Sensory systems

Hong, Kate

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Hong, Kate (Carnegie Mellon University) Neural circuits for somatosensation and sensory-guided behavior

Jovanic, Tihana

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Jovanic, Tihana (Institut des Neurosciences Paris Saclay) Neural circuits underlying sensorimotor decisions and action sequences and their modulation by the context and internal state

Bauer, Anna-Katharina

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Bauer, Anna-Katharina (Oxford University) Neural substrates of auditory and visual perceptual processing

El-Shamayleh, Yasmine

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El-Shamayleh, Yasmine (Columbia University) Neural circuits for visual form processing in primates; optogenetics in primates

Locke, Shannon

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Locke, Shannon (École Normale Supérieure) Intersections of perception, metacognition, and action

Tune, Sarah

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Tune, Sarah (University of Lübeck) Neural basis of successful listening behavior in the aging adult

Erb, Julia

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Erb, Julia (University of Lübeck) Sound representations in the auditory cortex using neuroimaging, translational neuroscience in hearing loss and aging

Shin, Hyeyoung

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Shin, Hyeyoung (University of California, Berkeley) Neocortical dynamics underlying perception

Sarko, Diana

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Sarko, Diana (Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine) Sensory integration and plasticity, including multisensory integration in animal models with specialized somatosensory processing, as well as human perceptual studies focused on audiovisual integration deficits in individuals with autism spectrum disorders

Ramon, Meike

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Ramon, Meike (University of Fribourg) Individual differences in face processing

Semmelhack, Julie

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Semmelhack, Julie (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Neural circuits for visual behavior

Runyan, Caroline

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Runyan, Caroline (University of Pittsburgh) Contextual modulation of coding in cortical circuits, focusing on neuromodulation, inhibition, and information flow between regions.

Denison, Rachel

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Denison, Rachel (New York University) Visual perception, attention, and decision making, with a focus on temporal dynamics

Quinlan, Elizabeth

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Quinlan, Elizabeth (University of Maryland) Initiation, termination and reactivation of critical periods.

Shomstein, Sarah

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Shomstein, Sarah (Department of Psychology George Washington University) Psychological and neural mechanisms underlying attentional selection.

Avidan, Galia

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Avidan, Galia (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)  Psychological, neural and computational properties of the human visual system. Brain mechanisms and networks giving rise to perception of objects, faces and scenes.

Dugué, Laura

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Dugué, Laura ( Université Paris Descartes) Mechanisms of visual attention and  role of neuronal oscillations in perception and attention

Abdeladim, Lamiae

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Abdeladim, Lamiae (UC Berkeley) Advanced multiphoton imaging and photostimulation techniques. Neural basis of visual perception.

Eggers, Erika

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Eggers, Erika (University of Arizona) Retinal circuitry modulation in response to changing light conditions and disease

Baker, Christa

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Baker, Christa (Princeton University) Neural mechanisms underlying acoustic communication

Hamilton, Liberty

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Hamilton, Liberty (UT Austin) Neural processing of speech and natural sounds using electrocorticography; sound representations in the auditory cortex

Zavitz, Elizabeth

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Zavitz, Elizabeth (Monash University) How spatial and temporal context impact population codes for vision

Caras, Melissa

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Caras, Melissa (University of Maryland College Park) Neural basis of auditory plasticity and perceptual learning

Rezaval, Carolina

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Rezaval, Carolina (University of Birmingham, UK) Genetic and neural basis underlying behavior

Striem-Amit, Ella

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Striem-Amit, Ella (Georgetown University) Sensory and motor plasticity in people born blind, deaf or without hands

Edwards, Grace

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Edwards, Grace (Harvard University) Predictive nature of efficient visual processing, particularly in natural viewing conditions

Schubert, Teresa

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Schubert, Teresa (Harvard University) Processes forming the interface between vision and language: letter and word recognition

Behnia,Rudy

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Behnia,Rudy (Columbia University Zuckerman Institute) Neuronal processing underlying two key modalities of visual processing: color discrimination and motion detection

Mullen, Kathy T.

