Pretenure

Fioravante, Diasynou

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Fioravante, Diasynou (University of California, Davis) Neurophysiology of small neural networks for learning and memory

Orsborn, Amy

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Orsborn, Amy (University of Washington) Motor learning and adaptation in brain-machine interfaces

Rich, Erin

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Rich, Erin (Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Neurophysiology and Decision Making

Murray, Jennifer

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Murray, Jennifer (University of Guelph) Behavioural and neural mechanisms underlying interoceptive and motivational processing in addiction

Schon, Karin

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Schon, Karin (Boston University) Modulators of brain function and structure, including exercise, fitness, psychosocial stress, and aging

Chrastil, Elizabeth

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Chrastil, Elizabeth (Univ. California Santa Barbara) Brain mechanisms underlying spatial knowledge and navigation in humans

Brown, Robyn

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Brown, Robyn (Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) Neurobiological basis of addiction and pathological over-eating

Bellone, Camilla

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Bellone, Camilla (University of Geneva) Neuronal circuits underlying social behaviour in physiological conditions and in psychiatric diseases

Quandt, Lorna

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Quandt, Lorna (Gallaudet University) Cognitive and neural properties of action representations

Nordström, Karin

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Nordström, Karin (Flinders University)  Motion vision in hoverflies

Heilbronner, Sarah

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Heilbronner, Sarah (University of Minnesota) Using connectomics to understand the neural circuitry for motivation and decision-making

Nisky, Ilana

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Nisky, Ilana (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel) Computational models and behavioral experiments of perception, action, and motor adaptation and learning, complex skill aquisition, haptics, robotics in medicine

Slagter, Heleen

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Slagter, Heleen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Neural mechanisms of attention and perception, brain and cognitive plasticity

Polter, Abigail

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Polter, Abigail (George Washington University) Synaptic and peptidergic regulation of monoamine circuits

Marquez, Cristina

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Marquez, Cristina (Institute of Neuroscience of Alicante) Social decision-making in rodents, neural circuits

Grissom, Nicola

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Grissom, Nicola (University of Minnesota) Molecular mechanisms underlying decision making

Calipari, Erin

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Calipari, Erin (Vanderbilt University) Circuit and molecular mechanisms of reward learning and motivation

Al-Hasani, Ream

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Al-Hasani, Ream (Washington University) Endogenous opioid circuits in motivated behaviors

Wassum, Kate

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Wassum, Kate (UCLA) Neural circuits of appetitive associative learning and motivated behavior

Richard, Jocelyn

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Richard, Jocelyn  (University of Minnesota) Neural circuits underlying motivated behavior and addiction

Parker, Krystal

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Parker, Krystal (University of Iowa) Cerebellar-frontal circuitry in cognition and mood

Kornysheva, Katja

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Kornysheva, Katja (Bangor University) Mechanisms of skilled motor perfomance

Dreosti, Elena

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Dreosti, Elena (UCL) Circuits underlying social behaviour in zebrafish

Uusisaari, Marylka Yoe

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Uusisaari, Marylka Yoe (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) Computational and experimental methods to study the rhythmic and resonant features of neuronal circuits related to motor behavior

Fukunaga, Izumi

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Fukunaga, Izumi (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) How sensory circuits in the brain underlie behaviour

Miller, Courtney

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Miller, Courtney (Scripps Research Institute) Therapeutic development of novel treatments for memory disorders

Kidd, Celeste

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Kidd, Celeste (Univ. of Rochester) Attention, curiosity, and learning using a combination of computational and behavioral methods

Anderson, Bethany

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Anderson, Bethany (Univ. of Rochester)). Neuronal processing of complex auditory and audiovisual information in the prefrontal cortex

Barkat, Tania

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Barkat, Tania (University of Basel) Development of auditory cortical circuits.

Gunaydin, Lisa

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Gunaydin, Lisa (UCSF) Circuit basis of emotional behaviors in psychiatric disease

Schwarz, Lindsay

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Schwarz, Lindsay (St. Jude’s) Mechanisms regulating diverse functions of norepinephrine neurons

Rajasethupathy, Priya

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Rajasethupathy, Priya (Rockefeller) Neural circuits supporting memory and cognition

Lerner, Talia

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Lerner, Talia (Northwestern) Neuromodulatory circuits regulating reward learning and motivation

Atlas, Lauren

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Atlas, Lauren (NIH) Influence of expectations and learning on pain and emotion

Peters, Megan

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Peters, Megan (UC Riverside) Computational and neural mechanisms of perceptual metacognition, uncertainty, and consciousness

