James is a PhD student in the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) program at UMD in the lab of Dr. Katrina MacLeod. He currently studies the chick auditory brainstem, working to understand the biophysical features that underlie the heterogeneous phenotypes and temporal properties in sound intensity circuits and inhibitory populations. He has his BA in Biology from Binghamton University in 2016.

James Baldassano