Isabella Lalena

Isabella Lalena

Isabella Lalena

Graduate Research Assistant

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Neuroimaging, brain stimulation, brain-computer interfaces

Isabella Lalena is a doctoral student in the Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience program, under the guidance of Dr. Thompson. She graduated from George Mason University in 2019 with a B.S. in Psychology & Neuroscience. As an undergraduate, she digitally reconstructed neurons in 3D for the NeuroMorpho database, for which she received the Outstanding Neuroscience Senior Award. Her current research interests include neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI) and brain stimulation (e.g., TMS) techniques, as well as brain-computer interfaces. As a graduate student, she has been involved in various clubs and organizations, including Students in Neuroscience (SiN), Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization (NGSO), and CBN Writing Group. 


Courses Taught

PSYC 373: Biopsychology Laboratory 


BS Psychology & Neuroscience, George Mason University, 2019