Steven W. Flavell, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator
Associate Professor

The Picower Insitute for Learning Memory
MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Office: 46-4243
Phone: (617) 715-2605
Profiles: PubMed / Google Scholar / LinkedIn

Postdoctoral Associates

  • Cassi Estrem
    Cassi Estrem Postdoctoral Associate

    Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Colorado School of Medicine

    B.A., Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology University of Colorado Boulder

  • Saba Baskoylu
    Saba Baskoylu Postdoctoral Associate

    Ph.D., Neuroscience, Brown University​
    B.S., Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Sabanci University

  • Sreeparna Pradhan
    Sreeparna Pradhan Postdoctoral Associate

    Ph.D., Neuroscience, McGill University
    MSc., Neuroscience, McGill University
    Integrated BSc.-MSc., Biotechnology, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata

  • Ugur Dag
    Ugur Dag Postdoctoral Associate

    Ph.D., HHMI Janelia Research Campus / University of Vienna
    M.S., Yeditepe University, Turkey
    B.S., Yeditepe University, Turkey

  • Yung-Chi Huang
    Yung-Chi Huang Postdoctoral Associate

    Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, University of Mass. Medical School
    M.S., Microbiology, National Taiwan University
    B.S., Biochemical Science and Technology, National Taiwan University

Graduate Students

  • Adam Atanas
    Adam Atanas PhD Student in Computational and Systems Biology

    B.S. Harvard College

  • Di Kang
    Di Kang PhD Student in Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    M.B.Ch.B. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Gurrein Madan
    Gurrein Madan PhD Student in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    B.A. Swarthmore College

  • Jungsoo Kim
    Jungsoo Kim PhD Student in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    B.S. Cornell University

  • Talya Kramer
    Talya Kramer PhD Student in Biology

    B.A. University of Pennsylvania

Technical Assistants

  • Bohan Meng
    Bohan Meng Technical Assistant

    B.A., Dartmouth College

  • Eric Bueno
    Eric Bueno Technical Assistant

    B.S., University of Connecticut

  • Flossie Keyue Wan
    Flossie Keyue Wan Technical Assistant

    B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison

  • Jinyue Luo
    Jinyue Luo Technical Assistant

    B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Matthew Gomes
    Matthew Gomes Technical Assistant

    B.S., Psychology, Florida State University


  • Katherine Olson
    Katherine Olson Administrative Assistant