Students

Our Current Students

Department of Psychology

  • Jen Ruttle
  • Sara Rafique
  • Weipeng Jih
  • Ahmed Hussin
  • Annalise DeSouza
  • Charles Leger
  • Naail Khan
  • Gregory Giovannini
  • Nikan Eghbali
  • Stefania Moro

Department of Kinesiology

  • Devin Kehoe
  • Alanna Pierias
  • Igra Ashfaq
  • Vincenzo Di Bacco
  • Sara Pardisnia
  • Johanna Hurtubise
  • Mehran Taherzadeh
  • Ashby Kissoondoyal

Department of Biology

  • Ryan Siu
  • Mariann Oemisch
  • Marzyeh (Sam) Azimi
  • Ali Hassani
  • Nickie Safarian

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Rebecca Barnstaple

Some of our Alumni

MA

Adrian Bartlett

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Neuronal oscillations, eye movements, attention, time series analysis

Laura Pynn

  • Department: Psychology

Sheng H. Wang

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: MEG, electrophysiology, neuroprosthetics

Benjamin Cassidy

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Hippocampal electrophysiology, neural network dynamics, oscillations, neurophysiology of learning and memory formation/consolidation

Holly Clayton

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Proprioception, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, sensorimotor integration and motor control

Kevin DeSimone

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: fMRI brain imaging of visual system

Paula Di Noto

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Multimodal integration (vision and touch), referred sensation, neural plasticity

Rachel Ganaden

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Brain plasticity and the effects that brain damage has on human behavior

Timothy Leonard

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Perception, plasticity, memory, learning, familiarity

Kyle Nash

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology

Janet Roberts

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Memory formation, fMRI, ERP, distinctiveness effect

Leiko Tanaka

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: TMS, MRI, Transsaccadic integration

Audrey Wong Kee You

(MA Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Development of selective attention abilities in infants

MSc

Kira Bucca

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Neuronal oscillations, eye movements, attention, time series analysis

David Cappadocia

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Saccade selection, TMS of parietal cortex, interactions between perception and action

Kara-Lynn Hawkins

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Neurophysiology, reaching, visuomotor transformation, single unit electrophysiology

Sarah Jones

  • Department: Biology

Shannon Lozinsky

  • Department: Kinesiology

Javaneh Tamiji

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Autism, environment, brain development, misoprostol, neuronal cells, molecular pathways, cell morphology

Jeffrey Brown

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: cognitive-motor integration, mild cognitive, impairment, concussion, athletics

Jeevaka Kiriella

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Mechanoreceptors, balance, recovery, knee replacement

Micheal Lubinsky

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Interests: Ovarian hormone and plasticity

Pankhuri Malik

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Interests: Role of visual cortex in transsaccadic integration

Carolyn J Perry

(MSc candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Motion processing, attentional modulation

Cora Sin

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Autism, brain development, microarray analysis

Chen Shen

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Biology

Christine Wong

(MSc Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Autism, brain development, microarray analysis

PhD

Josh Granek

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Optic ataxia, non standard visually-guided reaching, eye-hand coordination

Krista Kelley

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Visual deprivation enucleation, motion processing, middle temporal Area (area MT), neuroimaging

Blake Martin

  • Department: Kinesiology

Caitlin Mullin

  • Department: Psychology

Debi Stransky

  • Department: Psychology

Inna Tsirlin

  • Department: Psychology

Noura Al-Omawi

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Neural mechanisms of action initiation and monitoring; neuropathologies of agency and self-awareness

Matt Balcarras

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Neural mechanisms of action initiation and monitoring; neuropathologies of agency and self-awareness

Ravneet Bhogal

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Interests: Genetics, Molecular Neuroscience, Neurodevelopment

Ashley Curtis

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Attention, visuo-spatial memory, multisensory cueing, aging, cognitive rehabilitation

Mehdi Daemi

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Interests: gaze control, eye-head coordination, visuomotor transformations, computational algorithms, neural network modeling

Stephanie Hornyak

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Hippocampus, remote, declarative, spatial memory, fMRI, amnesia

Ashley Miles

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Schizophrenia; Neurocognitive abilities; Functional outcome

Danielle Salomonczyk

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Psychology
  • Research Interests: Sensorimotor integration, vision, proprioception, motor control

Amirsaman Sajad

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Interests: Role of Frontal Eye Fields in eye-head coordinated gaze control

Patricia Sayegh

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Eye-hand coordination, neurophysiology, visuomotor transformations, local field potentials

Martin Vergara

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Research Interests: Postural control & balance, sensory integration, musculoskeletal systems and rehabilitation

Dmitry Verniba

(PhD Candidate)

  • Department: Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics, balance recovery, sensory reweighting