Kelsey Hassevoort

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901 W. University Avenue
Suite 201
M/C 261
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Brain Plasticity


I am a postdoctoral research associate with the Center for Brain Plasticity. I earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois in 2018 and have cultivated an interdisciplinary program of research that investigates the relationship between physical health factors- including aerobic fitness, body composition, and nutrition- and hippocampal function throughout the lifespan. To explore these relationships, I utilize multiple methods, including behavioral, eye-tracking, physiological, and structural neuroimaging techniques.


B.A., Biology, Kalamazoo College

Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign