Employees

  • Administrative Support

    • Cheryl Anderson

      Cheryl Anderson

      Financial Services Associate

      Cheryl Anderson is responsible for purchasing, relocations, travel oversight, and institutional accounts payable functions and reconciliations. She processes daily fiscal transactions, maintains operational records, and ...

    • Brian Brindle

      Brian Brindle

      Senior Systems Administrator

      Brian Brindle serves as the Senior Systems Administrator for the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute computer and IT systems.

    • Paula Byron

      Paula Byron

      Director of Communications

      Paula Byron oversees communications for both the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

    • Sarah Castle

      Sarah Castle

      Human Resources Director

      Sarah Castle assists the faculty and staff with their human resource needs, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, and employee relations.

    • Eleshia Conner

      Eleshia Conner

      Administrative Assistant

    • Donald Conner

      Donald Conner

      EHS Off-Site Safety Coordinator

    • Sherri Cook

      Sherri Cook

      Senior Associate Director for Finance and Administration

      Sherri Cook oversees the institute's financial and administrative units. Among her many duties, she develops and implements financial, administrative, and personnel policies and procedures; develops ...

    • Carrie Covey

      Carrie Covey

      Faculty of Health Sciences Program Coordinator

    • Melissa Dietrich

      Melissa Dietrich

      TBMH Graduate Coordinator

    • Pamela Hall

      Pamela Hall

      Animal Care Assistant

    • Bob Jentsch

      Bob Jentsch

      IT Specialist

      Bob Jentsch serves as the primary point of contact for end-user hardware and software support, as well as teleconference support.

    • Justin King

      Justin King

      Assistant Director, Information Technology & Data Management

      Justin King manages information technology for the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

    • Susanna Kiss

      Susanna Kiss

      Laboratory Manager

      Susanna Kiss serves as manager of the Friedlander Lab.

    • Andrew Lindberg

      Andrew Lindberg

      Web Application Developer

      Andrew Lindberg maintains and develops the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute website and web application backend for the Commincations Department's use.

    • Gary Mason

      Gary Mason

      Associate Director, Resource Management & Operations

      Gary Mason manages the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute facility, oversees renovations, and provides input on key issues such as master planning, space planning, budget ...

    • Elizabeth McBride

      Elizabeth McBride

      Director of Development

      Elizabeth McBride oversees development for both the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

    • Dana Nichols

      Dana Nichols

      Special Assistant to the Executive Director

    • Dixon Smiley

      Dixon Smiley

      Animal Care Technician

      Dixon Smiley is responsible for all activities within the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute animal facility.

    • Audra Van Wart

      Audra Van Wart, PhD

      Director of Education and Training, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Administrative Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Dr. Van Wart plays a lead role in developing graduate programs in biomedical sciences at Virginia Tech through the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. She ...

    • Sarah Whitt

      Sarah Whitt

      Grants and Contracts Manager

    • Trina Williams

      Trina Williams

      Office Assistant

    • Dustin Womack

      Dustin Womack

      AV Coordinator

  • Faculty Research Team Leaders

    • Warren Bickel

      Warren Bickel, PhD

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center

      Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Fundamental to solving the problem of addiction and other dysfunctional health behaviors is to understand how an individual continues to engage in a behavior despite ...

    • Pearl Chiu

      Pearl Chiu, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      How is it that a depressed individual may value nothing at all, whereas an addict might value drug consumption at the expense of all else? ...

    • Stephanie DeLuca

      Stephanie DeLuca, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Life Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Stephanie DeLuca, PhD, is a developmental psychologist who works to advance both adult and pediatric innovative neurorehabilitation treatment techniques. Rehabilitation science is an expanding field, ...

    • Harry Dorn

      Harry Dorn, PhD

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Chemistry, College of Science at Virginia Tech

      Professor of Radiology, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      A.C. Lilly Faculty Fellow of Nanoscience, Virginia Tech

      For nearly 40 years, Dr. Dorn has made pioneering developments in joining high-performance liquid chromatography with nuclear magnetic resonance to form a technique that has ...

    • Michael Fox

      Michael Fox, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Synapses are specialized sites that allow information to be passed between neurons. Their importance is highlighted by the fact that even minor synaptic abnormalities, caused ...

