Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience
Andrew is a doctoral student in the Integrative Neuroscience program, working with Dan Margoliash. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music composition, with a minor in philosophy. He then completed postbaccalaureate studies in biology, cognitive science, and systems science. Andrew worked at Oregon Health & Science University for three years, assisting in research on attention, executive function, emotional regulation, and translational neuroeconomics.
Andrew is interested in the neurobiological mechanisms of valuation, especially regarding species-typical preferences and the development of individual differences. He applies neuroethological methods in his research, using a songbird model system, with a focus on song learning and mate choice.