# Pure theory

### Lazar, Andreea

Lazar, Andreea (Ernst Strungmann Institute) Studying dynamics and plasticity in biological and artificial recurrent neural networks.

### Seethapathi, Nidhi

Seethapathi, Nidhi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Computational predictive models of human motor control and motor learning

### Levina, Anna

Levina, Anna (University of Tübingen) Mechanisms and origins of brain computational power.

### Cayco Gajic, N Alex

Cayco Gajic, N Alex (Ecole Normale Superieure) Modelling circuits underlying cerebellar representations of sensorimotor behaviours

### Savin, Cristina

Savin, Cristina (NYU) Circuit-level models of learning, probabilistic brain computation, machine learning for neural data analysis

### Hermundstad, Ann

Hermundstad, Ann (Janelia Research Campus) Normative approaches to understand internal representations that link sensation and action

### Booth, Victoria

Booth, Victoria (University of Michigan) Computational modeling to understand neuromodulation of neural circuit dynamics and neural control of sleep-wake states

### Chung, SueYeon

Chung, SueYeon (NYU, Flatiron Institute) Mathematical theories of neural population geometry and their applications to phenomena in neuroscience. Neural networks and circuit models of brain functions

### Engel, Tatiana

Engel, Tatiana (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Neural dynamics and computation in perception and cognition

### Gutierrez, Gabrielle J

### Martin, Andrea E.

Martin, Andrea E. (Max Planck/University of Edinburgh) Mechanistic theories of language processing built on neural oscillations and computational modelling

### Priesemann, Viola

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

### Clopath, Claudia

Clopath, Claudia (Imperial College) Computational approaches to learning and memory

### Lim, Sukbin

Lim, Sukbin (NYU Shanghai) Modeling and analysis of neuronal systems

### Sereno, Margaret

Sereno, Margaret (University of Oregon) Neural basis of perception in primates

### Sereno, Anne

Sereno, Anne (The University of Texas) Physiological mechanisms of attention and short-term memory

### Rosenholtz, Ruth

Rosenholtz, Ruth (MIT) Modeling and psychophysics to understand visual perception and attention

### Fletcher, Allie

Fletcher, Allie (UCLA) Learning complex dynamical neural systems; mesoscale network structure; population dynamics in sensory perception

### Bassett, Danielle

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

### Kwag, Jeehyun

Kwag, Jeehyun (Korea University, Seoul) Computational roles of inhibition in hippocampal learning and memory

### Crook, Sharon

Crook, Sharon (Arizona State) Dynamics of neurons and neural networks

### Sandamirskaya, Yulia

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

### Gjorgjieva, Julijana

Gjorgjieva, Julijana (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research) Principles of neural coding and how synaptic plasticity shapes neural circuits

### Preuschoff, Kerstin

Preuschoff, Kerstin (U. Geneva) Neural basis of decision making under risk

### Brunton, Bing

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

### de Sa, Virginia

de Sa, Virginia (UCSD) Neural basis of human perception and learning

### Palmer, Stephanie

Palmer, Stephanie (U Chicago) Predictive and combinatorial coding

### Tchumatchenko, Tatjana

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

### Schreiber, Susanne

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

### Bonawitz, Elizabeth

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

### Pineau, Joelle

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

### Schwartz, Odelia

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

### Sharpee, Tatyana

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

### Denève, Sophie

Denève, Sophie (Ecole Normale Superieure) Bayesian mechanisms of decision-making

### Kotaleski, Jeanette

Kotaleski, Jeanette (Karolinska) Information processing, rhythm generation and learning in motor systems

### Poirazi, Yiota

Yiota Poirazi (FORTH) Modeling of neural/dendritic computations for learning & memory

### Barkai, Naama

Barkai, Naama (Haifa) Genetic regulation in cell populations; network adaptation

### Solla, Sara

Solla, Sara (Northwestern) Using statistical mechanics to analyze complex systems