People

Maria M. Diehl, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Maria received her B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University in 2004 and completed a postbaccalaureate research program at Virginia Tech in 2006. In 2012, she received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, where she studied audiovisual integration of faces and vocalizations in the primate prefrontal cortex in the laboratory of Dr. Lizabeth M. Romanski. Maria completed her postdoctoral training in Dr. Gregory Quirk's lab at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where she studied the neural circuits of active avoidance in rats. The Diehl Lab opened its doors in August 2019 in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kansas State University.

Email: mmdiehl at ksu dot edu / CV

Courses:

Twitter: @DrDiehl_Neuro

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Halle Ness

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Halle joined the lab in September 2023

Capri Hellwig

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Capri joined the lab in September 2023

Maya Anchondo

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Maya joined the lab in September 2023

Taylor Bachtel

Student Research Assistant

Taylor joined the lab in June 2023

Ivy Auletti

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Ivy joined the lab in January 2023

Charlotte Kettler

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Charlotte joined the lab in January 2023

Shannon Ruble

Graduate Student

Shannon joined the lab in July 2022

Cassandra Kramer

Research Assistant

Cassie joined the lab in October 2022

Lexe West

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Lexe joined the lab in August 2022

Former Lab members


Mario Caycedo

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Allison Drouhard

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jyothi Kalarikkal

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Emma Wrampe

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Greg Erickson

Graduate Student

Allison Moser

High school Research Assistant

Ashi Wickramasundara

High school Research Assistant

Alyssa Scott

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Kelly Krehbiel

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jenna Thompson

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Tessa Maze

Research Assistant

Katie Rodriguez

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Sarah Martin

Research Assistant

Felipe Deihle

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jonathan Andrusak

Undergraduate Research Assistant

The Diehl lab is hiring!

We are looking for talented undergraduate and graduate students to join the lab! Contact Dr. Diehl with your CV and interest in the lab at mmdiehl at ksu dot edu.