Complex Dynamics Awardees

Congratulations to our 2020 Undergraduate Awardees: 

Lucy Core, McGill University
supervisor: Robert Zatorre, McGill University
project: The influence of auditory perception skills on motor learning

William Ozell Landry, University of Montreal
supervisor: Nicolas Cermakian, McGill University
project: The interaction of internal immune activation and circadian rhythm disruption on the mouse brain microglial environment

Prisca Hsu, University of Western Ontario
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, University of Western Ontario 
project: The role of rhythmic entrainment in motor rehabilitation interventions

Lee Whitehorne, McGill University
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Perceptual and production biases in synchronization 

Congratulations to our 2019-20 Graduate Awardees:

Sebastian Andric, McGill University
supervisor: Sylvain Baillet, McGill University
project: Computational models of active inference in oscillatory brain networks

Manda Fischer, University of Toronto
supervisor: Claude Alain, University of Toronto 
project: Does everyday auditory experience facilitate memory guided attention? 

Lucas Klein, McMaster University 
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University 
project: The neural correlates and predictive utility of auditory information in joint musical performance

Jonas Lehnert, McGill University 
supervisor: Anmar Khadra, McGill University 
project: Modelling neuronal network dynamics in the Hypothalamus

Jesse Pazdera, McMaster University 
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University 
project: Modelling the dynamics of rhythmic development

Tomy Aumont, University of Montreal
supervisor: Julie Carrier, University of Montreal
project: Nighttime dynamics of cerebral functional connectivity in sleep spindles

Niklas Brake, McGill University
supervisor: Anmar Khadra, McGill University
project: Dynamics of electrical excitability in Purkinje cells

Debanjan Borthakur, McMaster University
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
project: Dynamics of nonverbal human interaction

Ben Gold, McGill University
supervisor: Robert Zatorre, McGill University
project: Complex dynamics of music perception, brain, and behaviour

Joshua Hoddinott, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Role of gamma oscillations in auditory perceptual feature binding

Laurent Jutras-Dube, McGill University
supervisor: Paul Francois, McGill University
project: Role of criticality in patterning during embryo development

David Prete, McMaster University
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
project: Dynamics of information flow between auditory cortex and brainstem

Kristi von Handorf, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Neural mechanisms of rhythmic auditory stimulation on Parkinson's

Laurent MacKay, McGill University
supervisor: Anmar Khadra, McGill University
project: Cytoskeletal reorganization and adhesion dynamics in neuronal motility

Shannon Wright, McGill University
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Influence of circadian rhythms in human movement

Harry Glickman, McGill University 
supervisor: Sylvain Baillet, McGill University 
project: Personalized neuromodulation strategies for cognitive rehabilitation

Chantal Carrillo, McMaster University 
supervisor: Laurel Trainor
project: Auditory timing deficits in children with developmental coordination disorder

Shashank Srikanta, McGill University 
supervisor: Nicolas Cermakian, McGill University 
project: The role of deubiquitinase USP2 in the response of the circadian clock to light

Mehrgol Tiv, McGill University 
supervisor: Debra Titone, McGill University 
project: Assessing bilingual social networks and how they relate to online text comprehension 

Congratulations to our 2019-20 Postdoctoral Awardees:

Valentin Begel, McGill University 
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University 
project: Enhancing synchronization through social interaction

Christina der Nederlanden, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Entrainment of neural oscillations to speech and song rhythms in infancy

Mor Regev, McGill University 
supervisor: Robert Zatorre, McGill University 
project: Auditory imagery facilitation by rhythmic motion 

Congratulations to our 2019 Undergraduate Awardees:

Sebastian Andric, McGill UniversitySebastian Andric
supervisor: Sylvain Baillet, McGill University
project: Possible frameworks for a computational model of phase-amplitude coupling in neural oscillations


Kathya Carrier, Université de MontréalKathya Carrier
supervisor: Isabelle Peretz, Université de Montréal
project: Sensorimotor synchronization in early- and late-trained musicians


