People

Principal Investigator

Martin_smMartin M. Monti, Ph.D.

Ideator, creator, and supreme ruler of the MontiLab.

 

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Postdoctoral Scientists

Sienmi-Evan-409Evan S. Lutkenhoff, Ph.D.

Vice-ruler of the MontiLab

Working on: Acute-to-chronic structural changes after severe traumatic brain injury

 

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Julia Sophia Crone, Ph.D.

Duchess of the MontiLab

Working on: Exploring alterations in functional network organization underlying impaired consciousness using graph theoretical approaches, dynamic causal modeling, and other fun stuff

Graduate Students

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John Coetzee

GS6 in Cognitive Psychology at UCLA

Working on: The role of language in deductive reasoning

 

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Amy Zheng

GS5 in Behavioral Neuroscience at UCLA

Working on: Brain integrity measures in disorders of consciousness

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John Dell’Italia

GS5 in Cognitive Psychology at UCLA

Working on: How does consciousness emerge from the interplay of billions of neurons?

 

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Jeff Chiang

GS4 student at UCLA

Working on: Multivariate analysis of syntax and meaning

 

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Micah Johnson

GS3 student at UCLA

Working on: Using transcranial magnetic stimulation to causally test the involvement of the inferior frontal gyrus across language, logic, math, and music.

 

Visiting Graduate Researchers

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Laurien Nagels-Coune

GS2 student at Maastricht University

Working on: Assessment of cognitive processes with functional near-infrared spectroscopy

 

Research Assistants

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Branden Bio

MontiLab RA (Currently a graduate student at Princeton University)

Working on: Effective connectivity in the thalamocortical network

 

Former Lab Members

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Matthew Rosenberg

MontiLab RA (Currently a graduate student at CalTech)

Working on: Executive functions in disorders of consciousness

 

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Shawn M. Callahan

UG student at UCLA

Working on: Structural changes in subcortical structures after severe TBI

 

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Liz Brinson

UG student at UCLA

Working on: Visual processing in disorders of consciousness

 

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William Davies

UG student at UCLA

Working on: The role of language in deductive reasoning

 

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Rainy Zhang

UG student at UCLA

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