March 3rd, 2020

Alex won the Human Physiology department Shapiro Family Scholarship Award! Congratulations Alex!

October 25th, 2019

Kelsey and Ryan did a great job presenting their SFN posters in Chicago this year! Check out their posters below!

Ryan’s poster 

Kelsey’s poster

September 14th, 2019

Had a great lab surfing trip with the Greenhouse lab to finish up the summer! What a great group!

August 8th, 2019

Our summary feature is out for Nick’s eNeuro article! Check it out here!



June 14th, 2019

Nicki’s feature article is out in eLife today!


May  22nd, 2019

Nick’s paper is featured in Around the O! Top story!

May  20th, 2019

Nick’s new paper out in eNeuro today!


February 16th, 2019


Successful Lab skiing trip and post-skiing Hop Valley celebration!


January 17th, 2019

Nicki and Ian were interviewed for this quarter’s Eugene PD support group newsletter. Check it out here!

October 31st, 2018

We are headed to San Diego for SFN! Check out Nick’s awesome poster on Saturday afternoon, V10! You can download the pdf here.




September 7th, 2018


Lab camping was a great success!

June 5th, 2018

More press for our recent paper!

Medical News Today

May 30th, 2018

Our project (completed during Nicki’s postdoc at UCSF) is on the front page of (for now at least)! Excited to be part of such exciting work!

May 14th, 2018

Check out our write up in Around the O! They came to learn about our recent article and future directions!

May 11th, 2018

Journal of Neural Engineering did a press release for our article and it was picked up by a few places. Check it out below!

Medical Physics Web


Medical Press

May 9th, 2018

Our newest article is out in Journal of Neural Engineering! It is a proof of principle demonstration of closed loop DBS. We showed energy savings with no decrease in clinical efficacy. Exciting and promising approach!


May 3rd, 2018

Around the O came to do a photoshoot in our lab. Some fun pictures from it!





April 11th, 2018

Our lab participated in National Biomechanics Day! We did a EEG demo for 150 highschool students. Special thanks to Nick, Ryan, and Kathryn for helping out and to Robert our volunteer!


April 9th, 2018

Our paper was accepted to Journal of Neural Engineering and selected for a press release! More info soon!


March 8th, 2018

University of Oregon interviewed me to promote our recent piece out in PNAS which helps conferences be more inclusive to parents and narrow the gender gap. Ready the story here!



March 5th, 2018

Nicki is proud to be a co-author (part of the working group) on this new paper out in PNAS, which provides guidance for how conferences can better support parents (especially mothers) with childcare options and support.


from Calisi et al, 2018 PNAS

February 6th, 2018

Check out this summary of this cool article out in Nature communications today. Nicki  was interviewed for her expert opinion.



February 1st, 2018

Our EEG system and lab space are operational! Thanks to Ian our volunteer and our excited and hard working research assistants!

February 1st, 2018

Nicki’s article came out in Journal of Neurosurgery today and is featured as the cover art. Check it out!

And thanks for the shout out from UCSF neurosurgery!



December 6th, 2017

We were chosen for the “cover story” for our Journal of Neurosurgery paper! Keep your eyes peeled for the Feb 2018 edition and check out our art below.


November 16th, 2017

Nicki presented at a press conference at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington DC!


And a few places actually picked up the story!:

Med Page Today

Technology Networks


November 2nd, 2017

Come visit Nicki’s poster at SFN 2017 in Washington DC on Sunday afternoon- 211.21!

Also, she will be presenting at the Brain Stimulation press conference on Tuesday afternoon!