Lab Members

Clayton Mosher, PhD
Project Scientist

Clayton Mosher, PhD, received his doctorate in neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

Jonathan Daume, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Jonathan Daume, PhD, received his doctorate in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University Hamburg in Germany. He is currently a Leopoldina Academy of Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Zhongzheng "Brooks" Fu, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Zhongzheng Fu, PhD, is a postdoctoral scholar. He received his doctorate in control and dynamical systems from the California Institute of Technology in 2018 and his bachelor of science in physics from the University of Hong Kong in 2012.

Umit Keles, PhD
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow

Umit Keles, PhD, is a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology. He received his doctorate in physics from Bilkent University in Turkey.

Juri Minxha, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Juri Minxha, PhD, began in the Rutishauser Lab as a visiting graduate student. He received his doctorate in computation and neural systems from the California Institute of Technology.

Maria del Mar "Mar" Yebra Granados, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Mar Yebra, PhD, is a postdoctoral scholar who received her doctorate in biomedical engineering at the Centre for Biomedical Technology in Madrid, Spain.

Bernard Gomes,
Research Associate II

Bernard Gomes received a Master of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience from CUNY Graduate Center, New York.

Cooper Penner
Research Associate II

Cooper Penner received a bachelor of science in biology and a bachelor of arts in contemplative studies from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Tomas Aquino
Visiting Graduate Student (Caltech CNS)

Tomas Aquino is a graduate student in the Computation and Neural Systems Program at the California Institute of Technology and previously studied at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, where he received a bachelor of science in molecular sciences.

Hristos Courellis
Visiting Graduate Student (Caltech MD/PhD)

Hristos Courellis is an MD/PhD student in the UCLA/Caltech MSTP. He is currently pursuing his PhD in bioengineering at Caltech. He received his BS and MS in bioengineering at UC San Diego.

Kevin Mei
Visiting Graduate Student (Caltech CNS)

Kevin Mei is a graduate student in the Computation and Neural Systems Program at the California Institute of Technology. He received a bachelor of arts in neuroscience and English from Amherst College.

Varun Wadia
Visiting Graduate Student (Caltech Neurobiology)

Varun Wadia is a graduate student in the Neurobiology Program at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). In 2015, he received a bachelor of science in physics and mathematics from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.

Wenying Zhu
Visiting Graduate Student (Caltech CNS)

Wenying Zhu is a graduate student in the Computation and Neural Systems Program at the California Institute of Technology. She received her undergraduate degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology at Emory University.

Calvin Patel
Research Intern

Calvin is a rising senior undergraduate student at UCLA majoring in neuroscience.

Adishree Ghatare
Research Intern (Caltech SURF)

Adishree is an undergraduate student at the California Institute of Technology.

Mahideremariyam Gessesse
Research Intern (Caltech SURF)

Mahider is an undergraduate student at the California Institute of Technology.

Natalie Gevoglanian
Research Intern

Natalie is an NIH-funded post-baccalaureate student. She received her bachelor’s in psychology at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).


Alumni Lab Members

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127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048