Research Specialists

Joshua Estrada

Research Specialist

Joshua graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology in May 2023. He is interested in psychological assessment and wants to develop his skills in that area of research so that in the future he can help those who might need it.  

His previous lab work experience includes:

Brain Research Across Development Lab: Dr. Caitlin Hudac

Zaynab Khan

Research Specialist

Zaynab graduated in 2022 from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She previously obtained a phlebotomy certification and has experience working as a medical scribe. She is interested in pursuing a career in genetic counseling. 

Blythe Vickery


Project Coordinator

Blythe is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist with three years of research experience spanning both her undergraduate and graduate tenures at the University of South Carolina. Blythe previously served as a research assistant in the Speech Perception Laboratory under then-faculty member, Dr. Daniel Fogerty. As a recipient of the 2020 ASHA SPARC award, Blythe completed graduate research culminating in a master’s thesis investigating factors affecting misperceptions in multi-talker babble in older adults both with and without hearing loss. Blythe is excited to expand her research base, her knowledge of Fragile X syndrome, and the individuals whom it affects while utilizing her clinical skills to further the mission of the SC Family Experiences Laboratory.