Saskia Haegens, PhD | Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Columbia University & New York State Psychiatric Institute

Associate PI at Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen

Hesham ElShafei, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Hesham is a postdoc in the lab in Nijmegen. Hesham uses MEG to study the role of different oscillatory mechanisms in shaping information processing.

Elie Rassi, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Elie is a postdoc in the lab in Nijmegen. Elie studies perceptual decision-making with MEG and electrophysiology, with an emphasis on the role of beta oscillations.

Ioanna Zioga, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Ioanna is a postdoc in the lab in Nijmegen, co-mentored by Andrea E. Martin. Ioanna uses EEG/MEG to study the neural correlates of creativity in language.

Inés Ibarra Lecue, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Inés is a postdoc in the lab in New York. Inés’ research focuses on the role of beta dynamics in forming flexible ensembles in the context of spatial working memory, using optogenetics and electrophysiological recordings.

Julio Rodriguez-Larios, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Julio is a postdoc in the lab in New York. Julio’s research focuses on the role of beta dynamics in forming flexible ensembles in the context of spatial working memory, using EEG.

Joey Zhou, MA | PhD student

Joey is a PhD student in Nijmegen. Joey joined the lab to study the effect of pre-stimulus oscillatory state on perceptual decision making, using MEG.

Additya Sharma, MSc | Research Assistant

Additya graduated from the Biomedical Sciences Master’s program in Nijmegen and is now an RA in the lab. Additya joined the lab to study the effect of pre-stimulus oscillatory state on perceptual processing.

Aarti Ramchandran, BSc | MSc Student

Aarti is a student in the Biomedical Sciences Master’s program in Nijmegen. Aarti joined the lab to study the role of alpha oscillations in distractor suppression in the context of WM.

Yi Zhang, BSc | MSc Student

Yi is a student in the Statistics Master’s program at Columbia. Yi joined the lab to study the burst-like nature of beta oscillations.

Melanie Wiehe, BSc | MSc Student

Melanie is a student in the Cognitive Neuroscience Master’s program in Nijmegen. Melanie joined the lab to investigate the role of the beta rhythm in a spatial WM task using MEG.

Martina Pandinelli, BSc | MSc Student

Martina is a student in the International Master's program in Neuroscience at the University of Trieste in collaboration with SISSA. Martina joined the lab to investigate the role of pre-stimulus oscillatory dynamics in somatosensory processing.

Nele Ziegler, BSc | MSc Student

Nele is a student in the Cognitive Neuroscience Master’s program in Nijmegen. Nele joined the lab to study traveling waves using MEG.

~Alumni~

Luca Iemi, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Luca is continuing his postdoctoral work in New York.

Djamari Oetringer | MSc Student

Djamari is now pursuing a PhD in Artificial Intelligence in Nijmegen.

Corinne Orlemann | MSc Student

Corinne is now pursuing a PhD at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience in Amsterdam.

Wy Ming Lin | MSc Student

Wy Ming is a student in the Neuroscience Graduate program in Tuebingen.

Camille Gret | MSc Student

Camille is now pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience in Marseille.

Anna Wilsch, PhD | Postdoctoral Researcher

Iske Bakker, PhD | Research Assistant

Jill Emmerzaal, MSc | Research Assistant