Students - Research Assistants

Hannah Debray
My name is Hannah Debray, and I'm a sophomore majoring in Neuroscience at the Barrett Honors College. My research interests revolve around the neurobiological and psychological side of experiments, and I hope to join a medical school after ASU, where I can go on to become a doctor. During my free time, I enjoy training for triathlons, playing piano, and writing sci-fi novels.

Alivia Ankrum 
I am a freshman majoring in biomedical engineering. I’m very interested in the neuroscience sector of biomedical engineering, and hope to one day work in neural engineering, specifically with vision, possibly at Medtronic. In my free time I like to exercise, explore the Phoenix metro area, and spend time with friends and family! 

Adarsh Venkataramani
I'm a graduate student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at ASU, Ira. Fulton School of Engineering, jointly advised by Dr. Daliri and Dr. Berisha. My research interests are in signal processing, parameter estimation, time varying signal and system processing, machine learning, etc. I'm currently involved in modelling speech signals. I play my violin or grab a bow and arrow to relax!

Jonathan Dittman (Barrett, the honors college)
Hello, my name is Jonathan Dittman and I am a senior studying Biological Sciences in the Barrett Honors College here at ASU.  I have been working in the Speech and Brain Research Laboratory with Dr. Daliri since June studying speech variability and how it relates to motor learning.  I am interested in Pharmacology and Drug Development and would like to pursue a career in Biotechnology.  During my free time I enjoy taking pictures, playing soccer, and listening to music.

Alexis Higgins (Barrett, the honors college)
My name is Alexis Higgins, or Alli, and I am a senior studying Biological Sciences with a focus in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, and a proud member of Barrett, The Honors College. I am interested in a wide range of neurological topics, and in this lab I focus on behavior and feedback. After graduation from my undergrad, I plan on attending medical school to study neurology and one day hope to be a neurosurgeon. In my free time I am a major cinephile (movie lover) and I like going to concerts and hanging out with my friends.

Shanika Habib
I am a sophomore majoring in Biological Sciences with a focus in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and minoring in Spanish language. I'm hoping to attend medical school and eventually become a psychiatrist. I love being active, so I enjoy working out, playing sports, and hiking!

Brianna Sun
Hello, I'm Brianna Sun, and I am a freshman in Barrett majoring in Biological Sciences with a focus on Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. In the future, I plan to pursue a career as a equine veterinarian. In my free time, I enjoy reading, running, and playing piano for my pets.