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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Farran Briggs
Farran Briggs, Ph.D.
MC 6.8545
Phone: (585) 276-3736
Email Farran
Research Interest: Focus on understanding how specific neuronal circuits in the early visual system encode visual information and how attention impacts the encoding of visual information.

Research Staff

Marc Mancarella
Marc Mancarella
Technical Associate II
MC 6.7569
Phone: (585) 276-5870
Tanique McDonald
Tanique McDonald
Laboratory Technician
Phone: (585) 276-5870

Graduate Students

Matthew Adusei
Research Interest:

Identifying corticogeniculate neurons in extrastriate visual cortex

Allison Murphy
Research Interest:

Role of corticogeniculate feedback in vision

Shraddha Shah
Research Interest:

Neural mechanisms of visual attention

Jingyi Yang
Research Interest: Plasticity in the early visual system
Silei Zhu
Research Interest:

The functions of corticogeniculate feedback in visual behaviors