Dariya (Dasha) Lobko is working towards a Biopsychology B.S. at UC Santa Barbara, graduating in 2024. Apart from her work in the Bionic Vision Lab, she also enjoys working as a research assistant in Dr. Miguel Eckstein’s Vision and Image Understanding (VIU) lab, where she assists graduate students in conducting psychophysical experiments. Dasha was extensively involved in investigating how imaging modulations can aid radiologists in diagnosing medical conditions (such as breast cancer) in visual search tasks, as part of Devi Klein’s project (PhD candidate).
Dasha was born and raised in Donetsk, Ukraine prior to moving to Santa Barbara in 2015. She works as a part time medical assistant in a neurology and neurosurgery clinic and has a special interest in patients experiencing neurovisual deficits. In her free time, Dasha enjoys staying active, volunteering at the hospital and helping humanitarian efforts in Ukraine through a local nonprofit.
BS in Biopsychology, 2024 (expected)
University of California, Santa Barbara