People List

Samuel S.-H. Wang
Principal Investigator
Office: PNI A55

Sam Wang is a professor of neuroscience at Princeton University. An alumnus of the California Institute of Technology, where he received a B.S. with honor in physics, he went on to earn a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1993. He conducted postdoctoral research at Duke…

Henk-Jan Boele
M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Henk-Jan Boele, MD PhD, is a visiting researcher at PNI and an assistant professor at Erasmus University Medical Center. During his postdoctoral fellowship in the Wang Lab (2018-2021) he studied the effects of early-life cerebellar damage on autism developmental trajectories, using multi-photon imaging of dendritic spines in the neocortex. In…

Gerard Joey Broussard
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Office: PNI A84H
Joey is a postdoctoral research associate who joined the lab following his graduate research at University of California, Davis. His research is focused on uncovering the principles of information encoding in the parallel fiber to Purkinje cell pathway of the cerebellum. He develops and utilizes novel genetically encoded tools and optical…
Yuhang Chen
Graduate Student

Yuhang Chen is a graduate student in the Quantitative and Computational Biology program. His interests lie in the interface of neuroscience and biophysics. He is currently studying the cerebellar contributions to spontaneous behaviors by modeling the motions of freely moving mice using technologies in computer vision and machine learning.

Fred d'Oleire Uquillas
Graduate Student

Fred is a graduate student in the department of Neuroscience, coadvised by Drs. Jesse Gomez and Samuel S.-H. Wang. Prior to coming to Princeton, he worked with the Harvard Aging Brain Study on neuroimaging markers of age-related processes and their effect on large-scale brain networks. Fred’s research at Princeton investigates the lifespan…

John D'Uva
Alumnus: Research Specialist
John graduated with a B.S. from the University of Miami where he majored in Economics and concentrated on topics in Econometrics and Game Theory. He later withdrew from his career as an Equities Trader on Wall Street to pursue his interests in Data Science and Bioinformatics. John will be applying his passion for quantitative analysis by…
Ben Deverett
Alumnus; M.D./Ph.D. Student until 2019

Ben studied cerebellar roles in decision-making and working memory using an evidence accumulation paradigm. His work includes two-photon calcium imaging, optogenetic manipulations, and behavior modeling.

Zahra M. Dhanerawala
Alumna: Research Specialist
Zahra is a Research Specialist working in the Wang lab as part of BRAIN COGS at Princeton University. She joined the lab after completing her B.Sc. at Simmons College and senior thesis work at Harvard Medical School. She is interested in using…
Sara Guariglia
Alumna; Autism Research Manager

Sara is an Autism Research Manager who joined the lab after completing her doctoral studies in developmental neurotoxicology at CUNY and her work as an Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University.  In the Wang Lab, she is using her background in imaging and behavior to study the role of the cerebellum on neocortical…

Sanjeev Janarthanan
Data Analyst
Office A67H

Sanjeev is a Neuroscience Data Analyst serving the BRAIN CoGS collaboration. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Applied Math. As an undergraduate his research focused on finding biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease using machine learning methods. Sanjeev will assist in various microscopy and computational…

Caroline Jung
Research Specialist
Office: PNI A92B
Caroline is a Research Specialist in the Wang Lab who joined following behavioral and biochemical research at NYU School of Medicine. She is a NYU (M.A.) and Rutgers University (B.A.) graduate, with interest in rodent surgery and behavior.
Mikhail Kislin
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Office: PNI A84F

Mikhail is a postdoctoral research associate in the Wang Lab. He obtained his doctorate in Physiology and Neuroscience at the University of Helsinki, where he studied fine morphological alterations of neurons during brain injury and recovery with innovative optical in vivo imaging methods and developed research instruments for brain studies in…

Ugne Klibaite
Alumna: Postdoc 2018-2019, together with Josh Shaevitz
Junuk Lee
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Office: PNI A84C

Junuk is a postdoctoral research associate who joined the lab following earlier postdoctoral research at Princeton University and Stanford University, and graduate research at Seoul National University (South Korea). He is interested in the role of neuromodulators on synaptic and neuronal properties in the deep cerebellar nuclei.

Laura Lynch
Lab Manager
Office: PNI A92B