    • Michael Friedlander

      Michael Friedlander, PhD

      Founding Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Provost for Health Sciences, Virginia Tech

      Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      My research program is directed at understanding the processes that regulate alterations in synaptic efficiency between neurons within the cerebral cortex—synaptic plasticity—and how these cellular ...

    • Robert Gourdie

      Robert Gourdie, PhD

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Eminent Scholar in Heart Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Director of Emergency Medicine Research, Carilion Clinic

      The research of the lab is on the subunit proteins of gap junctions—connexins. Our work encompasses both basic and practical/translational aspects. In basic research we ...

    • Deborah Kelly

      Deborah Kelly, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      My research focuses on developing innovative methodologies to study complex biological machinery. In particular, I am interested in using a combination of structural and functional ...

    • Brooks King-Casas

      Brooks King-Casas, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      My lab addresses two broad areas of inquiry: (i) neural basis of valuation and learning in social settings, and, (ii) abnormalities of social valuation. We ...

    • Stephen LaConte

      Stephen LaConte, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Research in the LaConte lab is devoted to advanced neuroimaging acquisition and data analysis approaches, aimed at basic scientific discovery as well as understanding and ...

    • Sarah McDonald

      Sarah McDonald, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Understanding how viruses evolve as they replicate and spread in the human population is fundamentally important for effective disease control. Viruses with segmented, RNA genomes ...

    • Read Montague

      Read Montague, PhD

      Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Director, Computational Psychiatry Unit, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Department of Physics, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Dr. Read Montague’s work centers broadly on human social cognition, decision-making, and willful choice with a goal of understanding the detailed underlying neurobiology of these ...

    • Rosalyn Moran

      Rosalyn Moran, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      The research in our laboratory focuses on parallel aims in neuroscience: to develop new neuroimaging methodologies and to investigate the neurobiology of aging. Within the ...

    • Alexei Morozov

      Alexei Morozov, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      We are interested in neuronal substrates of social behaviors. Empathy is an evolutional hallmark that has shaped human civilization by influencing social behaviors. Animals can ...

    • Konark Mukherjee

      Konark Mukherjee, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      The role of MAGUK ( Membrane Associated Guanylate Kinase) proteins in neurodevelopment. Neurodevelopment proceeds through a series of events culminating into formation of productive neuronal ...

    • Kenneth Oestreich

      Kenneth Oestreich

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

      The research in my laboratory focuses on defining the mechanisms by which transcription factors contribute to cellular differentiation and function in the immune system. The ...

    • Steven Poelzing

      Steven Poelzing, PhD

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Associate Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Sudden cardiac death is a significant cause of mortality in the United States and around the world. There is an increasing awareness that sudden cardiac ...

    • Craig Ramey

      Craig Ramey, PhD

      Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Professor, Psychology, Virginia Tech

      Professor, Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      My program of research centers on the role of experience – across the human lifespan - in the development of competence. My research relies largely ...

    • Sharon Ramey

      Sharon Ramey, PhD

      Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech

      Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      My research addresses three major areas of human development: (1) the contribution of early experience, starting even prior to conception and extending through the prenatal ...

    • Zhi Sheng

      Zhi Sheng, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Glioblastoma, a lethal and incurable brain cancer, often recurs after conventional therapies such as resection, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, possibly because cancer stem cells in ...

    • William “Jamie” Tyler

      William “Jamie” Tyler, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

      Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      In our primary area of focus, we are developing novel methods for the control of neuronal activity in intact brain circuits. To this end, we ...

    • Gregorio Valdez

      Gregorio Valdez, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

      Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      My lab is interested in discovering molecules that protect synapses from the ravages of aging and age-related neurological diseases. Synapses are the sites where information ...

  • Graduate Students

  • Research Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows

    • Woo Young Ahn

      Woo Young Ahn, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      My research incorporates computational modeling and neuroimaging methods to investigate the psychological and neural mechanisms of mood/anxiety and addiction disorders, also known as computational psychiatry. ...

