SEYDANUR REISLI
COGNITIVE COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENTIST
New York, USA seydareisli@gmail.com
Şeydanur Reisli is a Neuroscience PhD Candidate investigating the neurobiology of autism spectrum using EEG, machine learning, and behavior.

Education & Research

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Ph.D. in Neuroscience

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

2018 - Present

M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

2016 - 2018

M.Sc. in Neurobiology and Behavior

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2014 - 2016

B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics 

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

2009 - 2014

Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

2017 – Present

Neural Circuits Laboratory

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2014 – 2016

Bioinformatics Laboratory

  University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

Summer 2012

AG Bioinformatics

Bilkent University Cyberpark, Ankara, Turkey

Winter 2012

Research Skills

Dry Lab / Coding

  • Over 5K lines: Python, Matlab, R, NeuroBS Presentation
  • Familiar: linux, C, cluster computing, shell, LaTeX
  • High-Density Electroencephalography (EEG) data collection
  • Analysis of Evoked Response Potentials (ERPs)
  • Analysis of RNA-Seq and Genomic Data
  • Tracking of pupil size and gaze using EyeLink

Wet Lab

  • RNA Extraction
  • cDNA Library Preparation
  • Making DNA/RNA Probes
  • in situ Hybridization
  • Microdissection
  • Light & Fluorescent & Confocal Microscope
  • Nucleic Acid Purification
  • Bacterial Culture and Inoculation
  • Illumina Next-generation Sequencing (NGS) Library Preparation

Acivities and Interests

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Neuroscience Art & Design Neurodiversity Autism Theatre Diversity Predictive Processing Machine Learning Entrepreneurship Podcasts Outreach

PEER REVIEWED

TALK Albert Einstein College of Medicine Neuroscience Department Retreat, Chappaqua, NY. 2022

Tikir, S.

How sure are you? Electrophysiological evidence for all-or-none evaluation of prediction certainty in autism.

POSTER International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) Meeting, Austin, TX. 2022

Tikir, S, Crosse, M.J., Molholm, S.

Black-and-White Style Predictions in Autism: Findings from Electroencephalography (EEG)

POSTER Cutting EEG Meeting, Aix-en-Provence, France. 2021

Tikir, S, Crosse, M.J., Molholm, S.

How Sure Are You?: Probing the Certainty of Predictions in Autism Using P300 and CNV.

POSTER Montefiore Pediatrics Research Day, Bronx, NY. 2021

Tikir, S., Crosse, M.J., Festa, D., Vacher, J., Coen-Cagli, R., Molholm, S.

The Certainty of Predictions in Autism: Findings from EEG, Reaction Time, and Machine Learning Classification.

POSTER Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Boston, MA. 2020

Tikir, S., Crosse, M.J., Festa, D., Bates, B., Coen-Cagli, R., Molholm, S.

Flexibility and Predictions in Autism: Findings from EEG, pupillometry, behavior, and computational modeling.

TALK Neuromatch 3.0. 2020

Tikir, S, Crosse, M.J., Festa, D., Vacher, J., Coen-Cagli, R., Molholm, S.

Flexibility and Predictions in Autism: Findings from EEG, behavior, and machine learning classification.

POSTER National Academy of Neuropsychology 40th Annual Conference. 2020

Cotter, M.C.M., Tikir, S., Molholm, S.

A Developmental Analysis of Auditory Processing and Symptom Severity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

TALK Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting, Chicago, IL. 2019

Tikir, S.

Probing Flexibility of the Predictive Brain Using Computation-Intensive Approaches and EEG.

POSTER International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) Meeting, Montreal, Canada. 2019

Tikir, S, Crosse, M.J., Molholm, S.

Predictive processing in changing environments in autism: Electrophysiological, pupillometric and behavioral assays.

TALK Montefiore Pediatric Research Day, Bronx, NY. 2019

Tikir, S.

Predictive processing in changing environments in autism: Electrophysiological, pupillometric and behavioral assays.

POSTER Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2019

Tikir, S, Crosse, M.J., Molholm, S.

Predictive processing in changing environments in autism: Electrophysiological, pupillometric and behavioral assays.

POSTER Julius Marmur Symposium, Bronx, NY. 2019

Tikir, S., Crosse, M.J., Molholm, S.

How do individuals with autism update their predictions in changing environments?

POSTER Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting, San Diego, CA. 2018

Tikir, S., M.J., Molholm, S.

Predictive processing in changing environments in autism: Electrophysiological, pupillometric and behavioral assays.

THESIS Thesis for Master's of Science, Georgia State University. 2016

Tikir, S.

A comparative analysis of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits and cholinergic neurons in nudipleura molluscs.

POSTER American Society for Neurochemistry, Denver, CO. 2016

Tikir,S., Beaumont,R., Senatore,A., Sakurai, A., Boykin,J., Katz,P.S.

A transcriptomic approach for investigating the neurochemistry of synaptic transmission between identified molluscan neurons.

POSTER Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, IL. 2015

Senatore, A., Boykin, J., Tamvacakis, A., Tikir, S., Ganupuru, P., Katz, P.S.

High level mRNA expression of orthologous secreted proteins is a feature of the sea slug brain.

POSTER Georgia State University Brains and Behavior Retreat, Atlanta, GA. 2015

Tamvacakis,A.N., Senatore,A., Tikir,S., Boykin,J., Ganupuru,P., Katz,P.S.

To Phylogenies and Beyond! Molluscan Neurotranscriptomics in the Katz Lab.