PEOPLE



DONG LAB

Our cross-disciplinary group develops neuroanatomic and neuroinformatic approaches to understand connectivity patterns in both health and disease.


DIRECTOR

HONG WEI DONG, M.D., Ph.D.

hongweid@mednet.ucla.edu


ASSOCIATE ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

HOURIG HINTIRYAN, Ph.D.

HHintiryan@mednet.ucla.edu


DIRECTOR OF COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE

IAN BOWMAN

ibowman@mednet.ucla.edu


LAB MANAGER

YEJI (ESTHER) YANG

YejiYang@mednet.ucla.edu


PROJECT SCIENTISTS


Nick Foster, Ph.D.
Wet Lab Team

Keivan Moradi, M.D., Ph.D.
Computational Neuroscience Team

Sumit Nanda, Ph.D.
Computational Neuroscience Team

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS


Brian Zingg, Ph.D.
Wet Lab Team

WET LAB TEAM


Chunru Cao
Wet Lab Team

Jennifer Gonzalez
Wet Lab Team

Lin Gou
Wet Lab Team

Mitchell Rudd
Staff Research Associate - Wet Lab Team

Yian Wang
Wet Lab Team

Hanpeng Xu
Wet Lab Team

Bin Zhang
Wet Lab Team

VISITING SCHOLARS


Monica Song
Wet Lab Team

COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE TEAM


Tyler Boesen
Staff Research Associate

Aishwara Dev
Staff Research Associate

Luis Garcia
Programmer

Adriana Gutierrez
Staff Research Associate

Darrick Lo
Staff Research Associate

Hyun-Seung (Christine) Mun
Staff Research Associate

Helen Xue
Lab Assistant

Seita Yamashita
Sr. Research Programmer

FEATURED ALUMNI


Maxwell Bay, Ph.D.
R&D Analyst at The Houston Astros

Kaelan Cotter
Validation engineer at Greenlots

Marina Fayzullina
Ph.D. program, USC School of Pharmacy

Lei Gao
Ph.D. program, Biological Physics, Structure & Design at University of Washington

Kaladhar Mummadi
Software engineer at Adobe

Samantha Serrano, MBA
Senior associate at PwC

Amanda J. Tugangui
Media & Marketing Associate at Transport Group

Suyi Wang, Ph.D.
Software engineer at Amazon

Xinhai Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Autopsy and Neuropathology at Rush Medical College

Muye Zhu, Ph.D.
Software engineer at Google