Protocol Labs Research

Britt Yazel

Research Program Manager / Research Acceleration


PhD in Neuroscience, 2021

University of California, Davis

BS in Biology, 2014

Eastern Washington University

Britt is a problem solver and ardent fixer-of-things with a doctorate in Neuroscience and years of open source technology contributions. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis where he studied cognitive neuroscience and neuroengineering, and his professional career is focused on helping researchers and open source projects achieve their scholarly and humanitarian pursuits. Britt’s research prior to moving into industry focused on understanding and treating many of the cognitive effects associated with hearing loss. Likewise, Britt has been involved in many open source communities, notably that of The GNOME Project, Ubuntu, and Canonical, where he has operated at all levels from volunteer to elected board member.

Areas of Expertise

Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroengineering

Blog posts

2023-01-18 / Blog
Pausing PL Research Open Research Grants
Over the 2022 calendar year, Protocol Labs Research received a tremendous amount of participation and submissions for our Open Research Grants program. Having awarded more than $1 million USD for researchers around the globe, we could not be more proud of the success of this program and the quality of our award recepients.