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Research Program Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

Cognitive
Kelly

Kelly

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neural circuits, neuroscience

Alexander

Alexander

PhD

Expertise

Clinical psychology, geropsychology, mental health, dementia, research methods & statistics, integration of psychology and philosophy

Stacey

Stacey

PhD

Expertise

Neuroscience, Cognition, Visual processing, Comparative biology

Stacey

Stacey

PhD

Expertise

Neuroscience, Cognition, Visual processing, Comparative biology

Louise

Louise

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, neuropsychopharmacology, mental health disorders

Matthew

Matthew

PhD

Expertise

Learning and memory, behavioral neuroscience, neurobiology of disease, synaptic plasticity

Chloris

Chloris

MS candidate

Expertise

Research methods; General psychology; Social cognition; Developmental psychology; Theatre; Music composition; Film; Graphic design

Alexandria

Alexandria

PhD

Expertise

Cognitive psychology, cognitive training, learning and memory, working memory, music cognition, aging

Alexandria

Alexandria

PhD

Expertise

Cognitive psychology, cognitive training, learning and memory, working memory, music cognition, aging

Andrew

Andrew

PhD candidate

Expertise

computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, signal processing, human neuroscience, machine learning, theoretical neuroscience, cognitive science

David

David

PhD

Expertise

neural signal processing, data science and statistics, AI/ML for medical applications

Sushmeena

Sushmeena

MA candidate

Expertise

General psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, politics, research methods and statistics, theatre

John-Christopher Finley

John-Christopher Finley

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuropsychology, forensic neuropsychology, criminal psychology, cognition and brain-behavior relationships, psychological statistics, meta-analytic psychology research

Paul

Paul

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cognitive neuroscience, moral judgments and decision making, social judgments and decision making, implicit bias, fear of missing out

Paul

Paul

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cognitive neuroscience, moral judgments and decision making, social judgments and decision making, implicit bias, fear of missing out

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical psychology, neuropsychology, trauamtic brain injury, creative writing

Jen

Jen

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, psychedelic neuroscience, psychedelic biology, genetics and gene technologies, biology, neuroimaging

Jen

Jen

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, psychedelic neuroscience, psychedelic biology, genetics and gene technologies, biology, neuroimaging

Cristina

Cristina

PhD

Expertise

forensic linguistics, computational linguistics/NLP, linguistics/languages, cognitive science

Alexandra

Alexandra

PhD candidate

Expertise

Molecular Neuroscience, with an emphasis in biochemistry and structural biology