Candide Gainyo is studying Neuroscience at the College of Staten Island. As a member of the McCloskey Lab he is interested in higher order cerebral function impairments in neurological and psychiatric disorders such as Epilepsy and ADHD and trying to solve the mysteries of the naked mole-rats. In his spare time, he enjoys podcasts, outings and spicy food.


  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Brain Evolution


  • M.S. Neuroscience and Developmental Disabilities, 2021 (Expected)

    CUNY College Of Staten Island

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology