Undergraduate Students

CURRENT

Aditi Sirsikar

Aditi Sirsikar

Class of 2022
Undergraduate RA

Aditi is an undergraduate studying Physiology and Neurobiology. She is currently working on my Honors Thesis which is an empirical study of depression in people with autism. In the future, she hopes to pursue an MD/PhD studying the relationship between stress and psychiatric disorders to improve diagnostics tools and patient care. In her free time, she enjoys bouldering and gardening.

Margaux Acorda

Margaux Acorda

Class of 2022
Undergraduate RA

Margaux is an undergraduate majoring in Medical Laboratory Sciences and minoring in Molecular Cell Biology. She has research interests in brain lateralization and its relationship to language skills, specifically focusing on speech and gesture complexity. She was awarded an IBACS research grant in summer 2021 to conduct a study on this topic. In her free time, she enjoys singing, painting, and watching crime documentaries.

Amanda Yagan

Amanda Yagan

Class of 2022
Undergraduate RA

Amanda is an undergraduate studying Speech, Language and Hearing Science. She is interested in research on language acquisition in children with autism and how brain plasticity can be used as a tool in early intervention. She has previously worked with children with Autism in an elementary classroom using both speech therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis in targeting a child’s specific learning and behavioral difficulties. In her free time, she enjoys taking part in outdoor activities, playing chess, learning about the brain and working with children.

Karina Patel

Karina Patel

Class of 2024
Undergraduate RA

Karina is a sophomore undergraduate student in the Special Program in Medicine. She is studying Physiology and Neurobiology, as well as Linguistics and Philosophy. She plans to go into developmental neurology, but on the side, she loves to dance, play strategy games, and keep up with the latest movies.

Chinedu Nkwo

Chinedu Nkwo

Class of 2021
Undergraduate RA

Chinedu is an undergraduate studying Psychological Sciences. He is interested in language acquisition in children and adolescents with autism and commutative and neural issues that arise from interaction with their environment. He has worked with people with a wide range of disorders this past summer in a facility for neurodevelopment disorders. In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching movies, and listening to all kinds of music!

ALUMNI

Holly Labrecque

Holly Labrecque

Class of 2019
Undergraduate RA

Jacey Anderson

Jacey Anderson

Class of 2020
Undergraduate RA

Anusha Mohan

Anusha Mohan

Class of 2019
Undergraduate RA

Ariana Caruso

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Class of 2019
Undergraduate RA

Roisin Healy

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Class of 2019
Undergraduate RA

Regina Weissenberg

Regina Weissenberg

Class of 2019
Undergraduate RA