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Mullen, Kathy T. (McGill University) Color vision, color and motion, color and form, cognitive development of color vision, Human fMRI

Fonken, Yvonne

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Fonken, Yvonne (University of Oxford) Auditory- and visual prediction and hippocampal contributions to memory-driven expectations

Alsina, Berta

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Alsina, Berta (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Development, cell fate and patterning of organs

Gwilliams, Laura

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Gwilliams, Laura (New York University) Neural processes supporting spoken word recognition, focusing on phonological and morphological computations

Theofanopoulou Constantina

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Theofanopoulou Constantina (Rockefeller University) Neurobiology of vocal learning

Aminoff, Elissa

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Aminoff, Elissa (Fordham University) Neuroimaging, behavioral, and computational methods to examine high level vision in humans

Agrawal, Sweta

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Agrawal, Sweta (University of Washington) Neural circuits for limb proprioception

Rangarajan, Vinitha

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Rangarajan, Vinitha (UC Berkeley) Using intracranial electrophysiology to study visual perception, repetition suppression, and binocular rivalry in humans

Konkle, Talia

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Konkle, Talia (Harvard University) Characterize representational spaces of the mind and how they are mapped onto the surface of the brain

Cowell, Rosie

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Cowell, Rosie (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Neural mechanisms of memory and vision; computational modelling, fMRI, behavioral studies

Groen, Iris

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Groen, Iris (New York University)  Visual perception in the human brain: how the brain perceives and understands real-world scenes

Marciniak, Karolina

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Marciniak, Karolina (The Rockefeller University) The Neural Computations of Intuitive Physics

Veruki, Margaret

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Veruki, Margaret (University of Bergen, Norway) Neural circuits and synaptic physiology in the retina

Viswanathan, Pooja

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Viswanathan, Pooja (The Rockefeller University) Neuronal mechanisms of social memory

Vazquez, Yuriria

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Vazquez, Yuriria (The Rockefeller University) Neural mechanisms supporting facial movements

Sani, Ilaria

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Sani, Ilaria (The Rockefeller University) Neural basis of visual attention

Hermundstad, Ann

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

Xiong, Qiaojie

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Xiong, Qiaojie (SUNY Stony Brook) Memory formation, auditory processing

Oviedo, Hysell

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Oviedo, Hysell (City College of New York) Function and dysfunction of auditory cortical circuits

Sliwa, Julia

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Sliwa, Julia (ICM Paris) Neural mechanisms of social cognition and perception

Ribeiro M.A., Ines

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Ribeiro M.A., Ines (Max Planck Institute Neurobiology, Germany) Neural basis for visually guided behavior in fruit flies.

Uchida, Mitsuko

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Uchida, Mitsuko (Harvard Univ) Decision making and the basal ganglia

Yakusheva, Tatyana

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Yakusheva, Tatyana (Washington University in St Louis) Understanding the vestibular, visual and motor (oculomotor) signal processing by the central nervous system

Xu, Yaoda

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Xu, Yaoda (Yale Univ) Visual information representation in the human brain

Battelli, Lorella

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Battelli, Lorella (Italian Institute of Technology) Vision and Time perception

Keitel, Anne

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Keitel, Anne (University of Dundee) Brain rhythms and speech perception; functional brain organisation; behavioural tasks in combination with electrophysiological/neuromagnetic signals

Goel, Anubhuti

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Goel, Anubhuti (UCLA) Investigating circuit alterations responsible for learning impairments in mouse models of autism

Kubo, Fumi

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Kubo, Fumi (National Institute of Genetics) Neural circuit mechanisms for visual processing and behavior

von Kriegstein, Katharina

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von Kriegstein, Katharina (TU Dresden) Sensory processes that enable human communication and their impairment in populations with communication difficulties

Schmidt, Tiffany

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Schmidt, Tiffany (Northwestern University) Mapping visual circuits from retinal function to visual behavior

Ros, Hana

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Ros, Hana (University College London) Neural circuits for sensory and motor processing in the cerebellum

Hoy, Jennifer

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Hoy, Jennifer (University of Nevada, Reno) Function and development of neural circuits for natural vision

Korsching, Sigrun I.

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Korsching, Sigrun I. (Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne) Sensation, perception and behavior in vertebrate olfaction

Slovin, Hamutal

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Slovin, Hamutal (Bar Ilan University) Neuronal circuits and cortical mechanisms
of visual processing

Aton, Sara

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Aton, Sara (University of Michigan) Understanding effects of sensory experience and sleep on neural circuits, and mechanisms underlying nervous system plasticity and memory formation

Marlin, Bianca Jones

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Marlin, Bianca Jones (Columbia University) Investigating transgenerational epigenetic inheritance and how traumatic experiences in parents affect the brain structure and behavior of their offspring

Schnell, Bettina

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Schnell, Bettina (Caesar/ Max Planck) Neurobiology of flight control in Drosophila

