Medicine Health and Society
Mong Zhang is a second year undergraduate student at Vanderbilt University majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society, with a minor in Art History. In the lab, she is currently working with Dr. Lense, helping to analyze speech and looking patterns of high-risk infants in the Infant Study. She hopes to attend medical school and specialize in Pediatrics. In her free time, Mong enjoys playing the violin, going to museums and concerts, and singing.
Neuroscience and Medicine, Health, and Society
Peyton Boyd is a second-year undergraduate at Vanderbilt University who is double majoring in Neuroscience and Medicine, Health, and Society. He recently started working with Dr. Lense to further explore the relationship between the social behaviors of young, developing children and how they interpret various musical qualities including rhythm. He currently plans on applying to medical school after his junior year and hopes to be able to specialize within the pediatric field. When not in the lab, Peyton loves to perform musical theatre, watch movies, and explore the Nashville area with his friends!
Brett Koolik is a third-year undergraduate at Vanderbilt who is majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He recently joined the lab and will be working on the Infant Study. He plans on taking a gap year after his senior year before applying to medical school. He is a fun, collaborative, energetic thinker. He is an accomplished singer songwriter/producer and manages the Curb recording studios. Brett enjoys playing basketball, soccer, and going to the beach.
Jonathan Liu is a first-year undergraduate student at Vanderbilt University planning to double-major in Neuroscience and Music with a minor in Medicine, Health, and Society. He recently joined the lab and will be working on the online prosody test. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys playing the clarinet, going on nature treks, and spending time with his friends.