Our Team

Picture of Kat in purple shirt.
Katherine M. Steele
Director
Katie has glasses and shoulder length light brown hair
Katie Landwehr
Research Scientist


Post-Doctoral Fellows

Sasha Portnova
Post Doctoral Fellow
Megan Ebers
Post Doctoral Fellow


Graduate Students

Charlotte wearing brown glasses in a blue shirt and gray scarf smiling in front of a green bush..
Charlotte Caskey
PhD Student
Mia has long straight blonde hair and is wearing a white and black striped blazer on a balcony
Mia Hoffman
PhD Student
Mackenzie Pitts
PhD Student


Undergraduate Students

Tori has short blonde hair, is wearing a grey blazer with a black shirt under. She is standing in front of a tall leafy plant.
Victoria (Tori) Landrum
Undergraduate Researcher
Kate Bokowy
Undergraduate Researcher
Grace has shoulder length blonde curly hair and fair skin. She is wearing a purple UW sweatshirt and is smiling in front of a body of water.
Grace O’Connor
Undergraduate Researcher
Alisha has dark brown shoulder-length hair with bangs. She is wearing a navy blue sweater vest.
Alisha Bose
Undergraduate Researcher
Riley has brown shoulder length hair. She is wearing a pink sweater sitting at a table.
Riley Bernas
CNT REU


Alumni

Nicole has black large glasses and brown shoulder length curly hair. She is wearing a grey patterned blouse in front of greenery.
Nicole Zaino
PhD Student
Elijah in a teal hockey jersey and black rectangular glasses smiles in front of a bright orange sunset.
Elijah Kuska
PhD Student
Kim had red long curly hair and is smiling in front of blurred flowering trees in an orange shirt
Kim Ingraham
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Yusuke has short black hair and is smiling in front of a cream wall wearing a black tshirt.
Yusuke Maruo
Research Scientist
Alyssa Spomer stands in front of the fountain on the UW campus dressed in a black shirt and white cardigan.
Alyssa Spomer
PhD Student
Momona Yamagami stands in front of a cherry blossom tree at the "Quad" on the University of Washington campus. She has short black hair and is wearing a navy blue sweater.
Momona Yamagami
PhD Student
Michael Rosenberg
PhD Student
Nick Baicoianu
Software Engineer
Christina smiles, looking straight on at the camera. She has dark brown shoulder length hair and wears a light green, long sleeve blouse.
Christina Papazian
Research Scientist
Keshia Peters on a sunny Seattle street wearing a black shirt and shiny metal necklace.
Keshia Peters
Lab Manager
Benjamin Shuman
PhD Student
Naser Mehrabi stands in front of the rose garden at the UW campus in a blue collared shirt and blue sweatshirt.
Naser Mehrabi
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Heather Feldner
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Ivana Milovanovic
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Bilge Soran
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Hwan Choi
PhD Student
Darrin Howell
Research Scientist
Brianna Goodwin
Masters Student
Jessica Zistatsis
Masters Student


Prior Research Students

Amina has long, curly, dark brown hair.
Amina El-Zatmah
CNT REU
Miriam has black hair and dark skin and is wearing a white flower in her hair. She is smiling in front of greenery wearing a peach colored dress.
Miriam Roberts
Undergraduate Researcher
Avocet Nagle-Christensen
Undergraduate Researcher
Zahra smiling in a black blouse with long dark brown waxy hair standing in front of a green wooded background.
Zahra McKee
Undergraduate Researcher
Haydn with long straight blonde hair smiling in a black blazer in a tan room.
Haydn Turner
CNT REU
Black and white image of Makoto wearing glasses in a black shirt while staring into the distance.
Makoto Hamamoto Eyre
Undergraduate Researcher
Robin Zhexuan Yan
Undergraduate Researcher
Headshot of young man wearing black glasses, navy sweater, and white button up smiling in front of a tan wall
Damon Qilang Ding
Undergraduate Researcher
Katherine Chamblin
CNT REU
Ava Lakmazaheri
CNT REU
Preston leans toward the camera, smiling. He is wearing classes and a black jacket.
Preston Pan
Undergraduate Researcher
Brandon smiles at camera on the University of Washington campus in a bright purple HuskyADAPT t-shirt.
Brandon Nguyen
DPT Student
Julia wears classes, has shoulder length dark brown hair, and smiles as she sits in front of a tropical plant.
Julia Costacurta
CSNE REU
Joe wears a collared, blue shirt and has short brown hair.
Joe Lawler
CSNE REU
Karley Benoff
Undergraduate Researcher
Claire smiles at the camera outside in front of a green foliage background. She has brown, curly hair (shoulder length) and wears a black blouse with a floral pattern on it.
Claire Mitchell
Undergraduate Researcher
Wing-Sum Law
CSNE REU
Jacqueline Li
Undergraduate Researcher
Daniel Ballesteros
Undergraduate Researcher
Gaurav Mukherjee
PhD Student
Bradley, an undergraduate researcher in the lab, standing in front of a tan wall wearing a collared shirt and tan sweater.
Bradley Wachter
Undergraduate Researcher
Yina Zhu
Undergraduate Researcher
Faris Gulamali
High School Researcher
Eric Eckert, an undergraduate researcher, stands in front of a white wall wearing a black jacket and dark red shirt.
Eric Eckert
Undergraduate Researcher
Morgan Ciliv
Undergraduate Researcher
Jessy Ha, an undergraduate researcher in the lab, stands in front of a white wall wearing a black shirt.
Jessy Ha
Undergraduate Researcher
Lekha Anantuni
CSNE REU
Albert Perez, Jr.
CSNE REU
Michael Wang
CSNE REV
Brett Musolf
CSNE REU
Sasha Portnova
Undergraduate Researcher
Cassandra (aka C.J.) smiles while holding a llama, or maybe it is an alpaca.
Cassandra (CJ) Smith
Undergraduate Researcher
Tzu-Lin (Henry) Ong
Masters Student
Bingbing stands in front of a white wall in a blue and white striped shirt.
Bingbing Huang
Undergraduate Researcher
Larissa, an undergraduate researcher, stands in front of a white wall wearing black glasses and a black shirt.
Larissa Ho
Undergraduate Researcher
Khalil smiles at a visit to Pikes Place Market.
Khalil Somani
Undergraduate Researcher
Neha Nuguru
Undergraduate Researcher
Lauren Sepp
Masters Student
Nathan DeBoldt
Masters Student
Lok Yiu (Larry) To
Undergraduate Researcher
Marry Morris smiles for the camera in a purple shirt.
Mary Morris
Undergraduate Researcher
Michael MacConnell
Undergraduate Researcher
Claudia Covelli
Undergraduate Researcher
Destiny Mora
Undergraduate Researcher
Cuong Ly
Undergraduate Researcher
Debra Diepenbrock
CSNE REU
Sam Kinn
Undergraduate Researcher
Rick Shibata
Undergraduate Researcher
Chris Space
Undergraduate Researcher
Kevin Davis
CSNE REU
Jon Ellington
Undergrad Researcher