Ali joined the Allen Institute in 2011 as a member of the Tissue Sectioning team, working on the human and mouse brain atlases. After the completion of the atlases, Ali transitioned to the Neurosurgery & Behavior team and gained expertise in murine neurosurgeries and operant behavior training of mice. After several years performing stereotaxic surgeries, Ali became a Research Associate Lead for the Neurosurgery & Behavior team. In her current role as RA Lead, Ali is responsible for managing the surgical schedule for several high-throughput pipelines, in addition to a few smaller research science projects.
Prior to joining the Institute, Ali received a B.A. degree in Neurobiology with a minor in Psychology from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She worked in Dr. Lin Aanonsen’s lab, focusing on the spinal mechanisms by which chronic pain is transmitted and induced. Ali recently earned a Certificate in Project Management from Villanova University.
July 1, 2019
Garrett M, Manavi S, Roll K, Ollerenshaw D, Groblewski P, Kiggins J, Jia X, Casal L, Mace K, Williford A, Leon A, Mihalas S, Olsen SR
June 29, 2018
de Vries S, Lecoq J, Buice MA, Groblewski PA, Ocker GK, Oliver M, Feng F, Cain N, Ledochowitsch P, Millman D, Roll K, Garrett M, Keenan T, Kuan L, Mihalas S, Olsen S, Thompson C, Wakeman W, Waters J, Williams D, Barber C, Berbesque N, Blanchard B, Bowles N, Caldejon S, Casal L, Cho A, Cross S, Dang C, Dolbeare T, Edwards M, Galbraith J, Gaudreault N, Griffin F, Hargrave P, Howard R, Huang L, Jewell S, Keller N, Knoblich U, Larkin J, Larsen R, Lau C, Lee E, Lee F, Leon A, Li L, Long F, Luviano J, Mace K, Nguyen T, Perkins J, Robertson M, Seid S, Shea-Brown E, Shi J, Sjoquist N, Slaughterbeck C, Sullivan D, Valenza R, White C, Williford A, Witten D, Zhuang J, Zeng H, Farrell C, Ng L, Bernard A, Phillips JW, R Reid C, Koch C
April 18, 2018
Harris JA, Mihalas S, Hirokawa KE, Whitesell JD, Knox J, Bernard A, Bohn P, Caldejon S, Casal L, Cho A, Feng D, Gaudreault N, Gerfen C, Graddis N, Groblewski PA, Henry A, Ho A, Howard R, Kuan L, Lecoq J, Luviano J, McConoughey S, Mortrud M, Naeemi M, Ng L, Oh SW, Ouellette B, Sorensen SA, Wakeman W, Wang Q, Williford A, Phillips J, Jones A, Koch C, Zeng H