Our Team

Principal Investigator

Joseph Zak


Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences


B.S., University of Michigan

Ph.D., University of Colorado

Postdoc, Harvard University


jdzak@uic.edu | Google Scholar | Twitter | CV

Students and Fellows

Viabhav Konanur

Postdoctoral Fellow


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Neuroscience

Eyerusalem Haile

Post-baccalaureate Fellow


B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Neuroscience

Amit Somalwar

Post-baccalaureate Fellow


B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Neuroscience

Undergraduate Students

Ephratha Mulugeta

Undergraduate Student


Biochemistry and Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Monica Rogalski

Undergraduate Student


Molecular and Cellular Biology, Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Interested in joining our team?

We are recruiting at all levels. Please send a statement of interest and C.V. to jdzak@uic.edu.