HCSC Staff

Michelle Everest

Michelle Everest

iEEG Research Technician II

Michelle coordinates the Intracranial Electroencephalography (iEEG) research program in collaboration with clinicians in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). Michelle is available to speak with researchers interested in developing cognitive tasks in the clinical setting. Working together with those in the Human Cognition and Sensorimotor Core, Michelle can answer questions about ethics, equipment available, and other potential considerations in this paradigm or in this specific patient group.

Laura Gonzalez

Laura Gonzalez

Commmunity Research Coordinator
Laura is BrainsCAN’s Community Research Coordinator. She manages OurBrainsCAN, Western University's Cognitive Neuroscience Research Registry to facilitate recruitment of research participants living in the community. She builds relationships and facilitates collaborations with community partners, and is available to advise researchers in preparing ethics submissions and promoting community events.
Ysi Macdonald

Ysi Macdonald

Clinical Research Coordinator

Ysi works closely with clinical personnel at London Health Sciences Centre/ St. Joseph’s Health Care and Western faculty and trainees to facilitate the recruitment of patient participants and support the administration and management of clinical research projects. She collaborates with nonmedical trainees to set up observerships, and with medical trainees to identify appropriate research projects that involve medical and nonmedical research staff.

Chantal Rochon

Chantal Rochon

Sleep and Electrophysiology Laboratory Coordinator
Chantal is a member of the Human Behavioural Core Facility supporting the work of BrainsCAN researchers, trainees, and students. She is responsible for the fNIRS, EEG, and Sleep labs, including the procurement of recording equipment, scheduling of studies, and ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of the laboratory facility and equipment. 


Kevin Stubbs

Kevin Stubbs

fNIRS Programmer Analyst

Kevin offers expertise to develop, test, analyze, and maintain software tools for collection and analysis of fNIRS neuroimaging data obtained in human participants for the fNIRS community.  Kevin supports fNIRS analytic pipelines, and the interface with fMRI, TMS and/or EEG data. These data collection approaches may need to be interfaced with other existing equipment such as eye movement recording, virtual reality displays or touchscreens.  

Derek Quinlan

Derek Quinlan

Lab Manager / Research Technician
Derek is the first point of contact for accessing shared resources based in the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building (WIRB) and works in collaboration to provide technical development and research facility management.