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Lab Team

Principal Investigator

Thomas Hnasko

Thomas Hnasko, PhD
Tom Hnasko received his PhD 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 laboratories of Robert Edwards and Howard Fields until joining the Neurosciences faculty at UCSD in 2012.

Lab Manager


Elizabeth Souter, B.S.
Neuroscience
Colgate College


Postdoctoral Fellows

thomas steinkellner

  Vivien Zell
Thomas Steinkellner
PhD Pharmacology
University of Vienna
Schrödinger Fellow
 Lauren Faget 
PhD Neuroscience
University of Strasbourg
BRF Young Investigator
Vivien Zell
PhD Neuroscience
Univ of Luxembourg & Strasbourg
NIDA-INSERM Fellow
 
Jon Heston
PhD Neuroscience
UCLA
Bumpus Fellow
Adam McPherson
PhD Neuroscience
University of Utah
BioPsychiatry Fellow

 Graduate Students

Katie Fife Navarre Gutierrez-Reed  Jinyi Duan
Katie Fife
Neuroscience
NSF Fellow
 Navarre
Gutierrez-Reed
Biomedical Sciences (BMS)
FISP fellow
Xinyi 'Katherine' Shen
Biology Masters Program

Undergraduate Students

     
Mustafa Baqai
Physiology &
Neuroscience
UCSD
Nicholas Bavafa
Bioinformatics
UCSD
Krystal Romine
Cognitive & Behavioral
Neuroscience
UCSD

       



 

Rotation Students

Bankole Aladesuyi
Norah Koblesky
Eric Wang
Biomedidcal Sci
Gokhan Senturk
Biology
Shannan McClain
MSTP
Norah Koblesky 
Neuroscience
Bankole Aladesuyi Michael Melissa Galinato Claire Geddes
Bankole Aladesuyi
Neuroscience
Michael Baughn
Biomedical Sci
Melissa Galitano
Neuroscience
 Claire Geddes 
Neuroscience

Conall Sauvey
Sarah Ur  

Conall Sauvey
Biomedical Sci
Sarah Ur
Biomedical Sci

Alumni

Nicholas Mauricio
Alex Johnson  Jonathan Wu Julie Bailly 
Nicholas Mauricio
Medical Student
Boston University
Alex Johnson
Graduate Student
UCSD, Cog Sci

Ji Hoon Yoo, PhD Scientist
Circuit Therapeutics
Johnathan Wu
Medical student
Wayne State

Julie Bailly
Graduate Student
McGill University

 Jinyi Duan  Jinyi Duan  Reed Ressler    
Michelle Tran 
Physiology & Neuro
UCSD
 Jinyi (Jane) Duan 
Phys & Neuro,
UCSD
Reed Ressler
Grad student
Texas A&M

Cindy Punta
Biochem & Cell Bio, UCSD

Nivedita Ramajayam
Human Biology
UCSD
 Maya Ellisman  Laura Alarcon      
Maya Ellisman
Grad student
UCSD Biology
Laura Alarcon
BP-ENDURE
Emory University 
Tauni Kovacich
Biochemistry & 
Cell Biology
UCSD
M. Ali Shenasa 
Biology Masters Program