Our Team


Kiyohito (Kyo) Iigaya

Principal Investigator (Assistant Professor)


Kyo Iigaya is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is also affiliated with Neurobiology and Behavior Program and the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience.

Kyo received his Ph.D. from the Department of Physics and the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience (thesis advisor: Stefano Fusi) at Columbia. Kyo was a postdoc at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit (advisor: Peter Dayan) and the Max Planck Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing (advisor: Ray Dolan) at University College London, as well as at Caltech (advisor: John O'Doherty). 


Yasmin Farhan

Graduate Student


Yasmin is a MS student in Computer Science Department. She received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).


Allen Qu

Allen is a programmer. He also works for Patel lab. Allen received a B.A. from Boston University.


Kim Dang

Research Assistant


Kim is a Research Assistant. She received B.A. in Neuroscience from Boston University.