Sam Hutchinson (He/Him) 


Wichita, Kansas

Class: 2023
Major: Cognitive Science
Minor: Computer Science


Grey Matters' emphases on accessible and interdisciplinary neuroscience make it the perfect outlet for sharing my love for and fascination with neuroscience with the Columbia community!

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Introducing Grey Matters CU's 2022-23 E-Board! Hover on each photo to learn more about our members and why they joined Grey Matters!


Isabella Cannava (She/Her) 

Senior Managing Editor

Miami Beach, Florida

Class: 2024
Major: Neuroscience & Behavior
Minor: Computer Science


I love how Grey Matters nurtures approachable and accessible neuroscience!

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Hailey Kopp (She/Her) 

Illustration Director

Sacramento, California

Class: 2025
Major: Neuroscience & Behavior
Minor: F/ISTS

I am passionate about cultivating a community that may enjoy the beauty and mysteries of science, primarily through accessible and imaginative content. GMCU allows me to combine my interests in science and art to represent seemingly intangible concepts in an informative and creative manner.

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Jeanette Luna (She/Her)

Website Director

Brooklyn, New York

Class: 2025
Major: Neuroscience & Behavior / Human Rights

Experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic ignited a deep passion within me to work towards making STEM and science communication accessible to all. Being a part of Grey Matters allows me to work with a group of bright individuals to bring awareness to a multitude of neuroscience topics to diverse audiences!

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Perrin Rudensky '22

Senior Editor: Revision Division

Perrin is a senior at Barnard College majoring in Psychology. Outside of GMCU, she is a research assistant in Professor Robert Remez’s lab, where she studies the perceptual organization of speech and talker identification. She is fascinated by the complexities of the brain and is especially interested in the clinical application and public dissemination of neuroscience research. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, DIY projects, and weight training. 

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Jeanette Luna '25

Website Co-Director

Jeanette (she/her) is a first-year in Barnard College, intending to double major in Neuroscience & Behavior and Human Rights. She is passionate about using her background coming from an undocumented, Latinx household to advocate for those communities who lack access to healthcare due to immigration status, finances, and language barriers. During her free time, she enjoys dancing, and you can see her perform as a dancer for Orchesis and the Columbia University Ballet Ensemble on campus.

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