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Hnasko Lab Team

Principal Investigator

Thomas Hnasko, Ph.D.

Thomas Hnasko, Ph.D.

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

Lab Manager

W. Scott Conrad, B.S.

W. Scott Conrad, B.S.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
UC Santa Cruz

Project Scientist

Lauren Faget, Ph.D.

Lauren Faget, Ph.D.

PhD Neuroscience
University of Strasbourg
BRF Young Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellows

Shelley Warlow

Shelley Warlow
PhD Biopsychology
University of Michigan
NRSA F32 Fellow

Lulu Fernández de Cossío Gómez

Lulu Fernández de Cossío Gómez
PhD Neuroscience
McGill University

Parthak Singhal

Sarthak Singhal
PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Florida

Andrew Flores

Andrew Flores
PhD Physiological Sciences
University of Arizona

Graduate Students

Lucie Oriol

Lucie Oriol
Biomedical Sciences Program
UC San Diego

Undergraduate Students & Interns

Aimee Aviles

Aimee Aviles
Neuroscience
UC San Diego

Sahara Rout

Sahara Rout
Neuroscience
UC San Diego


Alumni

Lab Managers

Nicholas Mauricio

Nicholas Mauricio

​Alex Johnson

​Alex Johnson

Lizzie Souter

Lizzie Souter

Graduate Students

​Julie Bailly

Julie Bailly

M. Ali Shenasa

M. Ali Shenasa

Navarre Gutierrez-Reed

Navarre Gutierrez-Reed

​Xinyi Katherine Shen

Xinyi Katherine Shen

Katie Fife

Katie Fife

Cody Sargent

Cody Sargent

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Ji Hoon Yoo

​Ji Hoon Yoo

 Adam McPherson

Adam McPherson

Jon Heston

Jon Heston

Vivien Zell

Vivien Zell

Thomas Steinkellner

Thomas Steinkellner

Rotation Students

Claire Geddes

Claire Geddes

​Melissa Galitano

​Melissa Galitano

​Michael Baughn

Michael Baughn

Shannan McClain

Shannan McClain

Eric Wang

Eric Wang

​Gokhan Senturk

​Gokhan Senturk

Bankole Aladesuyi

Bankole Aladesuyi

Sarah Ur

Sarah Ur

Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Norah Koblesky

Norah Koblesky

Conall Sauvey

Aimee Aviles

Sean Harvey

Aimee Aviles

​Undergraduate Students & Interns

Johnathan Wu

Johnathan Wu

Reed Ressler

Reed Ressler

Jinyi (Jane) Duan

Jinyi (Jane) Duan

Michelle Tran

Michelle Tran

Nivedita Ramajayam

Nivedita Ramajayam

Maya Ellisman

Maya Ellisman

Laura Alarcon

Laura Alarcon

Tauni Kovacich

Tauni Kovacich

Alex Friedman

Alex Friedman

Mustafa Baqai

Mustafa Baqai

Nick Bavafa

Nick Bavafa

Cindy Punta

Cindy Punta

Surya Swaroop

Surya Swaroop

Wen-Chun Lee

Wen-Chun Lee

Athenea Aloiau

Athenea Aloiau

Evan Trop

Evan Trop