Ben Tysseling

Ben Tysseling is a 2019 graduate of the University of Iowa where he majored in Computer Science and minored in Spanish. Currently, he is working part time here at the lab as a web application developer. What he loves most about this field is getting to learn new things everyday and applying problem solving to code. Ben started working in the lab as an RA in the beginning of the Fall 2019. Outside of his job, he enjoys playing basketball, blasting EDM music, and watching Survivor.

Lucas Casten

Lucas joined the lab in August 2018 as a clinical research assistant after graduating from Cornell College with a BA in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience. Here he coordinates the Twice-Exceptional study. He is interested in researching the biology underlying what makes us all so unique, particularly in regards to cognitive ability and risk for psychiatric conditions. He plans on pursuing a PhD in Behavioral Genetics or Neuroscience. Much of his free time is spent watching sci-fi movies and exploring the Midwest.