People

Celica Glenn Cosme

Research Associate

Celica joined the Seeley Lab in September 2016 as a research associate to assist with the Neurodegenerative Disease Brain Bank and other technical work for various projects. She received her BA degree in molecular and cell biology with a neurobiology emphasis from University of California, Berkeley in August 2016.

Daven Crossland

Clinical Research Coordinator

Daven Crossland is a clinical research coordinator with the Geschwind Lab at the Memory and Aging Center. He currently oversees studies involving spinocerebellar ataxia and provides assistance with studies involving Huntington’s disease and multiple systems atrophy. When not working on research, Daven enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, running or playing soccer. Daven also enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments.

Noah Cryns

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Noah attended college at UC Berkeley where he recently graduated with a BA degree in neurobiology. Currently, Noah is an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator at the Memory and Aging Center for Dr. David Perry and Dr. Winston Chiong. Noah is interested in how reward processing and decision-making are impacted by neurodegenerative disease.

Deion Cuevas

Staff Research Associate

Deion joined the Seeley Selective Vulnerability Research Lab in 2019 as a research associate and assists with immunohistochemistry, cryosectioning and the brain bank for various projects. He received his BS degree in biology and BA degree in anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. During his time there, he was a lab assistant in the Lab for Human Comparative Neuroanatomy where he studied neurodevelopmental disorders. He focused on the GABAergic system within the striatum in postmortem human individuals with Williams Syndrome.

Mary De May, MD

Hellman Master Clinician

Dr. Mary De May received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed an internship in medicine and psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and subsequently did her psychiatry residency and fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. She joined the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in 2000, where she is the center’s Hellman Master Clinician and the Hellman Family Distinguished Professor of Neurology.

Mary Joanne De Torres

Lab Assistant

Joanne graduated from San Francisco State University with a BS degree in microbiology and is pursuing Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) in the Kao Lab at UC San Francisco. She also helps manage the Biospecimens Core.

Jessica Deleon, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jessica de Leon received her undergraduate degrees in neuroscience and Spanish at the Johns Hopkins University and an MD with thesis degree at UCSF. She then completed a medicine internship and neurology residency at UCSF, where she served as chief resident.

Nina Djukic

Research Coordinator

Nina Djukic graduated from UC Berkeley in May 2018 with a BS degree in Environmental Health & Communications. She currently works with Dr. Joel Kramer, coordinating the Aging & Cognitive Decline project, a longitudinal study to identify the cognitive mechanisms and neural structures that underlie aging-related declines in executive functioning. She is also the study coordinator for Dr.

Theresa Driscoll Driscoll

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Ashley DuBord

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Ashley was born in San Francisco and raised in both New York City and Marin County. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology with a cellular developmental biology emphasis and a minor in dance.

Ashley now assists with PET/MRI processing and analysis to support the Rabinovici Lab’s efforts to image tau, amyloid and metabolism in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Sarah Dulaney, RN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Sarah Dulaney earned a master of science degree in gerontological nursing at UCSF and is certified as a Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Morgan Ebbert

Clinical Research Coordinator

Morgan is an assistant clinical research coordinator at the UCSF Dyslexia Center.

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