People

Mark S. Blumberg, Ph.D.
F. Wendell Miller Professor
Chair, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Email: mark-blumberg@uiowa.edu
Vita (pdf)


greta

Greta Sokoloff, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Email: greta-sokoloff@uiowa.edu
Vita (pdf)

 


Brett

Brett Dwyer
Lab Manager
Email: brett-dwyer@uiowa.edu


Hailey LongHailey Long
Research Associate (Baby projects)
Email: hailey-long@uiowa.edu


Ryan Glanz

Ryan Glanz
Psychology Graduate Student
Email: ryan-glanz@uiowa.edu
Vita (pdf)


Kev

Zipeng (Kev) You
Psychology Graduate Student
Email: zipeng-you@uiowa.edu


Angela

Angela Richardson
Neuroscience Graduate Student
Email: angela-m-richardson@uiowa.edu


MidhaMidha Ahmad
Psychology Graduate Student
Email: midha-ahmad@uiowa.edu


AlexiaAlexia Lynn
Undergraduate Research Assistant


VictoryVictory Obielodan
Undergraduate Research Assistant


KawalaKaren Kawala
Undergraduate Research Assistant


DaylanDaylan Carney
Undergraduate Research Assistant


LydiaLydia Karr
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Becky YuBecky Yu
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Hayley ChappellHayley Chappell
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Ryan's grad party

Celebrating the PhD defense of Ryan Glanz (far left) in November 2022. To his left are Angela Richardson, Zipeng Kev You, Midha Ahmad, Rachel Backstrom, Hailey Long, Kennedy, Glanz, and Brett Dwyer. 


JimmyAlexLex2019

Jimmy Dooley (postdoc, 2016-22), Alex Tiriac (PhD 2016), and Lex Gómez (PhD 2022) at the Iowa Neuroscience Institute event at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, SfN, October 2019. Jimmy is an assistant professor at Purdue University, Alex is an assistant professor at Vanderbilt University, and Lex is a postdoc at Johns Hopkins University. 

 

SfN Chicago 2019

Reunion of some past and present lab members at SfN in Chicago in October 2019. From left: Greta Sokoloff (PhD 2001; University of Iowa), Alex Tiriac (PhD 2016; Vanderbilt University), Rikki Laser (BS 2019; Cornell University), Mark Blumberg, Trey Todd (PhD 2012; University of Wyoming), Adele Seelke (PhD 2007; UC-Davis), Jimmy Dooley (postdoc; Purdue University), and Lex Gómez (PhD 2022; Johns Hopkins University). 


party

Lab party at Jimmy and Michaela's, Iowa City, September 2017


2016
Lab reception, Iowa City, May 2016. From left: Alex Yonk (Rutgers University), Nick Sattler (University of Oregon), Didhiti Mukherjee (University of Maryland), Jimmy Dooley, Greta Sokoloff, Alan Plumeau, Alex Tiriac (UC-Berkeley), and Carlos Del Rio-Bermudez. 


SfN 2011
Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, 2011. From left: Alex Tiriac (UC-Berkeley), Adele Seelke (UC-Davis), Andy Gall (Hope College), Karl Karlsson (University of Reykjavik, with Nana), Greta Sokoloff, Mark Blumberg, Trey Todd (University of Wyoming), Brandt Uitermarkt, and Ethan Mohns (Yale University).  


At shorts
At Shorts, Iowa City, 2011. From left: Andy Gall, Trey Todd, Cassie Coleman, Alex Fanning, Alex Tiriac, Brandt Uitermarkt.


Graduate Student Alumni

LexLex Gómez, Ph.D.
Postdoc, Johns Hopkins University


Carlos Del Rio-Bermudez, Ph.D.
Postdoc, University of Bern, Switzerland
Science writer


Didhiti Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Postdoc, University of Maryland, College Park
Postdoc, Johns Hopkins University


Alex

Alex Tiriac, Ph.D.
Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University


Trey Todd, Ph.D.
Postdoc, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming


Andy Gall, Ph.D.
Postdoc, Michigan State University
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Hope College


Ethan Mohns, Ph.D.
Postdoc, HHMI, Janelia Farm
Postdoc, Yale University
Research Scientist, Yale University 


Adele Seelke, Ph.D.
Postdoc, University of California, Davis
Research Associate II, University of California, Davis


Karl Karlsson, Ph.D.
Postdoc, UCLA
Professor, Reykjavik University, Iceland
Co-Founder, 3Z Pharmaceuticals


Joy C. Kreider, Ph.D.
Postdoc, University of Texas


Greta Sokoloff, Ph.D.
Postdoc, Indiana University
Research Associate, University of Chicago
Research Scientist, University of Iowa


Postdoctoral Alumni

JimmyJames C. Dooley, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Purdue University)
Postdoc/Research Scientist, 2016-22


GretaGreta Sokoloff, Ph.D. (Research Scientist, University of Iowa) 
Postdoc/Research Scientist, 2011-present


Baishali Ray, Ph.D.
Postdoc, 2006-2007


Yossi Rathner, Ph.D. (Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne)
Postdoc, 2006-2007


Gonzalo Viana di Prisco, M.D., Ph.D. (Assistant Research Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine)
Postdoc, 2005-2006