Research Specialists

Zahra

Zahra M. Dhanerawala

B.Sc.
Research Specialist
Joined June 2018
Zahra is a Research Specialist working in the Wang lab as part of BRAIN COGS at Princeton University. She joined the lab after completing her B.Sc. at Simmons College and senior thesis work at Harvard Medical School. She is interested in using viral tracing, microscopy, and computational approaches to study whole brain morphology and connectivity in rodents.
Dafina Pacuku

Dafina Pacuku

B.Sc.
Research Specialist
Joined January 2018
Dafina is a Rutgers University graduate, with a B.A. in genetics. Her exposure to neuroscience began as an undergraduate, where she served as an assistant to a laboratory at the Brain Health Institute in Piscataway. She currently assists researchers in the Wang lab with various tasks, but mainly she accumulates data by carrying out behavioral experiments and preparing histological slides to be analyzed.  
John Wuethrich

John R. Wuethrich

A.A.
Research Specialist
Joined October 2018
John is a research specialist who is training animals on behavioral tasks to support several Wang lab members.