Lab Members

The Team Behind Our Lab’s Success

LBC Lab, Spring 2014. The magnet was not at field when this photo was taken.


Art Kramer

Director, Ph.D.

Arthur Kramer is the Director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology (as of June 2010) and the Swanlund Chair and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Illinois. He received his Ph.D. in Cognitive/Experimental Psychology from the University of Illinois in 1984. He holds appointments in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience program, and the Beckman Institute. Professor Kramer’s research projects include topics in Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Aging, and Human Factors. A major focus of his labs recent research is the understanding and enhancement of cognitive and neural plasticity across the lifespan.
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Post-doc Researchers

Laura Chaddock-Heyman

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Erika Hussey

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Nathan Medeiros-Ward

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Graduate Students

Emily Cunningham

Neuroscience
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Jenny Kim

Neuroscience
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Chelsea Wong

Neuroscience, MD/PhD Program
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Cher Wee Ang

Psychology - Visual Cognition & Human Performance
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Sarah Banducci

Psychology - Cognitive Neuroscience
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Aki Nikolaidis

Neuroscience
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Aldis Sipolins

Psychology - Visual Cognition & Human Performance
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Michael Kranz

Psychology - Visual Cognition & Human Performance
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Kristin Duffy

Neuroscience, Neuroengineering IGERT Program
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Aishwarya Balasubramaniya

Psychology - Clinical/Community

LAB MANAGERS & RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Drew Goatz

Research Assistant
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Seth Gustafson

Research Assistant
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Samantha Holderfield

Lab Manager
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Akshay Jain

Research Assistant
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Hyunsoo Jin

Research Assistant

Caitlin Kienzler

Lab Manager
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Anya Knecht

Lab Supervisor
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Robert Weisshappel

Lab Manager
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Lab Alumni

  • Courtney Allen - Lab Manager
  • Maritza Alvarado - Graduate Student
  • Heloisa Alves - Graduate Student
  • Paul Atchely - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Chandramallika Basak - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Pauline Baniqued - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Ensar Becic - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Artem Belopolosky - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Louis Bherer - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Agnieszka Bojko - Graduate Student
  • Carla Bosco - Graduate Student
  • Walter Boot - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Agnieszka Burzynska - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • James Caspary - Lab Manager
  • Nicholas Cassavaugh - Visit website →
  • Suravi Changlani - Lab Manager
  • Matthew Clark - Research Assistant
  • Stanley Colcombe
  • Christopher Conrad - Graduate Student
  • Gillian Cooke - Post-Doc
  • Sarah Dalton - Lab Manager
  • Shanna DeSouza - Lab Manager
  • Gregory DiGirolamo - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Dawn Epstein - BIC Lab Manager
  • Kirk Erickson - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Julianne Fox - Graduate Student Visit website →
  • John Gaspar - Graduate Student
  • Chris Grant - Lab Manager
  • Richard Godijn - Beckman Fellow
  • Ali Golshani - Lab Manager
  • Danny Gopher - Visiting Scientist - Visit website →
  • Sowon Hahn - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Cate Harrison - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Natalie Henry - Lab Manager
  • Susie Heo - Graduate Student
  • Darryl Humphrey - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Jessica Johnson - Research Assistant
  • Kathryn Johnson - Lab Manager
  • Matthew King - Lab Manager
  • Jutta Kray - Visiting Scientist - Visit website →
  • Tate Kubose - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • John Larish - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Hyunkyu Lee - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Andrew Lewis - Lab Manager
  • Jason Lewis - Biomedical Imaging Lab Manager
  • Aubrey Lutz - Lab Manager, ISL Studies Specialist
  • Robin Martin-Emmerson - Graduate Student
  • Jason McCarley - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Elisabeth McClure - Lab Manager
  • Jim Monti - Graduate Student
  • Melek Mourad - Lab Manager
  • Lindsay Nagamatsu - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Axel Mecklinger - Visiting Scientist - Visit website →
  • Mark Neider - Post-Doc Visit website →
  • Ashley Nunes
  • Laura O'Keefe - Lab Manager
  • Nate Parks - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Matthew Peterson - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • John Powers - Lab Manager
  • Ruchika Shaurya Prakash - Visit website →
  • Heather Pringle - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Siddarth Ponnala - Lab Manager
  • Mark Reisweber - Graduate Student
  • Paige Scalf - Post Doc
  • Jessica Gonzales de Sather - Graduate Student
  • Katherine Sieradzki - Lab Manager
  • Erik Sirevaag - Graduate Student
  • Jason Steinberg - Research Assistant
  • David Strayer - Graduate Student Visit website →
  • Ming-Po Tham - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Jan Theeuwes - Visiting Scientist - Visit website →
  • Steven Todd - Graduate Student Visit website →
  • Ana Torralbo - Visiting Research Assistant
  • Luke Tseng - Lab Manager
  • Meg Vais - Graduate Student
  • Matt Van Patter - Graduate Student
  • Loan T.K. Vo - Post-Doc
  • Michelle Voss - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Zuha Warraich - BIC Lab Manager
  • Stephen Watson - Graduate Student
  • Timothy Weber - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Jason Webb - Graduate Student
  • Matt Windsor - Graduate Student
  • Melody Wiseheart - Graduate Student - Visit website →
  • Yusuke Yamani - Post-Doc - Visit website →
  • Feng Zhao - Lab Manager

GROUP PHOTOS


LAB LUNCHEON, SUMMER 2010



back row left to right: Art Kramer, John Powers, Matt Windsor, John Gaspar, Matt VanPatter, Nate Parks
middle row left to right: Michelle Voss, Feng Zhao, Elisabeth McClure, Luke Tseng, Susie Heo
front row left to right: Shanna DeSouza, Jenny Kim, Chelsea Wong, Loan Vo, Hyunkyu Lee
not pictured: Mark Neider, Laura Chaddock, Heloisa Alves, Pauline Baniqued


Art's Surprise Party for Beckman Director Position, March 2010



back row left to right: Chandramallika Basak, Michelle Voss, Heloisa Alves, Susie Heo, Art Kramer,
Nate Parks, John Gaspar, Diego Hernando, Matt VanPatter, Matt Windsor
front row left to right: Hyunkyu Lee, Jenny Kim, Chelsea Wong, Pauline Baniqued, Laura Chaddock
not pictured: Mark Neider


Get together at Swanlund Chair Ceremony, November 2007



back row left to right: Mark Neider, Ensar Becic, Chris Grant, Matt Windsor, Kirk Erickson, Ruchika Prakash, Wally Boot, Maritza Alvarado;
front row left to right: Laura Chaddock, Heloisa Alves, Michelle Voss, Chandramallika Basak, Art Kramer, Ana Torralbo, Jenny Kim
not pictured: Richard Godijn, Edward Malkowski


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If you are interested in gaining research experience and earning psychology or MCB course credit, we offer courses in which you will receive credit hours for your work in our lab. We also are currently looking for participants for our studies from a variety of populations.

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