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Behavioral Neuroscience

Kathleen Elysia Berkun, Post-Baccalaureate IRTA Fellow

Post-baccalaureate IRTA Fellow

BA.&Sc. Cognitive Science McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Kathleen Elysia is a postbaccalaurate fellow in the Section on Behavioural Neuroscience. She received her BA&Sc. in Cognitive Science with a concentration in Neuroscience from McGill University in 2017. At McGill she was a member of the Biosignal Interaction and Personhood Technology lab run by Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes where she studied neuro-correlates of consciousness. She joined the Section on Behavioral Neuroscience in 2018 and works closely with a postdoc, Dr. Messanvi using a variety of methods and technologies to probe into the functions of the prefrontal cortex and its interaction with the temporal lobe. Outside of research she loves sailing and field hockey.


Messanvi, FN, Perkins MQ, Berkun, K, Chudasama Y. (2018) Segregated cortical and subcortical relays connecting the dorsal hippocampus and prefrontal cortex: a transsyaptic tracing study. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA

Berkun, Kathleen, Azevedo, Nancy, Kehayia, Eva, Blain-Moraes, Stefanie. (2017) Developing and validating a French N400 Event Related Potential Paradigm. 2e Congrés Québécois de recherché en adaptation-réadaptation. Montréal, Québec.

Azevedo, Nancy, Blain-Moraes, Stefanie, Berkun, Kathleen, Papathanasopoulos, Alexandra , Yamani, Leen, Rokos, Alexander, Kehayia, Eva. (2018) Developing and validating a Canadian French N400 Event Related Potential Paradigm. 11th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon. Edmonton, Alberta.