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Wilbrecht Lab Team

Lung-Hao Tai, PhD
Lung-Hao Tai, PhDSenior Scientist
Kristen Delevich, PhD
Kristen Delevich, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow
David Piekarski, PhD
David Piekarski, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow
Ezequiel Galarce, PhD
Ezequiel Galarce, PhDSenior Scientist
Carolyn Johnson
Carolyn JohnsonGraduate Student
Christine Liu
Christine LiuGraduate Student Rotation
Wren Thomas
Wren ThomasGraduate Student
Wan Chen Lin
Wan Chen LinGraduate Student
Benjamin Tang, Irene Chang, Satya Vedula
Benjamin Tang, Irene Chang, Satya VedulaUndergraduates
Linda Wilbrecht, PhD
Linda Wilbrecht, PhDAssociate Professor of Psychology
Linda Wilbrecht’s research is focused on how experience alters neural circuits that contribute to value and reward based decision making. She did her PhD research in the laboratory of Fernando Nottebohm at the Rockefeller University and postdoctoral training at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory with Karel Svoboda and UCSF with Michael Merzenich. From 2008-2013, Dr. Wilbrecht was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UCSF and an Investigator at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center. In 2013,  Wilbrecht moved her lab to the Psychology Department at the University of California, Berkeley and became a member of the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute. She is also a recipient of the 2009 NIMH Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS award) and a 2010 Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE).

Lab Alumni

Denise M. Piscopo, PhD
Denise M. Piscopo, PhDUniversity of Oregon
Natalia Caporale, PhD
Natalia Caporale, PhDCAMPOS Faculty Scholar and Lecturer, UC Davis
Nora Beñavidez
Nora BeñavidezResearch Assistant MIT
Angela Vandenberg, PhD
Angela Vandenberg, PhDAdjunct Faculty Bellingham College
Jegath Athilingam
Jegath AthilingamUCSF Graduate Program
Claudia Wu
Claudia WuUC Irvine Grad Program
F. Javier Muñoz-Cuevas, PhD
F. Javier Muñoz-Cuevas, PhDUniversity of Maryland
Hannah Peckler
Hannah PecklerUCSF Nursing program
A. Moses Lee, PhD
A. Moses Lee, PhDUCSF MSTP

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