Our Experts

The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.


Dr. Kellie Tamashiro

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine

I am interested in how environmental manipulations during development, specifically the intrauterine and early postnatal environments, influence offspring.

Dr. Mengnan Tian

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience
School of Medicine

The goal of my research is to understand molecular and cellular mechanisms of brain function, and utilize this knowledge to improve human life.

Dr. Linda Tsantis

Associate Professor
School of Education

My research focuses on use of evidence-based consultative and reflecting coaching to support instructional skills and to increase performance mastery, to create technology-enhanced learning activities/solutions to maximize and equalize the learning process, to promote shared expertise through collaborative learning communities.

Dr. Kyrana Tsapkini

Instructor, Department of Neurology
School of Medicine

I am interested in brain reorganization for language and language impairments.