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Foxe Lab Members 2022

Principal Investigators

John Foxe
Research Interest:

Basic neurophysiology of schizophrenia and autism

Edward Freedman
Edward G. Freedman, Ph.D.
CABIN 3B.310
Phone: (585) 273-1892
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Research Interest: Human neurophysiology in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease, Dyslexia, Autism, Lysosomal Storage disorders, and sports concussions

Faculty

Tufikameni Brima
Tufikameni Brima, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
CABIN
Phone: (585) 275-1674
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Research Interest:

High-density electrophysiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging to investigate neural correlates in rare genetic neurodevelopmental diseases such as Batten disease and Rett syndrome.

Peter Kaskan
Peter M. Kaskan
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Research Interest:

Visual Neuroscience; Learning, Motivation and Reward Guided Decision-Making; Emotion; Amygdala; Deep Brain Stimulation

Emily Knight
Research Interest:

advance understanding of the neurophysiologic mechanisms underlying sensory perception in autism spectrum disorder

Kevin Mazurek
Kevin A. Mazurek, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
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Research Interest: Neural control of voluntary movements
Leona Oakes
Leona Ashley Oakes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
SRB B.330L
Phone: (585) 273-3448
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Research Interest: Developmental Disabilities
Jason Ozubko
Jason Ozubko
Adjunct Associate Professor
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Research Interest:

Cognitive and neuropsychological properties of human memory

Lars Ross
Lars A. Ross, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
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Research Interest:

Multisensory integration, social neuroscience and autism spectrum disorder

Madalina Tivarus
Madalina Tivarus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
MC
Phone: (585) 276-7328
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Research Interest:

Clinical applications of advanced neuroimaging techniques such as functional MRI (fMRI), MR Spectroscopy (MRS), Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI), morphometry, Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL) and Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast (DSC)

Postdoctoral Scholars

Erin Bojanek
Erin K. Bojanek, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate

Research Staff

Lucia Ceron Giraldo
Lucia Ceron Giraldo
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Ronda Hamer-Jackson
Ronda Hamer-Jackson
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Lauren Hearter
Lauren Hearter
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Emily Kornack
Emily Kornack
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Brianna Leonardo
Brianna Leonardo
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Emma Mantel
Emma Mantel
Technical Associate I
Serena Matera
Serena Matera
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Landa Prifti
Landa Prifti
Senior Technical Associate
Alexander Solorzano
Alexander Solorzano
Laboratory Technician
Samantha Spallina
Samantha Spallina
Human Subject Research Coordinator
Katy Tarrit
Katy Tarrit, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
Laura Ziemer
Laura Ziemer
Technical Associate I

Graduate Students

Hayley Chang
Research Interest:

Exploring neurophysiological changes of multisensory processing in knockout mouse models of childhood rare diseases

Zachary Christensen
Research Interest:

Identifying brain imaging biomarkers of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and its neurocognitive correlates

Ian DeAndrea-Lazarus
Research Interest:

Anticipatory biasing of visuospatial attention and anatomical connectivity in deaf children.

Yanya Ding
Research Interest:

Age-related histological and neurophysiological changes of auditory processing in a knockout mouse model of juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis

Emily Isenstein
Research Interest:

Tactile and proprioceptive functioning in autism spectrum disorder and related neurodevelopmental disorders, visual/proprioceptive integration

Paige Nicklas
Research Interest:

Neurophysiology & cognitive-motor integration in children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disability

Victoria Popov
Research Interest:

Neurophysiology of cognitive-motor integration in adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

Kathryn Toffolo
Research Interest: Investigating language acquisition in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Research Assistants

Mia Canning
Mia Canning
Undergraduate Student - ABCD Group
Haleila Harrison
Haleila Harrison
Undergraduate Student
Aaron Johnson
Aaron Johnson
Undergraduate Student
George Kassis
George Kassis
Undergraduate Student
Eve Lang
Eve Lang
Undergraduate Student
Isabelle Miranda
Isabelle Miranda
Undergraduate Student
Philbert Ndagijimana
Philbert Ndagijimana
Undergraduate Student
Grace Rico
Grace Rico
Undergraduate Student
Elizabeth Roe
Elizabeth Roe
Undergraduate Student
Hannah Sattler
Hannah Sattler
Undergraduate Student
Jiashu (Coco) Wang
Jiashu (Coco) Wang
Undergraduate Student