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Couzin-Fuchs, Einat

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Couzin-Fuchs, Einat (University of Konstanz) Neural mechanisms underlying insects’ sensory perception

Ribic, Adema

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Ribic, Adema (University of Virginia) Mechanisms of learning and activity-dependent circuit development

Schroeder, Karen

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Schroeder, Karen (Columbia University) Cortical neuroprosthetics; motor control and planning

Bainbridge, Wilma

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Bainbridge, Wilma (University of Chicago) Interaction of perception and memory

Kuceyeski, Amy

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Kuceyeski, Amy (Weill Cornell Medicine) Structural and functional brain connectivity in health and disease

Hong, Kate

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

Fisher, Yvette

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Fisher, Yvette (University of California Berkeley) Mechanisms and circuits of spatial navigation in fruit flies

Alhadeff, Amber

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Alhadeff, Amber (Monell Center and University of Pennsylvania) Neural control of motivated behavior, gut-brain signaling

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

Vaidya, Vidita

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Vaidya, Vidita (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) Neurocircuits regulating emotion

Locke, Shannon

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

Griffith, Leslie

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Griffith, Leslie (Brandeis University) Cellular, genetic, biochemical and physiological processes that contribute to sleep and learning in Drosophila

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

Cayco Gajic, N Alex

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

Shin, Hyeyoung

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

Chen, Lulu

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Chen, Lulu (UC Irvine) Molecular and cellular mechanisms of synapse development and function in disorders of learning and memory.

Levine, Ariel

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Levine, Ariel (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Spinal cord motor circuits and cell types

Stinear, Cathy

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Stinear, Cathy (University of Auckland) Motor rehabilitation following stroke

Wenderoth, Nicole

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Wenderoth, Nicole (ETH Zurich) Motor learning and plasticity

Zelikowsky, Moriel

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Zelikowsky, Moriel (University of Utah) Neural circuits underlying stress, fear and social behavior

Eissa, Tahra

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Eissa, Tahra (University of Colorado Boulder) Mathematical models of decision-making

Papeo, Liuba

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Papeo Liuba (CNRS) Cognitive neuroscience with focus on the neural representation of word meanings, action and object knowledge

Devineni, Anita

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Devineni, Anita (Columbia University) Using the taste system of Drosophila as a model of how flexible dynamics can link sensory stimuli to behavioral responses

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

Rajadhyaksha, Anjali

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Rajadhyaksha, Anjali (Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences) Neuronal voltage-gated L-type Ca2 channel subunits role in experience-dependent plasticity

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

De Rubeis, Silvia

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De Rubeis, Silvia (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)  Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders

Zachariou, Venetia

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Zachariou, Venetia (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Signal transduction and epigenetic mechanisms underlying CNS disorders and their treatment

Deng, Xinyi

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Deng, Xinyi (Beijing University of Techology) Statistical methods to analyze neural spiking activity

Quinlan, Elizabeth

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

Rajan, Kanaka

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Rajan, Kanaka (Mount Sinai) Recurrent neural networks

Motanis, Helen

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Motanis, Helen (University of California, Los Angeles) Alterations of cortical neural dynamics in Fragile x syndrome.

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.

Coulson, Elizabeth

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Coulson, Elizabeth (University of Queensland) Loss of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons in Alzheimer’s disease and role of neurotrophins in the normal and pathological function of these neurons

Dugué, Laura

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

Santacruz, Samantha

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Santacruz, Samantha (The University of Texas at Austin) Closed-loop neuromodulation and neurotherapeutic devices for investigating and modulating behaviors related to neuropsychiatric disorders.

Nautiyal, Kate

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Nautiyal, Kate (Dartmouth College) Serotonin modulation of the neural circuits underlying impulsive behavior.

Thompson-Schill, Sharon

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Thompson-Schill, Sharon (University of Pennsylvania), Cognitive neuroscience, memory, executive function.

