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The Coffin Lab includes graduate students, research technicians, undergraduate students, and high school interns. Everyone works together to advance our understanding of the cellular basis of hearing and to develop protective therapies.

Dr. Allison Coffin

Allison Coffin, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

allison.coffin [at]


Noel Smith, BS

BS Neuroscience & Biology

Lab Manager & Research Technician

Coty Jasper, MS












PhD student, Neuroscience

Rikeem Sholes, MS









PhD student, School of Biological Sciences

Isabella Moreno-Stedman, BS
















BS Neuroscience

Research Technician

Leila Farbod

Undergraduate Researcher, Neuroscience

Isabela Honsowetz

Undergraduate Researcher, Neuroscience

Bella Williams


Undergraduate Researcher, Art

Jadyn Pahlka


Undergraduate Researcher, Biology

Sabrina Koh, BS

Graduate Student, Neuroscience

Research Technician

Melvin Garcia

Undergraduate Researcher, Neuroscience