Members

Principal Investigator

Bang-Bon Koo, Ph.D. ( bbkoo@bu.edu)

Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology, BUSM
Faculty, National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratory, BU

 

 

 

 

 


Staff Member

Lab Manager

Chia Hsin (Jasmine) Cheng, B.A. 

Jasmine Cheng obtained her bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Boston University. She is now working on multiple projects using novel diffusion MRI measures to study the etiologies behind chronic neuroinflammation. She is also the lab manager of BIL, reach out to Jasmine (chiahsin@bu.edu) for inquiries about research collaboration and Opportunities.

 

 

 

 


Research Fellows

Guan Yi, Ph.D. Candidate 

Guan Yi obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto in Canada, and a Master of Science degree from the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, BUSM, in the year 2020. Her main research interests are neuroimaging techniques and neurodegenerative diseases. She is currently working on a project to build automated machine learning classifiers for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease using large imaging datasets.

 

 

 


Graduate Research Assistants

Varuna Jasodanand (She/Her), Ph.D. Candidate

After obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College in 2020, Varuna worked as a neuroimaging analyst at the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center. She is now a first year PhD student in the BU Behavioral Neuroscience Program and is interested in leveraging novel neuroimaging techniques and statistical modeling to evaluate how neuropsychiatric disorders might accelerate brain aging.

 

 

 

 

Kathakoli Sengupta

Kathakoli Sengupta is currently pursuing MS in Artificial Intelligence at Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, BU. Her research interests include Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Computer Vision and Data Science. She is currently working on Abeta level prediction from brain MRI scans.

 

 

 

 

 


Undergraduate Research Assistants

Esther Choi

Esther Choi is a Computer Science major in the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston University. She is interested in machine learning and working with AI. In her free time, Esther likes to hang out with friends, exercise, read, and play/listen to music. 

 

 

 

 

 

Yongjun Lu

Yongjun Lu is an undergraduate student majoring in biomedical engineering. She is currently working on the brain surface registration and modeling an aging pattern to analyze large brain imaging dataset. In her free time, she likes to watch movies and play sports.

 

 

 

 

 

Sriman Narain

Sriman Narain is an undergraduate in Boston University’s Seven-Year Liberal Arts/Medical Education Program. He is interested in neuroscience and Alzheimer’s Disease. He hopes to pursue neuroradiology in medical school and is currently minoring in Psychology. In his free time, he enjoys reading, practicing archery, playing games, and traveling.

 

 

 


Alumni

Khlifa Alnaim (Masters program, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

Christian Arthur (Biomedical engineering, Boston University)

Weifan Chen (M.S. in Artificial Intelligence, Boston University)

Cosmin Ciausu (Medical Image Computing Lead Engineer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital)

Yashvardhan Das (Data scientist, Staples Inc., Boston)

Shuyi Fan (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Wendy Guo (College of Medicine, University of Florida)

Chengyang (Henry) He (M.S. in Computer Science, Boston University)

Jason Hong (Software engineer, Walmart HQ)

Beau Horenberger (Software engineer, Motorola Solutions, Boston. MA)

Xushan Hu (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Ruei-Yang Huang (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Yunjie Huang (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Luis Ivey (M.S. candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Jennifer (Jena) Jordahl (M.S. candidate in Artificial Intelligence, Boston University)

Prinjali Kalyan (Biomedical engineering, Boston University)

Woosik Kim (Military Service, ROKMC)

Sophia Koo (Neuroscience, Boston University)

Evgeniia Kozlova (Biomedical Engineering, Boston University)

Maria Lazou (Biomedical engineering, Boston University)

Tiffany Leung (B.A. in Hospitality Administration, Boston University)

Yu Lu (Human Physiology, Boston University)

Tiam Moradi (Intern at a startup company)

Junny Myung (Biomedical Engineering, Boston University)

Meenakshi Pavithran (M.S. candidate in computer engineering, Boston University)

Bowen Qin (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Minseok Sakong (Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Leonardo Seoane (M.S. in Artificial Intelligence, Boston University)

Zihao Shen (M.S. candidate in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Tian Tan (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Kevin Vogt-Lowell (M.S. candidate in Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Lia Weil (B.S. in Biology, Boston University)

Kassandra Wu (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Boston University)

Kangxian Xie (M.S. in Computer Science, Boston University)

Qingyang (Stephanie) Xu (M.S. in Computer Science, Boston University)

Sichao Yu (M.S. in Artificial Intelligence, Boston University)

Yingqi Zhang (Masters program, Boston University)

Yiwen Zhang (Biomedical Engineering, Boston University)

Zhaowen Zhou (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University)


Visiting Scholars/External collaborators

Samantha Calderazzo (Boston University School of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. candidate)

Zhaoze Wang (Computer Engineering, Boston University)

Clara Zundel (Boston GWIC)