    • Crystal Boudreaux

      Crystal Boudreaux, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Dr. Crystal Boudreaux's research interests include innate and adaptive immune responses to viral infection and molecular virology. In the McDonald Lab, she uses her molecular ...

    • Justin  Brooks

      Justin Brooks

      Postdoctoral Associate

    • Dongil Chung

      Dongil Chung, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Dr. Chung's research focus is social and neuroeconomic studies that include understanding social influence on risk preference using functional MRI. He is part of Dr. ...

    • Anders Eklund

      Anders Eklund, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Anders Eklund’s research focus is on medical image processing and the development of algorithms for real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging. He takes advantage of powerful ...

    • Quentin Fischer

      Quentin Fischer, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      The adult brain is capable of considerable functional reorganization often manifest as long term modification of synaptic strength (strengthening as long term potentiation or LTP, ...

    • Christopher Franck

      Christopher Franck, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Director, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA), Virginia Tech

      My research interests lie in the fields of statistics and biostatistics. In collaborative research the role of the statistician begins as soon as a research ...

    • Jessica Gilbert

      Jessica Gilbert

      Postdoctoral Associate

    • Sebastian Hetu

      Sebastian Hetu, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Dr. Sebastian Hetu is a postdoctoral associate in the Montague laboratory.

    • Iskander Ismailov

      Iskander Ismailov, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

    • Wataru Ito

      Wataru Ito, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

      Dr. Wataru Ito is a research assistant professor in the Morozov laboratory.

    • Hodja Kalikulov

      Hodja Kalikulov, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Synaptic plasticity is widely considered to be a cellular mechanism underlying learning and memory. Intracellular calcium signaling plays a key role in the regulation of ...

    • M. Amin Kayali

      M. Amin Kayali, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      I am a member of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and Computational Psychiatry Unit. My research focuses on studying the structure and the dynamics of functional ...

    • Ken Kishida

      Ken Kishida, PhD

      Research Scientist

      Humans make choices in everything we do. These choices result from biological mechanisms in the brain. My research uses integrative neuroscience approaches to investigate function ...

    • Mikhail Koffarnus

      Mikhail Koffarnus, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

      My research focuses on understanding drug abuse and developing drug abuse treatments from behavioral economic and pharmacological perspectives. Decision-making processes are often disrupted in drug ...

    • Leslie LaConte

      Leslie LaConte, PhD

      Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

      Dr. Leslie LaConte's research interests lie in the field of structural biology. Working with Dr. Konark Mukherjee, she is currently investigating proteins found in the ...

    • Wynn Legon

      Wynn Legon, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

    • Jian Li

      Jian Li, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

      Jian Li is a research assistant professor in the Montague laboratory.

    • Terry Lohrenz

      Terry Lohrenz, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

      Terry Lohrenz is a member of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and Computational Psychiatry Unit. He was trained as a mathematician and spent time in the ...

    • Paul McDonald

      Paul McDonald, PhD

      Research Scientist

      Paul McDonald is a research scientist in Kenneth Oestreich’s laboratory.

    • Charles Mueller

      Charles Mueller, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Charles Mueller’s research interests focus on advanced neuroimaging acquisition techniques, data analysis approaches, and the development of new stimulus concepts for an improved task performance ...

    • Amanda Jo Quisenberry

      Amanda Jo Quisenberry, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

    • Sarika Srivastava

      Sarika Srivastava, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

      Mitochondria are dynamic organelles central to energy production, metabolism, signaling and apoptosis. Proper mitochondrial function is critical for the maintenance of cellular energy and metabolic ...

    • Jianmin Su

      Jianmin Su, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

      I am working in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Fox exploring the cellular and molecular mechanisms that drive synapse formation—synaptic targeting, synaptic differentiation and maturation. ...

    • Milagros Tenga

      Milagros Tenga, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      My research focuses on the identification of molecular mechanisms that protect the neuromuscular junction, the synapse formed between motor neurons and muscle fibers, from aging ...

    • Rengasayee (Sai) Veeraraghavan

      Rengasayee (Sai) Veeraraghavan, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      My primary research interest is the structural basis of cardiac conduction. Specifically, I am investigating the precise ultrastructural organization of ion channels and gap junctions ...

