People

Lab2017

Jan R. Wessel, Ph.D. Jan R. Wessel, Ph.D. 
Lab Director 

Jan is an Assistant Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Neurology, and directs the Cognitive Neurology lab. He did his graduate work at the Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research and worked as a postdoc at the University of California, San Diego.

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Qi-Yang NieQi-Yang Nie, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Scholar 

Qi-Yang received his M.S. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He then performed his doctoral work in the Psychology Department at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany.

 

 

Darcy WallerDarcy Waller, B.A., B.Sc. 
Graduate Student (Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Darcy is a graduate student in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department. She received her B.A. and B.Sc. from the University of Tulsa and was a Research Assistant at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. Darcy is funded through the Behavioral & Biomedical Interface program.

 

Cheol SohCheol Soh, B.A., M.Eng. 
Graduate Student (Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Cheol is a graduate student in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department. He received a BA in Psychology and Master's degree in Brain and Cognitive Engineering from Korea University in Seoul.

 

 

Benjamin O. Rangel, B.Sc.Benjamin O. Rangel, B.Sc. 
Graduate Student (Neuroscience)

Ben started as a Neuroscience rotating graduate student in the lab (Spring 2018). He then joined the lab full-time as a graduate student in 2018. He received his B.Sc. in Biology from Southern Oregon University, where has was a McNair Scholar.

 

 

Nathan ChalkleyNathan R. Chalkley, B.Sc. 
Lab Manager 

Nathan is our lab manager. He graduated with distinction from The University of Iowa with a B.Sc. in Psychology.

 

 

 

Tobin DykstraTobin Dykstra, B.Sc. 
Graduate Student Affiliate (Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Tobin is a graduate student in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department. His main advisor is Eliot Hazeltine. Tobin received his B.Sc. from Michigan State University.

 

 

Kylie DolanKylie A. Dolan 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Kylie majors in Psychology and joined the lab in 2015. Kylie was awarded an ICRU fellowship in the Summer of 2016.

 

 

Isabella DutraIsabella Dutra 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Isabella majors in Psychology and joined the lab in 2016. She was awarded an ICRU fellowship in the Summer of 2017.

 

 

Brynne DochtermanBrynne Dochterman 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Brynne is a Psychology major and joined the lab in 2017.

 

 

 

Alec MatherAlec Maher 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Alec is majoring in Psychology and joined the lab in 2017. Alec was awarded an ICRU fellowship in the Summer of 2018.

 

 

 

Lab Alumni

Julian SchefferJulian Andrew Scheffer, B.Sc. 
Rotating Graduate Student 

Julian is now a graduate student at Penn State.

 

 

 

Jenna KellyJenna M. Kelly, B.A. 
Rotating Graduate Student 

Jenna is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at Iowa.

 

 

 

Cailey ParkerCailey Parker 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Cailey is now a nursing student in Tennessee.

 

 

 

Hailey BillingsHailey Billings 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Hailey is now a graduate student at Adler University.

 

 

 

Carly RyderCarly Ryder 
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

Carly is now graduate student at the University of Northern Iowa.