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Churchland, Anne

Anne Churchland is a Professor in Neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She began her independent research career at Cold Spring Harbor in 2010. The focus of her laboratory is understanding how auditory and visual stimuli are processed by the brain and used to guide decision-making. She combines experimental work with…

January 18, 2021

da Costa, Nuno

Nuno Maçarico da Costa is an Associate Investigator in the Neural Coding department. He co-leads the EM connectomics project in its efforts map the wiring diagram of the  neocortex and its functional connectivity. Nuno graduated in Biology from the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon.  Afterwards he moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he…

January 12, 2021

Dorkenwald, Sven

Sven Dorkenwald is currently a PhD student in the Seung Lab at Princeton University. In hisPhD he is working on​​bridging the gap between building connectomics datasets and theiranalysis by developing systems, infrastructure and machine learning methods. Together withcollaborators at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Sven developed a proofreading andannotation infrastructure that has been used…

February 26, 2021

Dulac, Catherine

Dr. Dulac is the Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Lee and Ezpeleta Professor of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Catherine Dulac wants to understand the molecular, neuronal, and circuit basis of instinctive social behaviors. Dulac and her team apply molecular, genetic, and optical techniques in their investigations of the social…

January 12, 2021

Dyer, Eva

Eva Dyer is an Assistant Professor in the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University. Dr. Dyer works at the intersection of neuroscience and machine learning, developing machine learning approaches to interpret complex neuroscience datasets, and designing new machine intelligence architectures inspired by the organization and function of…

February 28, 2021

Ellisman, Mark

Dr. Ellisman is a Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences at the UCSD School of Medicine, joining the Department of Neurosciences in 1977. Trained in neurophysiology as well as molecular and cellular biology, he began his career working on ion channels, progressing to build a broad research program on molecular structure and function of neurons and glia, in…

April 8, 2021

Engert, Florian

Florian Engert received his Ph.D. in physics from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich 1997. He spent the following two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology in Munich, followed by two more years as a postdoc, first at the University of California. San Diego, and then at the University of…

January 12, 2021

Fairhall, Adrienne

Adrienne holds a first class honors degree in theoretical physics, working with Bob Dewar in plasma physics, from ANU in Canberra, Australia and completed her PhD in physics at the Weizmann Institute, with Itamar Procaccia working on turbulence, in 1998. She moved into neuroscience research as a postdoc with Bill Bialek at NEC Research Institute…

January 18, 2021

Fee, Michale

Michale Fee joined the McGovern Institute in 2003 and is currently the Glen V. and Phyllis F. Dorflinger Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. He received his PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 1992. Before moving to MIT, he was a principal…

January 12, 2021

Ferrier, Nicola

Nicola Ferrier received her doctorate from Harvard University in 1992. After postdoctoral fellowships at Oxford University and Harvard, she joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison in 1996. She became an associate professor in 2003 and professor in 2009. She received the NSF CAREER award (1997) and the UW Vilas…

April 8, 2021

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