The Team

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Abigail Person, PhD

BA Oberlin College

PhD University of Washington
Neural mechanisms of song learning in songbirds
Advisor: David J Perkel

Postdoctoral fellowship: National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China
Sensory integration in VMHvl and role in female lordosis behavior
Advisor: Minmin Luo

Postdoctoral fellowship: Northwestern University
Purkinje integration by downstream targets: roles in information transmission and plasticity.
Advisor: Indira Raman

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Abed Nashef, PhD

Project: The role of cerebellar output to different downstream structures in motor control and learning.

Susan Coltman, PhD

Project: Forelimb motor unit patterning across learning

Andrew Moran, PhD

Project: Decoding the spatial context of odor information across early cerebellar circuitry during goal-directed reach

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Matt Becker

Neuroscience Graduate Program, Medical Scientist Training Program

Project: Role of cerebellum in motor control

Jesse Gilmer

Neuroscience Program

Project: Translation of cerebellar output to motor control

Dylan Calame

Medical Scientist Training Program

Project: Tuning of the cerebellar cortex in reaching movements

Taylor Yamauchi

Medical Scientist Training Program

Project: Role of cerebellar inputs to the superior colliculus in orienting movements

Courtney Dobrott

Neuroscience Graduate program

Project: Role of cerebellar output in the control of motor coordination

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Mike Spindle

Sr. Professional Research Assistant

Project: Input/output relationships in the cerebellar nuclei

Undergraduates

Aya Miften

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Project:

ALUMNI AND PAST MEMBERS

Christy Beitzel, PhD

Neuroscience Program

Project: Red nucleus afferents to the cerebellum: structure and function

Ted Doykos

Neuroscience Program

Project: Cerebellar contribution to orienting behaviors

Samantha Lewis

Sawako Fukushima, PhD

(nee Tabuchi)

Project: Engagement of cortical microcircuitry by identified mossy fiber afferents

Elena Judd

Cheasequah Blevins, PhD

Project: Determining kinematic effectors of successful arm movements.