kornack, David

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
david_kornack@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-3140, (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 StudentMSBS
skwon13@ur.rochester.edu
259 Meliora Hall

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Lange, Richard

Graduate Student
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 of 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
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

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Neurosurgery, and the Center for Visual Science
mahon@rcbi.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1497, (585) 276-5234, (585) 276-5167
317 Meliora Hall
Website

Walt Makous

Makous, Walter

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
walt@cvs.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2459
240 Meliora Hall

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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
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 | (585) 274-1076, (585) 275-1812
26 Gibbs Street ESM
Website

Interests: music cognition

Joyce McDonough

McDonough, Joyce

Professor, Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
joyce.mcdonough@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2895
505 Lattimore Hall
Website

Interests: Phonetics, phonology and morphology and their interfaces; Laboratory phonology; Dene (Athabaskan) linguistics; Neural coding of vowels (w Laurel Carney)

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Mehta, Priyanka

Graduate Student
pmenta7@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Melnick, Michael

Graduate Student
mmelnick@ur.rochester.edu
262 Meliora Hall
Website

William Merigan

Merigan, William

Professor of Ophthalmology, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
wmerigan@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4872
G-4113 MC
Website

Interests: In Vivo Adaptive Optics Imaging of the Retina

Renee Miller

Miller, Renee

Lecturer, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
rmiller3@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7170, (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

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

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Elissa Newport

Newport, Elissa

Visiting Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
CBPR@GEORGETOWN.EDU
Website

Interests: language acquisition and its relationship to language structure; mechanisms of learning and development

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
mo001k@UR.Rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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Gary Paige

Paige, Gary

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

Graduate Student
wpark6@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-3240
204 Meliora Hall
Website

Tania Pasternak

Pasternak, Tatiana

Professor of 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 StudentBS
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
apogue@ur.rochester.edu
428 Meliora Hall
Website

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Pontillo, Dan

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

Alexandre Pouget

Pouget, Alexandre

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Center for Visual Science
Alexandre.Pouget@unige.ch | (585) 275-0760
402 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: theories of coding; representation and computation in the brain

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Qiu, Yinghui

Lab Technician
yqiu5@ur.rochester.edu
247 Meliora Hall
Website

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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 of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Liz_Romanski@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1469
Website

Jeff Runner

Runner, Jeffrey T.

Professor
Chair of Department of Linguistics
Faculty Development and Diversity Officer of Arts, Sciences and Engineering

jeffrey.runner@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2626
511A Lattimore Hall

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

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Anne Pier Salverda

Salverda, Anne Pier

Research Associate
asalverd@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7261
303A Meliora Hall

Interests: real-time spoken language processing; spoken-word recognition; language-vision interactions; eye movements and visual search

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Sasaki, Ryo

Research Associate
rsasaki@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0785
241 Meliora Hall

Marc Schieber

Schieber, Marc H.

Professor of 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 StudentBA
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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Seifeldin, Maryam

Graduate Student
mseifeld@UR.Rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall

Elizabeth Shay

Shay, Elizabeth

Graduate Student
eshay@ur.rochester.edu
2B201B RCBI
Website

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Sleezer, Brianna

Postdoctoral Fellow
brianna_sleezer@urmc.rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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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 of Center for Language Sciences
mtanenha@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5491
420 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

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Shirlene Wade

Wade, Shirlene

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

Maya Wang

Wang, Zhe Maya

Graduate Student
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

Kodi Weatherholtz

Weatherholtz, Kodi

Postdoctoral Fellow
kweathe4@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

David Williams

Williams, David R.

Professor of Optics, Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science
Dean for Research of in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering
Allyn Chair of Medical Optics
Director of 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
mwu34@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Xin Xie

Xie, Xin

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

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Yan, Shaorong

Graduate Student
syan13@ur.rochester.edu
Meliora Hall

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Yates, Jake

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

Seng Bum Yoo

Yoo, SengBum

Graduate StudentMSBS
syoo18@UR.Rochester.edu
302 cubicle Meliora Hall
Website

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Ben Zinszer

Zinszer, Benjamin

Postdoctoral Fellow
Bzinszer@ur.rochester.edu
2B201 RCBI
Website

Interests: Lexical semantics ; Category representation ; Bilingualism ; Statistical learning