Joshua McGillivray, McMaster UniversityJoshua McGillivray
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
project: A machine learning approach for detection of mismatch negativity event-related potentials in individual infants


Eléonore Scholler, McGill UniversityEleonore Scholler
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Quantifying recurrences in phase space trajectories of interpersonal synchronization


Congratulations to our 2018 Undergraduate Summer Awardees:

Shaila BrahmbhattShaila Brahmbhatt, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Gait dynamics in Parkinson's disease


Jonas Lehnert, McGill UniversityJonas Lehnert
supervisor: Anmar Khadra, McGill University
project: Neuronal Dynamics of Hypothalamic Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Neurons 


Kathy Tam, McGill UniversityKathy Tam
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Modulation of Action Coordination by Natural Movement Rates and Musical Training


Luc Wilson, McGill UniversityLuc Wilson
supervisor: Sylvain Baillet, McGill University
project: Transcranial current stimulation effects on polyrhythmic brain activity


Congratulations to our 2018-19 Graduate Awardees:

Tomy Aumont, University of Montreal
supervisor: Julie Carrier, University of Montreal
project: Nighttime dynamics of cerebral functional connectivity in sleep spindles

Niklas Brake, McGill University
supervisor: Anmar Khadra, McGill University
project: Dynamics of electrical excitability in Purkinje cells

Debanjan Borthakur, McMaster University
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
project: Dynamics of nonverbal human interaction

Ben Gold, McGill University
supervisor: Robert Zatorre, McGill University
project: Complex dynamics of music perception, brain, and behaviour

Joshua Hoddinott, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Role of gamma oscillations in auditory perceptual feature binding

Laurent Jutras-Dube, McGill University
supervisor: Paul Francois, McGill University
project: Role of criticality in patterning during embryo development

David Prete, McMaster University
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
project: Dynamics of information flow between auditory cortex and brainstem

Kristi von Handorf, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Neural mechanisms of rhythmic auditory stimulation on Parkinson's

Laurent MacKay, McGill University
supervisor: Anmar Khadra, McGill University
project: Cytoskeletal reorganization and adhesion dynamics in neuronal motility

Shannon Wright, McGill University
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Influence of circadian rhythms in human movement

Simon Dobri, University of Toronto
supervisor: Bernhard Ross, University of Toronto
project: Auditory-motor interactions in beat perception

Sarah Ferraro, Concordia University
supervisor: Shimon Amir, Concordia University
project: Circadian model of social, learning, and memory deficits in rodents

Rebecca Scheurich, McGill University
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Neural mechanisms supporting rate flexibility in rhythmic behaviours

Congratulations to our 2018-19 Postdoctoral Awardees:

Daniel Cameron, McMaster University
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University
project: Neural mechanisms supporting rate flexibility in rhythmic behaviours

Christina der Nederlanden, Western University
supervisor: Jessica Grahn, Western University
project: Entrainment of neural oscillations to speech and song rhythms in infancy

Pauline Tranchant, McGill University
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University
project: Neural bases of joint coordination in skilled and novice populations

Congratulations to our 2017-18 Graduate Awardees:

Simon Dobri, University of Toronto
supervisor: Bernhard Ross, University of Toronro
project: Auditory-motor interactions in beat perception

Sarah Ferraro, Concordia University 
supervisor: Shimon Amir, Concordia University 
project: Circadian characterization of a VPA-induced model of social, learning, and memory deficits in rodents

Effie Pereira, McGill University
supervisor: Jelena Ristic, McGill University 
project: Linking behavioural and neural oscillations in attention with real-world functional outcomes

Hector Orozco-Perez, McMaster University 
supervisor: Laurel Trainor, McMaster University 
project: Directional information flow between the brains of pianists playing together

Rebecca Scheurich, McGill University 
supervisor: Caroline Palmer, McGill University 
project: Neural mechanisms supporting rate flexibility of rhythmic behaviours