Laboratory for Evolutionary Neuroscience - People

Chet C. Sherwood
Professor of Anthropology
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Cheryl StimpsonCheryl D. Stimpson
Senior Research Associate
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Nicky Staes
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Current Undergraduate / High School Student Interns

  • Sophia Diggs-Galligan - School Without Walls HS student - project: DISC1 polymorphisms in chimpanzees
  • Jamie Kleiner - GW undergraduate - project: DCX-positive neurons in the hippocampus of primates  
  • Noelle Purcell - GW undergraduate - project: electron microscopy analyses of cortical structure in mammals
  • Sheel Singh - GW undergraduate - project: ASPM polymorphisms in chimpanzees

Graduate Student Collaborations at Other Universities

Former Members of the Laboratory

  • Sarah Barks - Director, STEM Career Community and Health Professions Adviser, Grinnell College
  • Amy Bauernfeind - Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Serena Bianchi - Science Writer, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
  • Christine Charvet - Postdoctoral Scientist, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University
  • Tetyana Duka - Assistant Research Professor, The George Washington University
  • Aida Gómez-Robles - UCL Excellence Research Fellow, Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London
  • Alexandra de Sousa - Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Bath Spa University, UK
  • Fenna Krienen - Postdoctoral Scientist, Department of Genetics, Harvard University
  • Daniel Miller - Postdoctoral Scientist, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University
  • Gerard Muntané - Postdoctoral Scientist, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), University Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  • Mary Ann Raghanti - Professor, Department of Anthropology, Kent State University
  • Laura Reyes - Postdoctoral Scientist, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH
  • Natalie Schenker-Ahmed - Human Longevity, Inc.
  • Muhammad Spocter - Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Des Moines University
  • Andrey Verendeev - Scientific Annotator, MindSpec, Inc.