Laboratory for Computational Motor Control

 

Mollie Marko

 

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2009

 

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Halloween 2010

 

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2010

 

New Orleans, 2012

 

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April 2012

 

 

 

Mollie joined the lab in 2009 as a PhD student in the BME program, after completing a BS from Rutgers University.  Her research interests include the motor function in children with developmental disorders including autism.

 

mkmarko <at> jhu dot edu

 

Her research results were published in the following publications:

 

Behavioral and neural basis of anomalous motor learning in children with autism. MK Marko, D Crocetti, T Hulst, O Donchin, R Shadmehr, and SH Mostofsky (2015) Brain 138:784-797.

 

A memory of errors in sensorimotor learning. DJ Herzfeld, PA Vaswani, MK Marko, and R Shadmehr (2014) Science 345:1349-1353.

 

Sensitivity to motor error in children with autism. Mollie Marko (2014) PhD Thesis, Johns Hopkins University.

 

Motor learning relies on integrated sensory inputs in ADHD, but over-selectively on proprioception in Autism spectrum conditions. J Izawa, SE Pekny, MK Marko, C Haswell, R Shadmehr, and SH Mostofsky (2012) Autism Research 5:124-136.

 

Sensitivity to prediction error in reach adaptation. MK Marko, AM Haith, MD Harran, and R Shadmehr (2012) Journal of Neurophysiology 108:1752-1763.

 

Stimulation of the human motor cortex alters generalization patterns of motor learning.  JJ Orban de Xivry, MK Marko, SE Pekny, D Pastor, J Izawa, P Celnik, and R Shadmehr (2011) Journal of Neuroscience 31:7102-7110. 

 

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April 2013

 

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Baltimore, Little Italy, 2012

 

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April 2014

 

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Thesis defense, June 2014