People

Heien Lab 2022

From left to right: Andrea Hamilton, Chidiebere Ogbu, Dr. M. Leandro Heien, Dr. Blake Seaton, Nathan Weintraub

M. Leandro Heien

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Andrea Hamilton

B.S. in Chemistry from Truman State University (2019)

My research focuses on understanding dopamine release in response to different stimulation parameters. In my free time, I like to play volleyball, bike, bake, and be outdoors.

Nathan Weintraub

B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology from The University of Arizona (2017)
My research focuses on developing new instrumentation and software to improve how we measure dopamine and other neurotransmitters in the brain using electrochemical techniques. I enjoy hiking, rock climbing, and playing tennis. 

Chidiebere Ogbu

Imani Ralf

Pedro Juarez

Heien Lab Alumni

Dr. Blake Seaton
2022

Dr. Cat Kramer
2018

Dr. Chris Atcherley
2014

Dr. Chenxi Liu
2021

Dr. Kate Parent
2017

Dr. James Siegenthaler
2020

Dr. Adam Meier
2017

Dr. Taylor Gee
2020

Dr. Nick Laude,
2015

Dr. Drew Farrell
2019

Dr. Rich Vreeland
2015

Time to a PhD in the Heien Lab

4.98 ± 0.93 years (mean ± SD, n = 11), median = 4.88 years

PhD Graduation rate = 100% (n = 11)*

*one student switched labs and obtained a PhD (not included in the 11)

Past Group Photos