Hong, Elizabeth

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Hong, Elizabeth (Caltech) Synaptic physiology and neural computation in Drosophila

Chrysikou, Evangelia

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Chrysikou, Evangelia (Drexel. University) Investigating learning and memory in humans

Singhvi, Aakanksha

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Singhvi, Aakanksha (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerq) Glial modulation of neuron shape, functions and animal behavior

Engel, Tatiana

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

Mathur, Vani

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Mathur, Vani (Texas A& M University) Mechanisms of disparities in pain, social and cultural modulation of pain, pain neuroimaging

Crook, Robyn

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Crook, Robyn (San Francisco State University) Somatosensation, nociceptive plasticity underlying adaptive behavior, and neural circuits generating pain-like behaviors in invertebrates

Briscoe, Adriana

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Briscoe, Adriana (University of California, Irvine) Evolution of color vision in insects

Lee, Soohyun

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Lee, Soohyun (NIMH, NIH) Functional neural circuits for sensation and action in somatosensory system

Rivlin, Michal

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Rivlin, Michal (Weizmann Institute of Science) Visual processing in retinal circuits

Heron, Rosalind

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Heron, Rosalind (University of Glasgow) Neuronal function in relation to learning and memory, the regulation of fat metabolism, and recovery from peripheral nerve damage

Weurger, Sophie

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Weurger, Sophie (Liverpool University) Visual  perception; multisensorial perception

Olkkonen, Maria

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Olkkonen, Maria (Durham University) Recruitment of prior knowledge about the world in the construction of visual representations

Dekker, Tessa

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Dekker, Tessa (UCL) Neural mechanisms of adaptive perception and action in the visual system

Zeldenrust, Fleur

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Zeldenrust, Fleur (Radboud University, Nijmegen) Neuronal Network structure and information processing

Park, Hyojin

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Park, Hyojin (University of Birmingham) Neural oscillations in audiovisual speech/language and communication

Nordström, Karin

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Nordström, Karin (Flinders University)  Motion vision in hoverflies

Bautista Diana

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Bautista Diana (UC Berkeley) Mechanisms of touch, pain and itch

Gutierrez, Gabrielle J

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Gutierrez, Gabrielle J (University of Washington) Affects of intrinsic neuron properties on the computations performed by neural circuits and networks

Ward, Laura

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Ward, Laura (University of Glasgow, UK) Healthy ageing in the visual cortex

Golomb, Julie

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Golomb, Julie (Ohio State University) Dynamic visual perception, attention, and computational cognitive neuroscience

Pardue, Machelle

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Pardue, Machelle (Georgia Institute of Technology) Behavioral, electrophysiological, morphological, molecular, and imaging approaches to evaluate changes in retinal function and structure

Pala, Aurélie

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Pala, Aurélie (Georgia Institute of Technology) Interhemispheric integration of tactile sensory information

Sederberg, Audrey

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Sederberg, Audrey (Georgia Institute of Technology) Coding and dynamics in early sensory processing

Sachse, Silke

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Sachse, Silke (Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology) Olfactory coding and processing in Drosophila

Spering, Miriam

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Spering, Miriam (University of British Columbia) Visual perception, eye movements, perception-action, sensorimotor dysfunction

Kalluri, Radha

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Kalluri, Radha (University of Southern California) Biophysical mechanisms of the auditory and vestibular organs of the inner ear

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

Wang, Fan

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Wang, Fan (Duke) Neural circuit basis of sensory perception and motor action

Lewis, Laura

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Lewis, Laura (MGH/Harvard) Thalamocortical network dynamics, computational neuroimaging techniques, and sensory coding in sleep and wake states.

Jehee, Janneke

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Jehee, Janneke (Donders Institute) Neural basis of visual perception and perceptual decision making

Egger, Veronica

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Egger, Veronica (University of Regensburg) Sensory processing in the olfactory bulb

Tong, Michelle

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Tong, Michelle (Earlham College) Molecular mechanisms of olfactory memory

Cardin, Velia

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Cardin, Velia (University of East Anglia) Neural plasticity, cognition, language and deafness

Fukunaga, Izumi

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

Dona, Erika

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Dona, Erika (MRC LMB, Cambridge) Developmental genetic basis and behavioural significance of sexually dimorphic circuits

Hermes, Dora

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Hermes, Dora (Stanford/ UMC Utrecht) Neurophysiological signatures of large-scale brain dynamics; neurophysiological correlates of the functional MRI signal