 

Abdeladim, Lamiae

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

Lim, Miranda

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Lim, Miranda (OHSU) Translational research at the interface of sleep and neurological disorders

Savin, Cristina

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

Hammock, Elizabeth

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Hammock, Elizabeth (Florida State University) Neural mechanisms of infant attachment and its long term consequences

Eggers, Erika

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

Martin, Kelsey

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Martin, Kelsey (UCLA) Molecular and cell biological mechanisms underlying long-lasting memory, with a focus on changes in gene expression that mediate experience-dependent changes in neural circuitry

Quattrocolo, Giulia

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Quattrocolo, Giulia (Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience – NTNU) Development of the hippocampal circuit and of the hippocampal dependent behavior

Kastanenka, Ksenia  

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Kastanenka, Ksenia (Harvard Medical School) Role neural activity plays in onset and development of Alzheimer’s disease

Garrido, Marta

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Garrido, Marta (University of Melbourne) Brain’s circuitry underpinning the learning mechanisms that enable us to adapt to a novel environment and make predictions about future events

Baker, Christa

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

Kelly, Clare

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Kelly, Clare (Trinity College Dublin) Vulnerability to mental health difficulties during childhood and adolescence

Charpentier, Caroline

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Charpentier, Caroline (Caltech) Neuro-computational mechanisms of social learning and decision-making

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

Babu, Kavita

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Babu, Kavita (Indian Institute of Science, India) Signalling role of cell adhesion molecules at the neuromuscular junction using C. elegans as the model system

Scimemi, Annalisa

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Scimemi, Annalisa (SUNY Albany) Neurotransmitter transporters and synaptic function; quantitative imaging and computer modeling

Olson, Elizabeth

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Olson, Elizabeth (McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School) Decision-making, reward processing, and executive functioning in trauma and stress-related disorders including PTSD

Zavitz, Elizabeth

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

Jafarpour, Anna

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Jafarpour, Anna (University of Washington) Neural circuits for perception and memory of lifelike sequences of events using intracranial EEG and computational techniques

Caras, Melissa

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

Lefebvre, Julie

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Lefebvre, Julie (Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)) Developmental and molecular mechanisms of neuronal diversity and wiring

Foust, Amanda

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Foust, Amanda (Imperial College London) Imaging network-level neuronal activity in the mammalian brain

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

Swann, Nicole

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Swann, Nicole (University of Oregon) Human motor system in health and disease

Esposito, Maria Soledad

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Esposito, Maria Soledad (Medical Physics Department, CNEA, Argentina) Neurobiology of movement

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

Gibb, Robbin Lynn

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Gibb, Robbin Lynn (University of Lethbridge) Rodent models of experience dependent plasticity, behavior, development, and epigenetics

Metz, Gerlinde Alexandra

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Metz, Gerlinde Alexandra (University of Lethbridge) The influence of experience and environment on behavior and brain plasticity

Siclari, Francesca

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Siclari, Francesca (CHUV, Lausanne (Switzerland)) Sleep, dreams, consciousness, Sleep’s disorders

Tan, Kelly

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Tan, Kelly (University of Basel (Switzerland)) Mechanisms underlying cellular, synaptic and circuit function in the basal ganglia that control motor actions

Fernandez, Laura

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Fernandez, Laura (University of Lausanne (Switzerland)) Sensory processing during the sleep-wake cycle, brain oscillations in thalamocortical and hippocampic networks, learning and memory during sleep

Lüthi, Anita

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Lüthi, Anita (University of Lausanne (Switzerland)) Exploration of thalamocortical networks, brain oscillations and rhythms, sensory processing during sleep, manipulation of sleep and wake states

Fonken, Yvonne

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

Cummings, Kirstie

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Cummings, Kirstie (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Cortical microcircuits underlying memory storage and expression

Aits, Sonja

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Aits, Sonja (Lund University) Combining artificial intelligence and biomedicine to study cell death and lysosome in neurological diseases and cancer

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

Saxena, Shreya

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Saxena, Shreya (Columbia University) Estimation and Control for Neural Populations; Sensorimotor Control

Aminoff, Elissa

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

deBettencourt, Megan

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deBettencourt, Megan (University of Chicago) Cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory

Karmarkar, Uma

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Karmarkar, Uma (UCSD) Information processing and decision-making in marketplace settings using neural and behavioral methods

Agrawal, Sweta

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

Evans, Carys

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Evans, Carys (University College London) Interventions in pathology and healthy ageing

Rangarajan, Vinitha

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

Aw, Sherry

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Aw, Sherry (Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore) Circuit and molecular mechanisms that underlie movement dysfunctions using Drosophila disease models

Prager-Khoutorsky, Masha

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Prager-Khoutorsky, Masha (McGill University) Neurobiology of hypothalamic circuits controlling body fluid homeostasis

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

Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda

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Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Functional characteristics of neurons in the dentate gyrus

Carcea, Ioana

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Carcea, Ioana (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) Neural substrates for social learning, the representation of social contexts and maternal behaviors

Bardet, Sylvia M

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Bardet, Sylvia M (University of Limoges – CNRS) Cell biology and in vivo multiphoton microscopy and bioimaging applied to bio-electromagnetism

