Posts classified under: TNT Scholars

Tony Ye

My research combines animal models with electrophysiology and chemogenetics to investigate the neural signatures of Parkinson’s disease and Levodopa-induced dyskinesia. Specifically, I am interested in identifying causal patterns of electrical activity in the frontocoritcal regions that are associated with the cognitive impairments of Parkinson’s disease, with the ultimate goal of using these neural signatures as novel therapeutic targets.

Mentor: Alicia Izquierdo, Ph.D.

Jihye Rye

Jihye’s research interest broadly centers on agency – specifically, on how an individual obtains a sense of control over one’s body, and thus establish a sense of self. She approaches this question from an embodied perspective, where different layers of the nervous systems interact with one another in a complex manner to produce behaviors at will

Mentor: Nader Pouratian, M.D., Ph.D

Tim Ling

Integrated software platform for healthcare applications. Application Programming Interface and Graphical User Interface for healthcare systems. Online data process optimization and acceleration.

Mentor: Dejan Markovic, Ph.D.

Sabrina Levy

I am interested in how the brain encodes episodic memories, particularly the contextual and spatial features of an experience, and how the neural substrates of memory and spatial encoding remap across different experiences. My research approach involves recording single-unit and intracranial oscillatory electrophysiology in human participants performing virtual and augmented reality tasks, both while ambulating freely and while remaining stationary.

Mentor: Nader Pouratian, M.D., Ph.D