- Principal Investigator, Dynamic Social Cognition Lab
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Gaurav Patel MD/PhD is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University and a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He received his MD and PhD at Washington University School of Medicine with Maurizio Corbetta and Larry Snyder. He then completed his psychiatry residency at Columbia University, continuing his PhD work with Vincent Ferrera. Afterwards he completed a T32 research fellowship with Daniel Javitt and has now joined the faculty at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. For his work, Gaurav has received a number of awards, including a NARSAD Young Investigator Award in 2015, a K23 Career Development Award in 2016, and a David Mahoney Neuroimaging Award from the Dana Foundation in 2017.
- Principal Investigator, Iigaya Lab
- Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)
Kyo Iigaya PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is also affiliated with the Neurobiology and Behavior Program, Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute.
Kyo received his Ph.D. from the Physics Department and the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience at Columbia (thesis advisor: Stefano Fusi). Kyo was a postdoc at University College London (the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit and the Max Planck Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing. advisor: Peter Dayan, Ray Dolan) and Caltech (advisor: John O'Doherty).