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Current Lab Members

Maurice Maurice A. Smith, MD, PhD (Johns Hopkins University)
Principal Investigator
mas at seas dot harvard dot edu
     
     
    alkis

Alkis Hadjiosif, PhD (Harvard University)
Postdoctoral fellow
alkis at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor variability and learning, decay and generalization of motor memories

    ryan

J. Ryan Morehead, PhD (UC Berkeley)
Postdoctoral fellow
ryanmorehead at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor learning and control, visuomotor adaptation, watching people reach for things

    yohsuke

Yohsuke Miyamoto, BS (Harvard University)
SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
yrm at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: reward-based learning

    andrew

Andrew Brennan, MS (Queen's University)
SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
abrennan at fas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: structural learning, decay of proprioceptive memory

    leith

Laith Alhussein, BS (George Mason University)
SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
laithalhussein at g dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: visuomotor adaptation, motor learning in neurological disorders

    rishi

Rishi Singh, MS (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
rishibalsingh at g dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor learning

    andrew

Josh Grossman (Harvard College)
Undergraduate Research Assistant, concentration: Neurobiology
joshuagrossman at college dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor models related to handedness

    emerson

Emerson Fang, MS (Syracuse University)
Lab Technician
efang at seas dot harvard dot edu

     
    Alumni
    curren

Curren Iyer (Harvard College)
Here: PRISE Program | Summer 2014

Research Interests: relationship between movement speed and motor learning rates

    shengxin

Shengxin Wang
Here: Research fellow
sxwang at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: visuomotor learning

    jonas

Jonas Matzen, BS (Hamburg University of Technology)
Here: Research fellow for Masters thesis
jmatzen at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor memory, anticipatory postural adjustments, implementation of arithmetic calculations in the motor system

    katherine

Katherine Mallett
Here: Undergraduate Research Assistant, concentration: Neurobiology
kmallett at college dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: visuomotor learning, generalization of motor learning, working memory

    biljana

Biljana Petreska, PhD (EPFL / Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne)
Here: Postdoctoral Fellow
petreska at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor neuroscience, computational neuroscience, machine learning, nonlinear dynamical systems, neuropsychology

    jasmine

Jasmine Bailey, MFA (Colgate University)
Here: Lab Technician
jvbailey at seas dot harvard dot edu

    brian

Se-Ho Kim
Here: Summer research project
Where: SEAS Applied Mathematics program
kim at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: visuomotor learning, generalization of motor learning

    fionnuala

Fionnuala Connolly, BSc (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Here: Lab Rotation
Where: SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
fconnolly at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor learning, micrographia in Parkinson's disease

    jordan

Jordan Brayanov, PhD (Harvard University)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program 2005-2012
jordan12 at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: sensorimotor integration, decision theory, imaging, instrumentation

    nick

L. Nicolas Gonzalez Castro, PhD (Harvard University)
Here: SEAS/Harvard-MIT HST, Medical Engineering & Medical Physics PhD Program 2006-2011
Where: Harvard Medical School
lngonzal at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: movement disorders, motor control, motor learning generalization, rehabilitation medicine

    howard

Howard Wu, PhD (Harvard University)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program 2006-2012
howard at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: visuomotor rotation, movement disorders

    gary

Gary Sing, PhD (Harvard University)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program 2005-2011
gcsing at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: state-dependent motor primitives, timescales in motor adaptation

    Wil

Wilsaan Joiner, PhD (Johns Hopkins University)
Here: Postdoctoral Fellow 2007-2008
Where: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
joinerw at nei dot nih dot gov

Research Interests: motor control, motor learning generalization

    bijan

Bijan Najafi, PhD (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
Here: Postdoctoral Fellow 2007-2008
Where: Assistant Professor of Biomechanics, Rosalind Franklin University
bijan dot najafi at rosalindfranklin dot edu

Research Interests: motor control, movement disorders, medical devices, instrumentation

   

Thrishantha Nanayakkara, PhD (Saga University)
Here: Postdoctoral Fellow 2007-2008
Where: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, King's College
thrish at deas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: learning primitives, handedness

    mary

Marytheresa Ifediba, MS (University of Utah)
Here: Lab Rotation
Where: SEAS/Harvard-MIT HST, Medical Engineering & Medical Physics PhD Program
ifediba at fas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor learning retention

   

Gaston Fiore, MS (MIT)
Here: Lab Rotation
Where: SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
gafiore at fas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: evolution of specific sub-components of motor learning

    matt

Matt Hemphill, BS (Washington University in St. Louis)
Here: Lab Rotation
Where: SEAS Bioengineering PhD Program
mah at seas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: understanding factors contributing to modulation of learning rates

    nike

Adenike Adewuyi (Harvard College)
Here: REU Program | Summer 2008
Where: Northwestern University MD/PhD Program

Research Interests: effect of intertrial spacing on motor learning retention

    demi

Demi Ajayi, AB (Harvard College)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering
Where: Boeing

Research Interests: motor learning generalization
   

Dammy Akinfenwa (Harvard College)
Here: PRISE Program | Summer 2009
Where: SEAS Bioengineering

Research Interests: motor generalization

    brandon Brandon Bailey (Duke University)
Here: REU Program | Summer 2007
bkb16 at duke dot edu

Research Interests: learning primitives
   

Logan Clark (Harvard College)
Here: Physics, Chemistry
lwclark at fas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: learning retention

    obi

Obi Emeruwa (Harvard College)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering
Where: SEAS Bioengineering

Research Interests: motor learning generalization

    ryan

Ryan Fernandez, BS (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Here: REU Program | Summer 2006

Research Interests: visuomotor rotation

   

Glyvolner Gabriel (Harvard College)
Here: PRISE Program | Summer 2009
Where: SEAS Bioengineering

Research Interests: motor learning

   

Peter Hung (Harvard College)
Here: PRISE Program | Summer 2009
Where: SEAS Bioengineering

Research Interests: cue-dependent learning

    craig

Craig B. Monsen, AB (Harvard College)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering
Where: Johns Hopkins University Medical Student
cmonsen at jhmi dot edu

Research Interests: motor learning generalization

    simon

Simon Orozco (Harvard College)
Here: Molecular and Cellular Biology
sporosco at fas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: sensorimotor integration

    annalisa

Annalisa Pawlosky, BS (Virginia Tech University)
Here: Lab Technician
Where: Harvard-MIT HST, Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology PhD Program

Research Interests: occulomotor adaptation, motor learning generalization

    beth

Elizabeth Shields (Harvard College)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering
Where: SEAS Bioengineering

Research Interests: sensorimotor integration, motor learning generalization

   

Mark Wagner, SM (Harvard College)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering
Where: Stanford Neuroscience PhD Program
mjwagner at stanford dot edu

Research Interests: feedback control

    chris

Christopher Wreh
Here: Lab Assistant

    saba

Saba Zaidi (Harvard College)
Here: SEAS Bioengineering
Where: SEAS Bioengineering
sszzaidi at fas dot harvard dot edu

Research Interests: motor learning generalization

   


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