Andari Lab: Autism & Social Affective Neuroscience (ASAN)

ASAN Lab Members

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Learn more about the members of the Andari ASAN Lab.

 

Research associates

Lederer 

Nicki Lederer, M.Ed., cIP

Prior Degree(s): BA in psychology, M.Ed. in Research and Measurement

Research Interests: infant and toddler social-emotional development, item response theory

Future Endeavors: continue pursuing her Ph.D.

 

Brian O’Leary, MS

Prior Degree(s): MS in Computer Science

Research Interests: statistical analysis, machine learning, data processing, data analysis

Future Endeavors: continue working on toward his PhD


PHD students

Daniella Gamboa Pabon 

Daniella Gamboa Pabon

Prior Degree(s): BS in Biology, minor in Chemistry

Research Interests: translational neuroscience, empathy

Future Endeavors: work with medical institutions or pharmaceutical companies

Kristina Todorovic

Kristina Todorovic

Prior Degree(s): BA in Psychology, MA in Forensic Psychology

Research Interests: children's autobiographical memory and suggestibility

Future Endeavors: obtain a teaching-focused tenure track position


medical students

Christine Brennan

Christine Brennan

 Katelyn Einloth  

Katelyn Einloth

Prior Degree(s): BS in Biology, BS in Neuroscience

Research Interests: addiction, social functioning

Future Endeavors: residency in psychiatry or neurology

Dilpreet Kaeley

Dilpreet Kaeley

Prior Degree(s): BS in Bioengineering, minor in Chemistry

Research Interests: child maltreatment, child development, autism, empathy

Future Endeavors: residency in pediatrics

Nicole Kaplinsky

Nicole Kaplinsky

Henna Patel

Henna Patel

Prior Degree(s): BS in Biology

Research Interests: child emotion and development, maternal depression

Future Endeavors: residency

 

Masters (MSBS) students

Gabby McMunn

Gabby McMunn

Prior Degree(s): BA in Psychology, minors in Biology and Chemistry

Research Interests: biochemistry, translational work, COVID-19 related projects

Future Endeavors: medical school or PhD in Clinical Psychology

Antara Nigam

Antara Nigam

Prior Degree(s): BS in Neuroscience

Research Interests: autism spectrum disorders, wet lab, neurosciences

Future Endeavors: medical school

Ann Pacheco

Ann Pacheco

Prior Degree(s): BS in Biology, BBA in Finance

Research Interests: COVID-19 related projects, fMRI

Future Endeavors: medical school

Vikhyathi Pallerla

Vikhyathi Pallerla

Prior Degree(s): BS in Movement Science, BS in Biopsychology and Neuroscience

Research Interests: neurology, psychiatry

Future Endeavors: medical school

Shivangi Patel

Shivangi Patel

Prior Degree(s): BS Biology, minor in Chemistry

Research Interests: COVID-19 related projects, mental health

Future Endeavors: medical school

Alyssa Siano

Alyssa Siano

Prior Degree(s): BS in Physiology

Research Interests: psychiatry, mental health

Future Endeavors: medical school

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Lauren Dennie 

Lauren Dennie

Research Interests: neurosciences, translational ketamine projects

Future Endeavors: medical school

 

Prani Panguru


Past members

Megan Gribble

Christine Brennan

Rachel Senchenkova

Sweta Desai

Jacqueline Barsamian

Christine Brennan

Scott Gayfield

Stephanie Cordonnier

Pavan Devarasetty

Andrew Cotton

 

Last Updated: 6/27/22