    • Michael Wesley

      Michael Wesley, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Dr. Wesley's research focuses on the neurofunctional correlates of complex decision-making and affective processing in drug abusing populations in the laboratories of Dr. Warren Bickel ...

    • A. George Wilson

      A. George Wilson, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      My research focuses on understanding whether the motivating effects of a future opportunity to ingest nicotine, through puffs on a cigarette, are different in cigarette ...

    • Jianping Wu

      Jianping Wu, PhD

      Research Assistant Professor

    • Sihui (Sophia) Zhang

      Sihui (Sophia) Zhang

      Postdoctoral Associate

    • Shu  Zhang

      Shu Zhang, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

      Dr. Zhang is a postdoctoral associate in Dr. McDonald's lab. Her research program is focusing on understanding rotavirus genome reassortment restriction by using a reverse ...

    • Lusha Zhu

      Lusha Zhu, PhD

      Postdoctoral Associate

  • Research Support

    • Sarah Adams

      Sarah Adams

      Research Coordinator

    • Nathan Apple

      Nathan Apple

      Head, Software Development

      Nathan Apple leads the software development effort at the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory.

    • Chandra Baker

      Chandra Baker

      Research Assistant

    • Aaron Barbour

      Aaron Barbour

      Research Assistant

      Aaron Barbour is a research assistant in Dr. Jamie Tyler's laboratory.

    • Laura Bateman

      Laura Bateman

      Senior Administrative Assistant

      Laura Bateman provides administrative support to Drs. Craig and Sharon Ramey.

    • Alex  Bianco

      Alex Bianco

      Research Assistant

      Alex Bianco is a Research Assistant in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Brian Brown

      Brian Brown

      Research Assistant

      Brian Brown is a research assistant in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Raymon Burke

      Raymon Burke

      MRI Research Assistant

    • Gabriela Carrillo

      Gabriela Carrillo

      Student Researcher

    • Cassandra Carrin

      Cassandra Carrin

      Research Coordinator

      Cassie Carrin works in the Montague Lab studying decision-making using fMRI analysis of brain function.

    • Vrushali Chavan

      Vrushali Chavan

      Research Associate

      Vrushali Chavan manages the Mukherjee Lab, where she also studies CASK domain deletions and their importance in mental retardation.

    • Jeannette Eagen

      Jeannette Eagen

      Laboratory Coordinator

    • Olivia Fitch

      Olivia Fitch

      Research Scholar

    • Christopher Frueh

      Christopher Frueh, PhD

      Affiliated Scholar

      Dr. Frueh's research focuses on epidemiology, clinical trials, and mental health service delivery for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and geriatric depression in a variety of ...

    • Kirstin   Gatchalian

      Kirstin Gatchalian

      Project Coordinator

      Kirstin Gatchalian studies risky decision-making and executive function in addicted individuals as part of the Bickel Lab and the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Brian Gilmore

      Brian Gilmore

      Research Associate

    • Christopher Gioia

      Christopher Gioia, PhD

      Clinical Research Coordinator

    • Ethan Guebert

      Ethan Guebert

      MRI Research Assistant

      Ethan Guebert is an MRI Research Assistant in Montague laboratory.

    • Sujuan Guo

      Sujuan Guo

      Research Associate

    • Sarah  Hammer

      Sarah Hammer

      Student Researcher

    • Laura Hatz

      Laura Hatz

      Research Assistant

      Laura Hatz studies decision-making, social interactions, and brain activity in addicted individuals for the Bickel Lab and the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Jeannette Howell

      Jeannette Howell

      Laboratory Coordinator

      Jeannette Howell is laboratory coordinator for the Poelzing laboratory.

    • Stephanie Hurt

      Stephanie Hurt

      Laboratory and Research Specialist

      Stephanie Hurt works in the Dorn and Poelzing laboratories.

    • Emily  Jeperson Hilburger

      Emily Jeperson Hilburger

      Undergrad Researcher

    • Kara Johnson

      Kara Johnson

      MRI Research Technologist

      Kara Johnson works in the Montague Lab studying decision-making using fMRI analysis of brain function.

