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Welcome to our 2022 Neurosciences graduate fellows & MBCT trainees

2022 MBCT and Neurotech students at lunch
Oct 24 2022

The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute is pleased to welcome our newest graduate student fellows in the neurosciences, NeuroTech Trainees, and MBCT Student members.

We encourage you to scroll through these fantastic cohorts and get to know the next generation of innovative leaders in the neurosciences.


Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellows

Wu Tsai Neuro awards Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowships (SIGFs) in neuroscience to current graduate students conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research that embodies the mission of the institute.

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Angela Lee

Angela Y. Lee

Mark and Mary Stevens Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow (Communication)

Research Project: Leveraging screenomics to identify mental illness: Detecting bipolar disorder through computational analysis of smartphone screen data

Advisor: Jeffrey Hancock (Communication)
Co-Advisor: Tom Robinson (Epidimiology & Clinical Research)


Kwamina Nyame

Kwamina Nyame

Mark and Mary Stevens Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow (Biochemistry)

Research Project: Mechanistic insights into glycerophospholipid metabolism in the lysosome

Advisor: Monther Abu-Remaileh (Chemical Engineering & Genetics)
Co-Advisor: Jonathan Long (Pathology)

Xianghao Zhan

Xianghao Zhan

Pfeiffer Research Foundation Fellow (Bioengineering)

Research Project: Optimizing computational modeling of traumatic brain injury with machine learning: biomechanics and beyond

Advisor: David Camarillo (Bioengineering)
Co-Advisor: Olivier Gavaert (Biomedical Data Science)

NeuroTech Trainees

The NeuroTech Training Program, part of Wu Tsai Neuro's Center for Mind, Brain, Computation, and Technology (MBCT) draws Stanford graduate students from technical disciplines such as bioengineering, computer science, statistics and physics — and prepares them as leaders in the emerging world of neurotechnology.

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Sa Cai

Sa Cai

Bioengineering / Materials Science and Engineering

 


Yasmine Kehnemouyi

Yasmine Kehnemouyi

Bioengineering

 


Anna Goldstein

Anna Kochnev Goldstein

Electrical Engineering

 


Alisa Levin

Alisa Levin

Computer Science

 


Amrith Lotlikar

Amrith Lotlikar

Electrical Engineering

 


Robert Lupoiu

Robert Lupoiu

Electrical Engineering

 


Itamar Terem

Itamar Terem

Electrical Engineering

 


Lara Weed

Lara Weed

Bioengineering

 


Spencer Zhao

Spencer Zhao

Chemical Engineering

 

 


Mind, Brain, Computation and Technology Student Members

The MBCT student membership program supports PhD students from empirical, computational, technical or theoretical backgrounds as they stretch beyond the traditional boundaries of their department or lab to learn complementary interdisciplinary approaches, advancing their research and helping them develop into leaders and innovators in their field.

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Alex Durango

Alexander Durango

Neurosciences

 


Lucas Encarnacion-Rivera

Lucas Encarnacion-Rivera

Neurosciences

 


Sedona Ewbank

Sedona Ewbank

Neurosciences

 


Andrea Gaspert

Andrea Gaspert

Physics

 


Satchel Grant

Satchel Grant

Psychology

 


Nava Haghighi

Nava Haghighi

Computer Science

 


Jiahao Liang

Jiahao Liang

Molecular and Cellular Physiology

 


Shawn Schwartz

Shawn Schwartz

Psychology


Yandan Wang

Yandan Wang

Biology