CSN Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Mark Laubach Professor CAS - Biology

I am a neurobiologist interested in goal-directed behavior. My laboratory is focused on the roles of the prefrontal cortex and basal ganglia in executive control and decision making. Core methods incl

  laubach@american.edu

  (202) 885-2116

Lab Members

  • Linda Amarante
    Graduate Student, BCAN
    Project: Subjective Value and the Medial Prefrontal Cortex
    Techniques: Behavior, Reversible Inactivations, Optogenetics, Multi-Electrode Recording
  • Hannah Goldbach
    Undergraduate Student
    Project: Fluorescent Microscopy and Imaging
  • Kyra Swanson
    Graduate Student, BCaN
    Projects: Medial Prefrontal Cortex and the Control of Consummatory Behavior
    Techniques: Chemogenetics, behavior
  • Samantha White
    Undergraduate Student
    Project: 3D Printed Brains and Comparative Neuroanatomy

CSN Alumni

Postdocs:

  • Marcelo Caetano
  • Artur Luczak
  • Marc Parent

Graduate Students:

  • Nicole Horst
  • Eyal Kimchi
  • Kumar Narayanan

Visiting Graduate Students:

  • Trevor Bekolay
  • Lydia Kalafateli
  • Parina Outhensackda

Undergraduate Students:

  • Ben Liu
  • Linda Harenberg
  • Michael Preston
  • Kati Rothenhoefer
  • Kim Stachenfeld
  • Rachel Webster
  • Damian Weikum
  • Yixing Xu