University of Otago

Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
Wickliffe C. Abraham Graham V. Goddard (post-doc), Joanna M. Williams (collaborator)
Joseph T. AltobelliZoology, Biology, Behavior Ecology
Yousif Alyousif20092010 Colin H. Brown (grad student)
Rachael A. Augustine2010 Colin H. Brown (post-doc)
Rachel BarrMemory, Infant & Child Media Harlene Hayne (grad student)
Rishi BhardwajVision, binocular vision, optometry Psychology20062009 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student), Jeff O. Miller (grad student)
Shane Gregory BlackburnVisual perception, Kinetic depth effect Psychology19902011 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student)
Laura J BoddingtonSystems Neuroscience, Motor and Sensory, Stroke Anatomy20132017 John N. Reynolds (grad student)
Colin H. Brown
Nick ChandlerVisual illusions, Endodontics
Brian R. ChristieNeuroscience, Hippocampus, Synaptic Plasticity, Neurogenesis, exercise19891992 Wickliffe C. Abraham (grad student)
Ana M. Claasensynaptic plasticity, alzheimer\'s disease, local protein synthesis, translation regulation, proteomics2008 Joanna M. Williams (grad student), Warren P. Tate (grad student)
Andrew Clarksonstroke, neural plasticity, GABA
Michael ColomboNeural Basis of Learning and Memory
Emily S. Crossaction perception, action execution, motor imagery, dance Elizabeth A. Franz (grad student)
John F Cutfield
Cyril Dejeanbasal ganglia
James R. E. DignanVisual perception, size preception, perception of visual angle Psychology19951997 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student)
Jennifer Do20082009 Colin H. Brown (grad student)
Thomas W. ElstonElectrophysiology, Cognitive neuroscience, Dopaminergic signalling, Schizophrenia 2014 David K. Bilkey (grad student)
Ruth Empson
Matteo Paolo FerlaBiochemistry, Bioinformatics, synthetic biology Biochemistry20102015 Wayne Michael Patrick (grad student)
Elizabeth A. Franzneural mechanisms of complex action
Steve Gallagherdecision making, signal detection theory, behavoural detection, learning design Andrew Davison (grad student)
Susan J. GalvinVisual perception, Blur preception
Kate GodfreyDepression, TMS Psychology Psychology Blake Porter (grad student), David K. Bilkey (grad student)
Donovan Garth GovanVisual perception Psychology20042007 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student), Liana Machado (grad student), Susan J. Galvin (grad student), Robert P. O'Shea (grad student)
Todd GraciaVisual illusions, size perception in dentistry20032006 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student), Nick Chandler (grad student)
Su Young Han20102013 Colin H. Brown (grad student)
Malcolm HandleyVision, binocular vision Psychology19981999 Robert P. O'Shea (research assistant)
Michael HawkenVisual system John I. Hubbard (grad student)
Harlene Hayne
Chris J. Heathmedical education Edward G. Jones (grad student)
John I. HubbardSynaptic Transmission
Kana Imuta Damian Scarf (grad student), Harlene Hayne (grad student)
Bradley Jamieson
Natalie Joe20112013 Colin H. Brown (grad student)
Jeremy T. KennardSynaptic plasticity20022008 Wickliffe C. Abraham (grad student), Joanna M. Williams (grad student)
Jason N D KerrCellular physiology, sensory systems, population imaging19941998 Jeff R. Wickens (grad student)
Liana MachadoEye movements, motor control, cognitive psychology, attention
Robert MillerSchizophrenia, dopamine, basal ganglia
Mahsa Moaddab2010 Colin H. Brown (grad student)
Robert G K MunnHippocampus, Entorhinal Cortex, Place Cells, Grid Cells, Episodic Memory, Anxiety David K. Bilkey (grad student)
Linda MurdochVision, Women’s and Children’s Health
Raghavendra Y. NagarajaBasal Ganglia
Takashi NakanoBasal ganglia, Synaptic plasticity, Reinforcement learning Jeff R. Wickens (post-doc)
Robert P. O'SheaVision, vision research, binocular vision, visual consciousness, cognitive neuroscience
Wayne Michael Patrick Biochemistry John F Cutfield (research assistant)
Hrishikesh Pattabhiraman
Richard Pietsynaptic transmission
Blake PorterNeural mechanisms of quitting and self control, network interactions, learning and memory, in vivo electrophysiology2014 David K. Bilkey (grad student)
Clarke Raymondmemory Wickliffe C. Abraham (grad student)
Rajneesh RoyVisual illusions, Endodontics20062007 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student), Nick Chandler (grad student)
Damian ScarfComparative cognition Harlene Hayne (post-doc)
Victoria Scott20062013 Colin H. Brown (post-doc)
Alexander J. Seymour2013 Colin H. Brown (grad student)
Jonathan ShemmellMotor system, Stroke rehabilitation, Corticospinal excitability
Jason D. ShepherdAMPA receptor trafficking, synaptic plasticity, learning and memory, experience-dependent plasticity, Arc, Autism20022003 Wickliffe C. Abraham (research assistant)
Abigail SquireVision research, Visual perception, Blur preception19961997 Robert P. O'Shea (grad student)
Paul SzyszkaNeuroscience, Neuroethology, Olfaction, Learning and Memory, Insects, Honey bees, Drosophila
Warren P. Tatesynaptic plasticity, memory, protein synthesis
Ryan D. WardBehavioral neuroscience, psychology
Jeff R. WickensBasal Ganglia19801980 Robert Miller (grad student)
Joanna M. Williamssynaptic plasticity Wickliffe C. Abraham (grad student), Warren P. Tate (grad student)