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Research Laboratory Specialists

Joseph Barden
Joseph Barden
Research Laboratory Specialist

jrbarden@umich.edu   LinkedIn  

Joe joined the Mattis lab at its inception in 2022. Hailing from Livonia, MI, he completed his B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Cellular & Molecular Biology at Albion College in 2013. Since then, he has worked as a technician and manager in multiple labs at the University of Michigan, each with a focus on neurobiology. His greatest non-scientific passion has always been music, and he enjoys occasional piano gigs around southeast Michigan.


Technicians

Julia Kravchenko
Julia Kravchenko
Technician

jkravche@umich.edu  

Julia joined the Mattis Lab after graduating in 2022 with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a double minor in History of Medicine & Health and Medieval and Early Modern Studies from the University of Michigan. In her undergraduate years, she worked on studying addiction mechanisms in the ventral pallidum, and was briefly involved in respiratory neuroscience. In her free time, she can be found rating Ann Arbor coffee shops, watching terrible movies, and powerlifting.


Undergraduates

Nagham Eldroubi
Nagham Eldroubi
Undergraduate Student

naghame@umich.edu  

Nagham joined the lab as a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan, where she is studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and minoring in Medical Anthropology. After graduating, she hopes to attend medical school and pursue a career as a physician. Nagham enjoys playing tennis, reading poetry, and learning new recipes during her free time.


Rida Qureshi
Rida Qureshi
Undergraduate Student

ridaq@umich.edu  

Rida joined the lab as a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan, where she is studying Philosophy and Neuroscience on the pre med track. Previously, she worked in a quality improvement study as a research assistant at U of M’s department of pulmonary and critical care. Outside of work and school, Rida enjoys writing, learning random conspiracy theories, and running.


Joseph Barden
Joseph Barden
Research Laboratory Specialist

jrbarden@umich.edu   LinkedIn  

Joe joined the Mattis lab at its inception in 2022. Hailing from Livonia, MI, he completed his B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Cellular & Molecular Biology at Albion College in 2013. Since then, he has worked as a technician and manager in multiple labs at the University of Michigan, each with a focus on neurobiology. His greatest non-scientific passion has always been music, and he enjoys occasional piano gigs around southeast Michigan.


Nagham Eldroubi
Nagham Eldroubi
Undergraduate Student

naghame@umich.edu  

Nagham joined the lab as a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan, where she is studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and minoring in Medical Anthropology. After graduating, she hopes to attend medical school and pursue a career as a physician. Nagham enjoys playing tennis, reading poetry, and learning new recipes during her free time.


Julia Kravchenko
Julia Kravchenko
Technician

jkravche@umich.edu  

Julia joined the Mattis Lab after graduating in 2022 with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a double minor in History of Medicine & Health and Medieval and Early Modern Studies from the University of Michigan. In her undergraduate years, she worked on studying addiction mechanisms in the ventral pallidum, and was briefly involved in respiratory neuroscience. In her free time, she can be found rating Ann Arbor coffee shops, watching terrible movies, and powerlifting.


Rida Qureshi
Rida Qureshi
Undergraduate Student

ridaq@umich.edu  

Rida joined the lab as a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan, where she is studying Philosophy and Neuroscience on the pre med track. Previously, she worked in a quality improvement study as a research assistant at U of M’s department of pulmonary and critical care. Outside of work and school, Rida enjoys writing, learning random conspiracy theories, and running.