Pallas, Sarah

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Pallas, Sarah (University of Massachusetts-Amherst) Developmental Neurobiology of Mammalian Sensory Systems

Kiss, Zelma

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Kiss, Zelma (University of Calgary) Deep brain stimulation mechanisms of action

Miguel-Aliaga, Irene

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Miguel-Aliaga, Irene (Imperial College London) Gut Signalling and Metabolism

Silies, Marion

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Silies, Marion (European Neuroscience Institute, Goettingen) Visual processing in Drosophila

Lumpkin, Ellen

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Lumpkin, Ellen (Columbia University) Molecular and mechanical basis of mammalian touch

Okamura, Allison

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Okamura, Allison (Stanford) Haptics, medical and rehabilitation robotics, behavioral studies and models of human motor control

Carney, Laurel

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Carney, Laurel (Rochester) Neural mechanisms underlying the perception of complex sounds

Avitan, Lilach

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Avitan, Lilach (Univ. of Queensland) The neural population codes in the zebrafish optic tectum

Goodman, Miriam

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Goodman, Miriam (Stanford) Sensory mechanotransduction and thermotransduction in C.elegans

Gonzalez Bellido, Paloma

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Gonzalez Bellido, Paloma (Univ. of Cambridge) Neural code driving visually driven predation

Anderson, Bethany

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

Martelli, Carlotta

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Martelli, Carlotta (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) Drosophila sensory systems

de Vries, Saskia

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de Vries, Saskia (Allan Institute) Function and computation in visual circuits

Makin, Tamar

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Makin, Tamar (UCL)  Brain plasticity and the neural basis of perception and action

Walker, Kerry

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Walker, Kerry (Oxford) Neural basis of sound perception

Woolley, Sarah

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Woolley, Sarah (Columbia University) Sensory processing and social communication

Ravel, Nadine

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Ravel, Nadine (Lyon, France) Coding and memory in the olfactory system

Roux, Lisa

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Roux, Lisa (Bordeaux University) Oscillations and memory

Iacaruso, Florencia

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Iacaruso, Florencia (Oxford) Synaptic organisation and visual perception

Riabinina, Olena

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Riabinina, Olena (Univ. of Manchester) Insect sensory neuroscience and genetics

Galliano, Elisa

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Galliano, Elisa (King’s College London/ Harvard University) Development, plasticity and learning in olfactory circuits

Clancy, Kelly

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Clancy, Kelly (Univ. of Basel) Principles of biological information processing

Veit, Julia

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Veit, Julia (University of Freiburg) Cortical circuits and perception

Song, Zhouyi

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Song, Zhouyi (Univ. of Sheffield) Computational analysis of photoreceptors

Allen, Annette

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Allen, Annette (Univ. of Manchester) Visual processing in retina and thalamus

Sarvestani, Madineh

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Sarvestani, Madineh (Univ. of Pennsylvania) Thalamocortical circuits, dynamics and visual processing

Leijon, Sara

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Leijon, Sara (Karolinska Institute) Sound processing in early auditory pathways

Stensola, Hanne

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Stensola, Hanne (Champalimaud, Lisbon) Entorhinal and hippocampal spatial cognition systems

Zhang, Yun

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Zhang, Yun (Harvard University) Neural circuits underlying olfactory learning

Peterson, Mary

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Peterson, Mary (Univ. of Arizona) Visual Perception and Memory

Hartmann, Mitra

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Hartmann, Mitra  (Northwesteren) Active touch sensing and sensorimotor integration

Brown, Jennifer

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Brown, Jennifer  (UC Berkeley) Cortical circuits and computations underlying sensory perception

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

Gollub, Randy

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Gollub, Randy (MGH) Neuroimaging of pain and modulation of pain perception

Linster, Christiane

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Linster, Christiane (Cornell University) Neural basis of sensory information processing

Jozwik, Kamila

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Jozwik, Kamila (Cambridge) Object recognition: computational modelling, brain representations and behaviour.

Grunwald Kadow, Ilona

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

Angelucci, Alessandra

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Angelucci, Alessandra (University of Utah) Neuronal circuits that underlie visual perception

Gogolla, Nadine

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

Goodrich, Lisa

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Goodrich, Lisa (Harvard) Development of sensory circuits

Sereno, Anne

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

Jones, Stephanie

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Jones, Stephanie (Brown University) Circuit mechanisms underlying human attention, perception and disease states

Hoffman, Kari

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Hoffman, Kari (Vanderbilt University) Neural mechanisms underlying perception and memory formation