Walker, Kerry

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Walker, Kerry (Oxford) Neural basis of sound perception

Roux, Lisa

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Roux, Lisa (Bordeaux University) Oscillations and memory

Naumann, Eva

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Naumann, Eva (Duke University) Whole-brain activity mapping in zebrafish

Priesemann, Viola

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Priesemann, Viola (Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Selforganization) Network dynamics and function in vivo; analytical treatment of spatial subsampling constraints

Desrochers, Theresa

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Desrochers, Theresa  (Brown University) Neural basis of behavioral sequence learning and control in cortical and striatal circuits through integrated studies in humans and animals

Heckscher, Ellie

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Heckscher, Ellie (University of Chicago) Development and Function of Neural Circuits in the Sensorimotor System

Clowney, Josie

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Clowney, Josie (University of Michigan) Development of random vs stochastic wiring in the fly olfactory system

Goshen, Inbal

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Goshen, Inbal (The Hebrew University) Hippocampal neurons and glia in recent and remote memory

Fyshe, Alona

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Fyshe, Alona (University of Victoria)  Computational analysis of Human Language

Creed, Meaghan

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Creed, Meaghan (University of Maryland) Synaptic transmission and plasticity in the reward system

Scherf, Suzy

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Scherf, Suzy (Penn State) Facial processing and development

Grunwald Kadow, Ilona

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Grunwald Kadow, Ilona (Technical University of Munich) Chemosensory processing and behavior in Drosophila

Aponte, Yeka

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Aponte, Yeka (NIDA) Neuronal mechanisms regulating food reward and drug addiction.

Gogolla, Nadine

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Gogolla, Nadine (Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology) Insular cortex circuit functions

Beyeler, Anna

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Beyeler, Anna (University of Bordeaux) Causal manipulation of circuits and behavior

Garrison, Jennifer

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Garrison, Jennifer (Buck Institute for Research on Aging) Cellular and circuit mechanisms of neuromodulation in behavior

Sangha, Susan

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Sangha, Susan (Purdue University) Neural circuitry of fear, safety and reward learning.

Brennand, Kristen

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Brennand, Kristen (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Stem cell models of Psychiatric disorders

Ahmari, Susanne

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Ahmari, Susanne (U. Pittsburgh) Neural circuits underlying obsessive compulsive disorder

Glickfeld, Lindsey

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Glickfeld, Lindsey (Duke) Functional organization of visual cortex

Bassett, Danielle

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Bassett, Danielle (U. Penn) Understanding biological systems by using and developing tools from network science and complex systems theory

Kuhlman, Sandra

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Kuhlman, Sandra (Carnegie Mellon) Modification of sensory-motor circuits during learning

Kozorovitskiy, Yevgenia

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Kozorovitskiy, Yevgenia (Northwestern) Decoding neuromodulation and neural circuit design principles

Shohamy, Daphna

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Shohamy, Daphna (Columbia) How decision-making is shaped by experience

Anikeeva, Pollina

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Anikeeva, Pollina (MIT) Bridging neuroscience research and industrial medical device development

Shanechi, Maryam

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Shanechi, Maryam (USC) Algorithmic solutions to basic science/clinical problems

Sandamirskaya, Yulia

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Sandamirskaya, Yulia (University of Zurich/ ETH Zurich) Neuro-dynamics and neuromorphic robotics

Saxe, Rebecca

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Saxe, Rebecca (MIT) Brain imaging to understand theory of mind

Choi, Gloria

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Choi, Gloria (MIT) How olfactory stimuli guide social behavior

Lin, Dayu

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Lin, Dayu (NYU) Neural circuits underlying mating, fighting, defense, predation and parenting

Brown, Solange

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Brown, Solange (Johns Hopkins) Functional organization of cortical circuits

Fox, Jessica

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Fox, Jessica (Case Western) Quantitative behavioral approach to insect sensory systems

Bagnall, Martha

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Bagnall, Martha (Washington University) Organization and dynamic function of spinal circuits in zebrafish

Tymula, Agnieszka Anna

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Tymula, Agnieszka Anna (University of Sydney) Biological constraints in economic decision-making

Lazzaro, Stephanie

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Lazzaro, Stephanie (University College London) Decision-making in normal and disease states

Bloodgood, Brenda

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Bloodgood, Brenda (UCSD) How neuronal computations change following an animal’s interactions with the environment

Brunton, Bing

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Brunton, Bing (University of Washington) How networks of neurons compute

Dunn, Felice

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Dunn, Felice (UCSF) Circuitry and information processing in the retina

