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The Team

Full-Time Staff

Peggy Mason PhD

Principal Investigator
Professor of Neurobiology at the University of Chicago
Harvard University '87, '83
PhD Neurobiology
B.A. Biology
Fun Fact: Peggy loves to garden.

Haozhe Shan

University of Chicago '17
B.A. Psychology
Fun Fact: Haozhe made a flame-thrower.

Wendy Tong

University of Chicago '17
B. A. Psychology (Pre-Med)
Fun Fact: Wendy is a member of a dance team.

Anne Jiang

University of Chicago '18
B. A. Philosophy Minor: Biology (Pre-Law)
Fun Fact: Anne is the RA (Assistant Resident Head) for Woodward House.

John Havlik

University of Chicago '19
B.S. Neuroscience
Fun Fact: John's favorite fruit is the green pepper.

Summer Staff

Nora Molasky

Vassar College '17
B.A. Chemistry
Fun Fact: Nora is the rat's favorite.p>

Marley Darvassy

Jones College Prep '17
Fun Fact: Marley helps in his family's restaurant.

Yuri Sugano

Universidade de Sao Paulo
Biology
Fun Fact: Yuri plays the guitar and the piano.

Danny "The Dude" Levine

Pritzker School of Medicine '19
B.A. in Mathematics, Williams College '14
Fun Fact: Danny loves to play ultimate Frisbee.

Camden Ko


Vanderbilt University '20
Fun Fact: Camden made this website.

Immogen "Immi" Foster

University of Chicago Laboratory School '17
Fun Fact: Immi's favorite show is Bones.

Rongzhen "Peps" Zhou

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy '17
Fun Fact: Rongzhen's favourite dog is a Chow Chow puppy.

Lab Alumni

Maria "Sol" Bernardez

Yale University
PhD Student in Neuroscience
Fun Fact: Sol was born and raised in Venezuela.

Miguel Barajas

University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Fun Fact: Miguel has a tattoo.

Hannah Monroe

Fun Fact: Hannah does flying trapeze.

Juhi Gupta


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign '17
Fun Fact: Juhi plays the mandolin.

Rob Gross

University of Chicago '15
Neurobiology
Michigan State University '13
Zoology BS
Fun Fact: Rob owns two horses.