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Rutvik Desai, Ph.D., Director

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Nicholas Riccardi

Graduate Student

Emma Garrison

Research Assistant

Jessica Desai

Research Assistant


Karim Johari  Postdoctoral Fellow 2019-2020 (Postdoc, U of Iowa)

Wessel van Dam, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar 2012-2018 (Postdoc, Drexel University)

Megan Reilly, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar 2017-2018 (Industry, Machine learning)

Vicky T. Lai, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar 2013-2016 (Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Tuscon)

Carl Brzorad, Research Assistant 2012-2014 (Law school, NYU)

Caroline Young, Resarch Assistent 2013-2014 (Graduate school Clinical Neuropsychology, Georgia Southern University)

Usha Tadimeti, Graduate (M.S.) student and Research Associate 2010-2013 (Engineer at Medtronic Diabetese, CA)

Laura Speed, Visiting Student, Fall 2014 (from University College London)

Leonardo Fernandino, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar 2010-2012 (Postdoc at Medical College of Wisconsin)

Chris Hackett, Graduate (M.S.) Student 2014-2016 (Lead Clinial Research Coordinator, Cancer Institue, Alleghney Health Network, PA)

Weiqi Zheng, Visting Student 2016-2017 (from Chinese Academy of Sciences)



Jeremy LaPointe     Research Assistant 2019-2020




Olivia Howerton 2015-2016




Lab outing in 2018 with Wessel, Megan, and Nick



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