Bio: Brad holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Texas and a M.A. in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology and Applied Behavior Analysis specializations) from Middle Tennessee State University. He is currently studying the association between immune, endocrine, and psychophysiological markers of stress and gastrointestinal disorders in those with autism spectrum disorder. He is also leading the psychophysiological biomarker assessment for predictors of response to medications, and also the relationship to aberrant behaviors.
B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology
Bio: Amy holds a B.S. in Psychology from Missouri University of Science and Technology and is a graduate student in the Cognition and Neuroscience Psychology program.Her works involve studying the discrepancies between subjective and objective measures including social interactions of those with autism spectrum disorder, cognition, and sleep. She also has a research interest in better understanding the role stress has on creative thinking and cognitive flexibility. In addition to her work in the Cognitive Neuroscience lab, Amy also works with Dr. Ashley Curtis in her CASH lab.
Bio: Candice holds a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the City University of New York (C.U.N.Y) , and is a graduate student in the Division of Biological Sciences. Her work uses genetic and parental stress models to examine the effects of diet on molecular mechanisms and behavior.
Bio: Nanan holds B.S in Psychology from Padjadjaran University, Indonesia, and an M.Sc in Psychology of Education from University of Bristol, UK. Currently, she is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program. Her works involve studying camouflage of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), neurodevelopment disorder, and brain imaging. She is also interested in understanding the neural mechanism of camouflaging in ASD.
Bio: Matthew holds both a B.S. and M.S. in Neuroscience from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program. He is interested in the interaction between creative cognition and the autism spectrum.
Bio: Taeseon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy and a Master’s Degree in Pharmacology from Sahmyook University in Korea. He is working on models of the effects of prenatal stress exposure and its effects on development, as well as exploration of mechanism and mitigating factors.
Amanda Nieters, Undergraduate
Aravind Kalthil, Undergraduate
Savannah Williams, Post Baccalaureate
McKenzie B. Wallace (MU-Student)
Ryan Holem (Student)
Hyeri Gonzales (MU-Student)
Ivan Fontcha (Undergrad)
Bradley Ferguson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Psychology
Patrick Hecht, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Southern California)
John Hegarty, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow - Stanford University)
Eldin Jasarevic, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Maryland)
Karen Jones, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow - University of California Davis M.I.N.D. Institute)
Briana Kille, PhD
Neetu Nair, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Missouri)