• Yannick Marchalant
    Yannick Marchalant, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator):
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology/Neuroscience Program at Central Michigan University.
    • B.Sc University of Caen, France Biochemistry/Biology Major (1998)
    • M.Sc University of Caen, France Neuroscience and Immunology (2000)
    • Ph.D. University of Caen, France Neuroscience (2004)
    • Post-doctoral training (Pr Gary Wenk) University of Arizona and The Ohio State University (2004-2008)
    • Research Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University (2008-2010)
    • Marie-Curie Researcher (IRG), Aix-Marseille University/CNRS UMR 7259, France (2010-2014)
    • * Passionate about brain aging, behavior and pharmacology (and rugby...)

  • Eric Petersen
    John Andraka:
    John holds a PT degree from Drexler Univeristy. He obtained his M.S. in Neuroscience in the summer of 2018. He is following on his Ph.D looking at the influence of dietary modification (notably krill oil) on normal aging (co-directed with Dr Naveen Sharma at CMU). Open his faculty bio
  • William Medendorp
    Joshua Keene:
    Josh graduated from Michigan State University in 2013 with a B.A. in Psychology. He joined the Experimental Psychology Program at CMU in 2015 and obtained his M.S. in the Spring of 2018. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Dr. Kevin Park's lab and mine on the influence of systemic inflammation on AD's progression.
  • Akash Pal
    Rebecca Peters:
    Rebecca graduated from CMU in 2019. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in the Experimental Program in Psychology at CMU. She is studying the effect of microglia priming in Alzheimer’s disease progression.

Under Graduate

  • Anna Clarke
  • Kathryn Parker
  • Shannon Vaughen
  • Sara Boufakhreddine
  • Rachel Dvorak

Past Lab Members

  • Lauren Madsen, M.S. Neuroscience 2019
  • Lauren Guentert
  • Anna Bruins
  • George Sawaya III
  • Lindsey Ginster
  • Tiana Taylor
  • Emily Hickman
  • Alexandria Clement
  • Britanny Grannett
  • Emily Crombez
  • Rachel Wilson
  • Connor Pryde
  • Brianna McCrary
  • Luke Cersosimo
  • Marisha Schwab
  • Paige Bailey
  • Allison Kunz
  • Emily Hanlon
  • Jonathan Harroon
  • Kairlyn Robertson
  • Alexandria Walters