Friedman, Allyson

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Friedman, Allyson (Hunter College, CUNY) Factors that alter neural circuit responses to influence stress susceptibility

Muralidhar,Shruti

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Muralidhar,Shruti (Picower Institute for Learning and Memory) Engram interneurons in learning and memory

Moxon, Karen

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Moxon, Karen (University of California Davis) Computational neuroscience, neural encoding, brain-machine interfaces

Cowell, Rosie

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

Sodhi, Monsheel 

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Sodhi, Monsheel (Loyola University Chicago) Molecular basis of psychiatric disorders that increase the risk of suicide

Cai, Denise

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Cai, Denise (Mount Sinai) Cellular and circuit mechanisms for how memories change across time and experience; development of open-source tools and neurotechnology

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

Kaltschmidt, Julia

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Kaltschmidt, Julia (Stanford University) Neuronal circuitry underlying locomotion, sexual function and motility

Turner, Jill R.

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Turner, Jill R. (University of Kentucky) Nicotinic receptors in brain function

Collinger, Jen

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Collinger, Jen (University of Pittsburgh) Sensorimotor neuroprosthetics to restore upper limb function

Rodal, Avi

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Rodal, Avi (Brandeis) Membrane trafficking and membrane organization at synapses

Perrotti, Linda I

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Perrotti, Linda I (University of Texas at Arlington) Neurobiology of sex differences in drug addiction

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

Ben-Tov, Mor

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Ben-Tov, Mor (Duke University) Neural circuits for context-dependent song production in songbirds

Rodal, Avi

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Rodal, Avi (Brandeis) Membrane trafficking and membrane organization at synapses

Herrojo Ruiz, Maria

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Herrojo Ruiz, Maria (Goldsmiths University of London) Neural bases of sensorimotor learning and motor control in healthy and clinical populations

Tschida, Katherine

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Tschida, Katherine (Duke University) Neural circuits for the production of social vocalizations in the mouse

Fioravante, Diasynou

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

Kainmueller, Dagmar

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Kainmueller, Dagmar (Berlin Institute of Health) Computational techniques for biological imaging

Keleman, Krystyna

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Keleman, Krystyna (Janelia Research Campus)  Fly courtship & memory; neural circuits & plasticity

Hermundstad, Ann

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

Orsborn, Amy

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

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

Lima, Susana

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Lima, Susana (Champalimaud) How the brain controls key processes in sexual behaviour

DeNardo, Laura

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DeNardo, Laura (UCLA) Cortical circuits underlying adaptive behaviors

Basilakos, Alexandra

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Basilakos, Alexandra (University of South Carolina) Predicting language recovery post-stroke using brain, cognitive and biographical factors

Stark, Brielle

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Stark, Brielle (Indiana University) Brain-behavior relationships through the lens of post-stroke aphasia and typical aging

Oostland, Marlies

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Oostland, Marlies (Princeton University) Cerebellar circuit mechanisms in motor systems, learning and memory, and decision making

Boettiger, Charlotte

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Boettiger, Charlotte (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Characterizing the neurobiology of neurocognitive abnormalities associated with addiction

Sliwa, Julia

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

Hidalgo, Alicia

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Hidalgo, Alicia (University of Birmingham) Structural plasticity in the central nervous system, in health, in development, regeneration and repair

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.

Rangel, Lara M.

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Rangel, Lara M (UCSD) Neural rhythms in the hippocampus during associative memory processing

O’Dell, Laura

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O’Dell, Laura (University of Texas at El Paso) Neural mechanisms that mediate addiction to drugs of abuse

Branson, Kristin

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Branson, Kristin (HHMI Janelia) Developing machine vision and learning technologies to extract scientific understanding from large image data sets

Uchida, Mitsuko

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

Chen, Yao

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Chen, Yao (Washington University, St Louis) Spatial and temporal dynamics of biological signals

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

Murray, Betsy

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Murray, Betsy (NIMH) neural basis of learning, memory, emotion and response selection

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

Rich, Erin

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

Seo, Hyojung

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Seo, Hyojung (Yale Univ) Prefrontal mechanisms of decision-making and reinforcement learning

Beyeler, Anna

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Beyeler, Anna (Neurocentre Magendie – French NIH (INSERM)) Neural substrate of anxiety-related behaviors

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

Pakan, Janelle

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Pakan, Janelle (DZNE Magdeburg) Understand how neural circuits function during the transformation of information from sensory perception to behavioral output