Diana Sarko

Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy

Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine

email: dsarko38@siumed.edu
phone: 618-453-1737


    Dr. Sarko received her B.S. in Neuroscience & Behavioral Biology at Emory University, then went on to earn a Ph.D. in Neuroscience in 2006 at the University of Florida in the laboratory of Dr. Roger Reep. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University 2007-2012, first in Dr. Ken Catania’s laboratory within the Department of Biological Sciences (2007-2009), followed by a fellowship in Dr. Mark Wallace’s laboratory within the Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences (2010-2012). She then accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), also serving as Course Director of Neuroscience and earning multiple teaching awards. She joined the SIU School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy in the fall of 2015 and was granted cross-appointment in the Departments of Psychology and Physiology.


Jaymie Beaty

Undergraduate Researcher

email: jaymie.beaty@siu.edu

Cody Germain

Undergraduate Researcher

email: cody.germain@siu.edu

Mariam Hashmi

Undergraduate Researcher

email: mariam.n.hashmi@siu.edu


Kailey Brown

Undergraduate Researcher

email: kailey.brown@siu.edu

Mason Sheldon

Undergraduate Researcher

email: masey.e.sheldon@gmail.com