Stephanie Correa, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor






Ed van Veen, Ph.D.

Project Scientist




Zhi Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (2017- )

AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center Young Investigator Award



Laura Kammel, Ph.D.

MCIP PhD student (2017-2019), Postdoctoral Scholar (2019)

NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship, Dissertation Year Fellowship, Hyde Fellowship, Brain Research Institute Research Grant




Megan Massa

Neuroscience PhD student (2017- )

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, CTSI Core Voucher Award, Sex Differences in Metabolic Syndrome SCORE Pilot and Feasibility Grant




Jae Park

IBP MS student (2017- 2019)

Dean’s Tuition Fellowships (2017, 2018)




John DiVittorio

IBP MS student (2018- )




Bethlehem Tesfaye

Post-graduate Researcher (2019- )

Undergraduate Researcher (2018-2019)

2019 IBP poster award



Undergraduate Researchers

Unfortunately, we do not have any openings for undergraduate researchers at this time (last updated October 2019).


Nilla Sivakumar

Neuroscience major, class of 2020

Summer 2019 Scheibel Neuroscience Scholar


Nathan Sanchez, Neuroscience major, class of 2020

Alexia Joseph, Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology major, class of 2021

Sahara Ali, Psychobiology major, class of 2022

Former Undergraduates

Kathleen Leon, summer 2019, SPUR-LABS program

Alexa-Rae Wheeler, summer 2019, Neuroscience Scholars Program

Jose Mendez Avila, Psychobiology major, class of 2020, Dean’s Award for Life Science Research 2018-2019

Carolina de la Cruz, Biology Major, class of 2019, CAMP Scholar

Noah Kauss, Psychology major, class of 2019

Chiara Rebagliati, Physiological Science major, class of 2019

Trpti Sanghvi, Neuroscience major, class of 2019

Patricia Bunda, MCDB major (Highest Departmental Honors), class of 2018, 2018 Bruin Day Ambassador, 2018 Dean’s Prize Winner, now NIH PostBac researcher

Audrey Magsig, Computational and Systems Biology major, class of 2020, now in Geschwind Lab

Patrick Chin, Physiological Science major, 2016-2018, now MD student at DGSOM

Selena Gonzalez, Neuroscience major, 2016-2017, CARES Scholar, 2017 Dean’s Prize Winner, now research technician at Stanford

Former Staff

Mai Tran, Laboratory Assistant (2016), now PhD student at Scripps Institute

Michelle Reid, Laboratory Assistant (2016-2017), now PhD student at UC Berkeley

Former Rotation Students

Huei Bin Wang, MCIP PhD student, Winter 2018 rotation

Yesenia Cabrera, Neuroscience PhD student, Fall 2016 rotation.

Joe Munier, MCIP PhD student (rotation Winter 2017)