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Our team

Neurophysiology of epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorders


MacKenzie Howard, PhD

PhD Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington
BA Biology, Lewis and Clark College

Jessica Chancey, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Mentor: Linda Overstreet-Wadiche)
MS, BS Biology, Southeastern Louisiana University

Madelynn Campbell
Laboratory Technician

BS Boston University

Giries Saba
Laboratory Technician


Alena Kizimenko
Laboratory Technician

MS Biology, Novosibirsk State University
BS Biology, Novosibirsk State University



Saima Khan

2019 BSA Biology

Alexandra McConnell

2020 BS Neuroscience Scholars,
2020 BA Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures

Alisha Ahmed

2021 BS Neuroscience, Dean's Scholars

Moosa Malik



Colleagues & Collaborators

Brumback Lab

Department of Neuroscience, UT Austin

Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School


PI: Audrey Brumback, M.D., Ph.D.

Polina Lyuboslavsky

Fantao Meng, Ph.D.

Catherine Haberl

Meghan Mallya

Nixon Lab

Pharmacology and Toxicology, UT Austin


PI: Kimberly Nixon


Past Lab Members

Aurora Weiden

Masters of Computer Science Program, Oregon State University

Meredith McCarty

PhD program, MD Anderson/UT Health Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences