Mark Wallace

Mark Wallace, Ph.D Laboratory Director

Director, Vanderbilt
Brain Institute

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MarkMark Wallace

Laboratory Director
Director, Vanderbilt Brain Institute
mark.wallace@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: Multisensory processing, development and plasticity, developmental disabilities

Has been known to: herd cats... in both the figurative and literal sense.

Curriculum Vitae

Walter Walter Lee

Research Assistant I (Lab Manager)

walter.h.lee@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Interests: Multisensory processing and developmental disorders

Has been known to: keep the lab together.

Sarah Sarah Baum

Post-doctoral Fellow

sarah.h.baum@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: multisensory processing across the lifespan, neuroimaging, behavioral and neural variability

Has been known to: make decisions based on the availability of food.

Curriculum Vitae

Dips Matt De Niear

Graduate Student (MD PhD Candidate)

matthew.a.de.niear@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: perceptual learning, multisensory plasticity, and neuroimaging of clinical populations

Has been known to: argue about the pronunciation of words like coffee and dog.

Juli Juliane Krueger Fister

Graduate Student

juliane.krueger@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests:functional connectivity of the anterior ectosylvian sulcus and its effects on behavior and perception

Has been known to: talk too loud.

Juli LeAnne Kurela

Graduate Student

leanne.r.kurela@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests:Multisensory integration and processing in awake and behaving animals, coding and functional connectivity in the brain

Has been known to: run from lab to lab across campus multiple times a day.

Aaron Aaron Nidiffer

Graduate Student

aaron.r.nidiffer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: Multisensory integration in the awake and behaving cat, auditory development and plasticity

Has been known to: have reaction times faster than normal.

Dips Amelia Shuster

Audiology Student

amelia.a.shuster@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: Development and multisensory processing of cochlear implant patients

Has been known to: create spreadsheets when she's bored at work.

Justin Justin Siemann

Graduate Student

justin.k.siemann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: Multisensory integration and deficits in developmental disorders

Has been known to: repeatedly win debates about college football with colleagues.

Tiffany Tiffany Woynaroski

Graduate Student
Speech Pathologist

tiffany.g.woynaroski@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: using multisensory integration to clarify the nature of developmental disorders and to predict long-term outcomes

Has been known to: get caught binging on candy and Diet Coke at all hours of the day.

Iliza Iliza Butera

Graduate Student

iliza.butera@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: electrophysiology and multisensory processing in patients with cochlear implants.

Has been known to: experiment.

Andrea Andrea Hillock Dunn

Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Pediatric Audiology

andrea.h.dunn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: multisensory processing, development, and plasticity

Has been known to:perform renditions of America's favorite red monster, Elmo.

Lauren Lauren Bryant

Graduate Student

lauren.k.bryant@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: multisensory processing, autism spectrum disorder, somatosensory and auditory processing, neuroimaging, and psychophysics

Has been known to: have wacky hairstyles.

Joseph Joseph J. Schlesinger, M. D.

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

joseph.j.schlesinger@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: multisensory integration, human factors, aural perception, temporal precision, alarm development, patient monitoring, and medical education

Has been known to: not have any music from this century on his iPod.

Kelly Kelly Jahn

Audiology Student

kelly.n.jahn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: Multisensory processing in adults and children with cochlear implants.

Has been known to: make really good March Madness brackets... Go UConn!

SarahG Sarah Greenberg

Undergraduate

sarah.e.greenberg@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: EEG and multisensory processing, with an interest in autism spectrum disorder.

Has been known to: steal all of Justin's popcorn.

Mara Mara Rivera

Undergraduate

mara.a.rivera@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: Multisensory processing and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Has been known to: Take Tango classes on the weekends.

Claudia Claudia Varela Patiño

Undergraduate, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

cdvarela@uc.cl

Research Interests: multisensory processing and developmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia and ADHD.

Has been known to: slip in Spanish words when speaking English.

Qing Qing Qing Zheng

Undergraduate

qing.q.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

Research Interests: multisensory integration, movement disorders such as Parkinson's Disease

Has been known to: eat. Also, likes to chase and take photos of squirrels.