Bizley, Jennifer

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Bizley, Jennifer (University College London) The neural basis of listening and auditory-visual integrations

Disney, Anita

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Disney, Anita (Vanderbilt University) Neuromodulators in mammalian cortical circuits

Chiappe, Eugenia

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Chiappe, Eugenia (Champalimaud) Drosophila sensorimotor integration

Hofer, Sonja

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Hofer, Sonja (Basel) Neural circuits for perception and learning of visual information

Levy, Ifat

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Levy, Ifat (Yale) Decision-making under uncertainty

Zlatic, Marta

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Zlatic, Marta (Janelia) Neural and genetic basis of sensory processing, decision-making and motor production in drosophila larvae

Palmer, Stephanie

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Palmer, Stephanie (U Chicago) Predictive and combinatorial coding

Tchumatchenko, Tatjana

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Tchumatchenko, Tatjana (Max Planck) Mathematical analysis of single neurons, neuronal populations and recurrent networks

Schreiber, Susanne

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Schreiber, Susanne (Humboldt Universitat) Cortical computations in mammals and insects

Fiete, Ila

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Fiete, Ila (UT Austin) Hippocampal circuits

Bonawitz, Elizabeth

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Bonawitz, Elizabeth (UC Berekeley) Bridging cognitive development and computational modeling

Pineau, Joelle

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Pineau, Joelle (McGill) Medical applications of reinforcement learning (such as predicting seizures)

Yu, Angela

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Yu, Angela (UCSD) Cognitive processing, Bayesian approach

Schwartz, Odelia

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Schwartz, Odelia (Salk) Sensory systems from the neural level to perception and behavior

Sharpee, Tatyana

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Sharpee, Tatyana (Salk) Sensory processing from the point of view of information theory

Tsao, Doris

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Tsao, Doris (Caltech) Brain mechanisms for object recognition and spatial vision

Diester, Ilka

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Diester, Ilka (Ernst Stungmann Institute) Sensorimotor integration for advancing protheses

Claire Wyart

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Wyart, Claire (ICM, Paris) Understanding how specific spinal cord circuits are recruited to produce movements

Yoshida, Wako

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Yoshida, Wako (ATR, Japan) Studying human decision-making with brain imaging

Ji, Na

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Ji, Na (Janelia Farm) Neural circuits for vision in rodents

Ding, Long

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Ding, Long (U. Penn) Subcortical circuits for perceptual decision-making

Nielsen, Kristina

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Nielsen, Kristina (Johns Hopkins) Neural circuits underlying object recognition

Briggs, Farran

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Briggs, Farran (Dartmouth) Neural circuits of the early visual system

Ma-Wyatt, Anna

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Ma-Wyatt, Anna (University of Adelaide) Visual perception, eye movements, hand movements

Roitman, Jamie

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Roitman, Jamie (Univ. Illinois) Neural mechanisms of perceptual decision-making

Busse, Laura

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Busse, Laura (Tuebingen) Modulation of neural circuits by cognitive factors

Nienborg, Hendrikje

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Hendrikje Nienborg (Tuebingen) Mechanisms of visual perception at the network level

Ruta, Vanessa

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Ruta, Vanessa (Rockefeller) Neural circuits for sensory processing and learning

Maffei, Arianna

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Maffei, Arianna (Stony Brook) homeostatic mechanisms in the visual system

Osborne, Leslie

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Osborne, Leslie (U Chicago) Linking neural variability to behavior

Colgin, Laura

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Colgin, Laura (UT Austin) Brain rhythms in complex cognitive functions

Cardin, Jessica

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Cardin, Jessica (Yale) The role of interneurons in shaping cortical activity

Witten, Ilana

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Witten, Ilana (Princeton) Circuit level analysis of reward and motivation

Green, Andrea

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Green, Andrea (University of Montreal) Motor control, sensory processing

Wilbrecht, Linda

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Wilbrecht, Linda (UC Berkeley) Synapses, circuits and behavior in adolescent brains

Rust, Nicole

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Nicole, Rust (U. Penn) Visual processing at the nexus of visual perception and cognition

Hastenstaub, Andrea

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Hasenstaub, Andrea (UCSF) Circuits and functional organization of auditory cortex

Tye, Kay

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Tye, Kay (MIT) Neural circuits for motivated behaviors

Carey, Megan

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Carey, Megan (Champalimaud) Cerebellar circuits: from synapses to behavior

Cohen, Marlene

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Cohen, Marlene (Pittsburgh) Multi-neuron recording to connect neural activity with behavior