Current Members

Nathan Rose

Lab Director, Assistant Professor

2016-present: Assistant Professor, Cognition, Brain & Behavior, University of Notre Dame, USA

2015-2016: Research Fellow, Cognition & Emotion Research Centre, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia

2013-2015: Research Associate, Postle Lab, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

2010-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Craik & Buchsbaum Labs, Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada

2010: Ph.D., Psychology, Behavior, Brain, and Cognition Program, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

2007: M.A., Psychology, Behavior, Brain, and Cognition Program, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

2003: B. S., Cum Laude, Psychology, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, USA

Jori Waner

Lab Coordinator, Notre Dame Study of Health & Well-being (NDHWB)

Hometown: Burr Ridge, IL

Jori graduated from Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience and Behavior and a minor in Computing and Digital Technologies in January 2019. She is planning on attending graduate school following her completion of the Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions through UC Berkeley. Her research interests combine cognitive and developmental neuroscience, as well as psychopathology, such as how neurostimulation could potentially improve executive functioning in individuals with dementia, ADHD, and schizophrenia. 

Isaiah Metcalf

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Hometown: North Webster, IN

Isaiah is a sophomore Neuroscience and Behavior pre-med student. He is interested in addiction studies and neuropharmacology. His hobbies include swimming, waterskiing, and reading. After graduation, he would like to go to medical school to become a neurologist. 

Joshua Rhilinger

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Hometown: Denver, CO

Josh is a junior studying Neuroscience and Behavior in the College of Science. His research interests include understanding the neural mechanisms underlying brain diseases and determining treatments to better treat such diseases. He plans on continuing his career in research by attending graduate school after completing his undergraduate degree. 

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Lab Alumni

Undergraduate Research Assistants

  • Claire Alexander -- Graduate Student, Clinical Neuropsychology, Ohio University

  • Frank Calabrese -- Medical Student, University of Cincinnati

  • Willian DeFaria -- Undergraduate Research Assistant, Memory, Aging, & Cognition Lab, University of Notre Dame

  • Stephanie Franczak -- Undergraduate Research Assistant, Memory, Aging, & Cognition Lab, University of Notre Dame

  • Mary Glass -- Undergraduate Research Assistant, Memory, Aging, & Cognition Lab, University of Notre Dame 

  • Taylor Guth -- Neuroscience & Behavior major, Class of 2020, University of Notre Dame

  • Clare Hannon -- Consultant, Epic Healthcare Consulting Service

  • Katie McGuckin -- Neuroscience & Behavior major, Class of 2020, University of Notre Dame

  • Monica Mesecar -- Neuroscience & Behavior major, Class of 2021, University of Notre Dame

  • Margaret Meserve -- Research Coordinator, Northwestern University

  • Shannon O'Hara -- Undergraduate Research Assistant, Memory, Aging, & Cognition Lab, University of Notre Dame

  • Mario-Cyriac Tcheukado -- Neuroscience & Behavior major, Class of 2021, University of Notre Dame

  • Joseph Weiler -- Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company 

 

Graduate Research Assistants

  • Morgan Widhalm -- Graduate Student, Cognition, Brain, & Behavior, University of Notre Dame (Advisor: Dr. Joshua Koen)

  • Nicholas Yeh -- Graduate Student, Cognition, Brain, & Behavior, University of Notre Dame (Advisor: Dr. Joshua Koen)

Lab Managers and Research Staff

  • Joseph Saito -- Graduate Student, University of Toronto

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