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Hnasko Lab Team

Principal Investigator

Thomas Hnasko, Ph.D.

Thomas Hnasko, Ph.D.

Tom Hnasko is a UCSD Neurosciences Professor in the UCSD Department of Neurosciences. He received his Ph.D. in Neurobiology & Behavior from the University of Washington in 2006 for his thesis work in the laboratory of Richard Palmiter. He continued his studies as a postdoctoral fellow at UCSF in the lab of Robert Edward, joining the Neurosciences faculty at UC San Diego in 2012.

Staff Research Associates

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Dina Dowlat
BS, Neuroscience
UC Los Angeles
Grace Kollman
BS, Neuroscience
University of Iowa

Lexe Linderhof
BS, Neurobiology
UC San Diego

Affiliated Faculty

Lauren Faget Nick Hollon
Lauren Faget, PhD
Project Scientist
UCSD Neurosciences
Nick Hollon, PhD
Assistant Professor
UCSD Psychiatry

Postdoctoral Fellows

Shelley Warlow SARTHAK SINGHAL Andrew Flores
Shelley Warlow
PhD Biopsychology
University of Michigan
NRSA/K99 Fellow
Sarthak Singhal
PhD Pharm Sciences
University of Florida

Andrew Flores
PhD Physiological Sciences
University of Arizona

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Lotfi Hadjas
PhD Neuroscience
University of Geneva
Yen-Chu (Andy) Chen
PhD Neuro & Behavior
UC Irvine
Agata Szlaga
PhD Biology
Jagiellonian University
NIDA INVEST Fellow

Graduate Students

Lucie Oriol
Lucie Oriol
Biomedical Sciences
UC San Diego

Student Research Assistants

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Jessica Muojekwu
Neurobiology
UC San Diego

Anjleen Grewal
Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience
UC San Diego

Henri Schulz
Bioengineering
UC San Diego

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Srujan Gutta
Data Science
UC San Diego
Emily Yurkevich
Human Biology
UC San Diego
Joey Liu
Electrical Engineering
UC San Diego

 

Alumni

Staff Research Associates

Nick Mauricio Alex Johnson Lizzie Souter
Nicholas Mauricio ​Alex Johnson Lizzie Souter
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W. Scott Conrad John Hiedo

Graduate Students

Julie Bailly Ali Shenasa Navarre Gutierrez-Reed
Julie Bailly M. Ali Shenasa Navarre Gutierrez-Reed
Xinyi Katherine Shen Katie Fife Cody Sargent
Xinyi Katherine Shen Katie Fife Cody Sargent

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Ji Hoon Yoo  Adam McPherson Jon Heston
Ji Hoon Yoo Adam McPherson Jon Heston
Vivien Zell Thomas Steinkellner Lulu Fernandez
Vivien Zell Thomas Steinkellner Lulu Fernández de Cossio

 

Rotation Students

Claire Geddes ​Melissa Galitano ​Michael Baughn
Claire Geddes ​Melissa Galitano Michael Baughn
Shannan McClain Eric Wang ​Gokhan Senturk
Shannan McClain Eric Wang ​Gokhan Senturk
Bankole Aladesuyi Sarah Ur Alex Jones
Bankole Aladesuyi Sarah Ur Alex Jones
Norah Koblesky Conall Sauvey Sean Harvey
Norah Koblesky Conall Sauvey Sean Harvey

 

​Undergraduate Students & Interns

Johnathan Wu Reed Ressler Jinyi (Jane) Duan
Johnathan Wu Reed Ressler Jinyi Jane Duan
Michelle Tran Nivedita Ramajayam Maya Ellisman
Michelle Tran Nivedita Ramajayam Maya Ellisman
Laura Alarcon Tauni Kovacich Alex Friedman
Laura Alarcon Tauni Kovacich Alex Friedman
Mustafa Baqai Nick Bavafa Cindy Punta
Mustafa Baqai Nick Bavafa Cindy Punta
Surya Swaroop Wen-Chun Lee Athenea Aloiau
Surya Swaroop Wen-Chun Lee Athenea Aloiau
Evan Trop Aimee Aviles Sahara Rout
Evan Trop Aimee Aviles Sahara Rout
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Samantha Mak Melody Chao Sarah Uran