    • Jane Jourdan

      Jane Jourdan

      Lab Manager, Center for Regenerative Medicine

    • Corey  Judd

      Corey Judd

      Research Assistant

      Corey Judd is a research assistant in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Zachary Kemp

      Zachary Kemp

      Student Researcher

    • Lauren Kennedy

      Lauren Kennedy

      Student Researcher

    • Christine   Koefer

      Christine Koefer

      Senior Administrative Assistant

      Christine Koefer provides administrative support to Dr. Read Montague, the director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, and to the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory staff.

    • Jacob  Lee

      Jacob Lee

      Research Programmer

      Jacob Lee is a research programmer for Dr. Pearl Chiu and Dr. Brooks King-Casas.

    • Carl Levy

      Carl Levy

      Student Researcher

    • Yanping Liang

      Yanping Liang

      Research Associate

    • Jonathan  Lisinski

      Jonathan Lisinski

      Research Associate

    • Julie Maheux

      Julie Maheux

      Clinical Research Coordinator

    • Patsy Marshall

      Patsy Marshall

      Senior Administrative Assistant

      Patsy Marshall is the senior administrative assistant to Dr. Warren Bickel, director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center. She also provides administrative support to the ...

    • Allison McKinnon

      Allison McKinnon

      Research Coordinator

      Allison McKinnon is a research coordinator for Dr. Pearl Chiu, Dr. Brooks King-Casas, and Dr. Stephen LaConte.

    • Sharon Mullen

      Sharon Mullen

      Animal Care Assistant

    • Susan Murphy

      Susan Murphy

      Research Associate

    • Lydia Nguyen

      Lydia Nguyen

      Student Researcher

    • Emily Ongstad

      Emily Ongstad

      Research Associate

    • David Patterson

      David Patterson

      Computer Programmer

      David Patterson is a computer programmer in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Elan Perry

      Elan Perry

      Research Assistant

      Elan Perry is a research assistant in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Duy Phan

      Duy Phan

      MRI Research Technologist

      Duy Phan works in the Montague Lab studying decision-making using fMRI analysis of brain function.

    • Andre Plate

      Andre Plate

      Research Coordinator

      Andre Plate is a research coordinator for Dr. Pearl Chiu, Dr. Brooks King-Casas, and Dr. Stephen LaConte.

    • Cari Rosoff

      Cari Rosoff

      Clinical Research Assistant

      Cari Rosoff is a clinical research assistant for Dr. Pearl Chiu and Dr. Brooks King-Casas.

    • Soheil Sadri

      Soheil Sadri

      Research Associate

    • Amanda Savarese

      Amanda Savarese

      MRI Research Technologist

    • Mariah Schroen

      Mariah Schroen

      Research Assistant

    • Nicole Seymour

      Nicole Seymour

      Research Assistant

      Nicole Seymour is a research assistant in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Brian R. Shenk

      Brian R. Shenk

      Student Researcher

    • Jae Shin

      Jae Shin

      Software Developer

    • Alexander Strickland

      Alexander Strickland

      Student Researcher

    • Mary Rebekah Trucks

      Mary Rebekah Trucks

      VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic Senior Therapist

      Mary Rebekah Trucks is a senior therapist in the VTCRI Neuromotor Research Clinic.

    • Jamie Turner

      Jamie Turner

      Research Assistant

      Jamie Turner is a research assistant in the Addiction Recovery Research Center.

    • Sydney Vaughan

      Sydney Vaughan

      Undergraduate Student Research Assistant

      Sydney Vaughan is an undergraduate student research assistant in the Valdez laboratory.

    • Dory Wallace

      Dory Wallace

      Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Neuromotor Research Clinic Senior Therapist

      Dory Wallace is a senior therapist in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Neuromotor Research Clinic.

    • Jessica Washington

      Jessica Washington

      Research Assistant

    • Jason White

      Jason White

      Research Associate

    • Amanda Williams

      Amanda Williams

      Research Assistant

      Amanda Williams is a research assistant in the Tyler Lab.

    • Jeffery Willis

      Jeffery Willis

      Research Assistant

      Jeffery Willis is a research assistant for Dr. Konark Mukherjee.

    • Tao Yang

      Tao Yang

      Research Assistant