Student Liaisons

Neuroscience and Behavior student liaisons are neuroscience and behavior majors who are available to answer general questions students may have about the Program in Neuroscience and Behavior, about the major, about courses, and events. All students should feel free to contact a neuroscience and behavior liaison who will either answer your question or point you to someone who can help you.

Mahima Poreddy '18

Hi! I am a Neuroscience and Behavior major with a five college certificate in Culture, Health, and Science. I work in Professor McMenimen's lab in the Biochemistry department studying small heat shock proteins, which are molecular chaperones that stabilize proteins and prevent aggregation. I am also on the pre-med track and I am passionate about public health and environmental justice. Get in touch with any questions you may have! Contact Mahima.

Isabelle Kim '18

Hello! My name is Isabelle Kim, and I'm a Neuroscience and Behavior major and Philosophy minor on the pre-med track. I have been working in Mara Breen's lab studying language processing and speech comprehension since my first year at Mount Holyoke. Feel free to contact me with questions about the major, research, or any other Mount Holyoke pursuit! Contact Isabelle.

Nyemadeh Harris '18

Hello! My name is Nyema (pronounced nee-ma) and I am a senior this year. I am a Neuroscience and Behavior major and Chinese minor, and I am currently on the pre-vet track. I'm also a Bio 230 PLUMS Mentor and I studied abroad in China during the spring semester of my junior year. Come talk to me if you have any questions! Contact Nyema.

Robin Graney '18

Hey! I’m Robin, I am a neuroscience and behavior major and I ride for the Mount Holyoke Western Team. This past summer I was abroad in Ireland studying sleep paralysis at NUI Galway with Dr. Jonathan Egan. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about Neuroscience or anything else you’re curious about. Contact Robin.

Heaven Hodge '18

Hello! My name is Heaven Hodge and I am a neuroscience and behavior major. I currently work for the Division of Student Life. In the past, I have conducted research with Professor Haydon in the RADLab (Relationships, Attachment & Development). A lot of the work I do on campus whether extracurricular or academic is surrounded around why people act in the ways they do. Please feel free to contact me with any questions :) Contact Heaven.

Hannah Ticheli '19

Hello! My name is Hannah and I'm a current Neuroscience and Behavior major as well as a French minor. I am starting work in Rebecca Spencer's lab at UMass this fall, which focuses on the role of sleep in cognitive and motor functioning. I am also endlessly fascinated by the intersection of brain function and language development and acquisition. Feel free to contact me with any questions! Contact Hannah.