Meet the Team

We are a diverse group – biologists, computer scientists, physicists, mathematicians, psychologists – we code and create theoretical models.

Lab members
Christian Machens, PhD

Christian Machens, PhD

Principal Investigator

theoretical neuroscience

Adrien Jouary, PhD

Adrien Jouary, PhD

Postdoc (joint with Mike Orger)

behavior, zebrafish, latent variable models

Allan Mancoo, PhD

Allan Mancoo, PhD

Postdoc

Dimensionality reduction, spiking networks, convex optimization

 

Bertrand Lacoste, PhD

Bertrand Lacoste, PhD

Postdoc (joint with Susana Lima)

behavior, dopamine, sexual drive

Bill Podlaski, PhD

Bill Podlaski, PhD

Postdoc

Perturbatome, spike coding

Gonçalo Guiomar

Gonçalo Guiomar

INDP PhD Student (joint with Joe Paton)

RL, striatum

Guillermo Martin

Guillermo Martin

Masters Student

Spike Coding, Hippocampus

Francesca Mastroguiseppe, PhD

Francesca Mastroguiseppe, PhD

Postdoc

Neural Networks, Dimensionality reduction

Joana Carmona

Joana Carmona

INDP PhD Student

interarea communication, predictive coding, non-normal networks

Matthijs oude Lohuis, PhD

Matthijs oude Lohuis, PhD

Postdoc (joint with Leopoldo Petreanu)

interarea communication, perceptual decision-making, brainwide imaging

Michael Pereira

Michael Pereira

INDP PhD Student (joint with Rui Costa)

mazes, hippocampus, RL

Oihane Horno

Oihane Horno

INDP PhD Student (joint with Leopoldo Petreanu & Susana Lima)

vision, dimensionality reduction, behavior

Raphael Steinfeld, PhD

Raphael Steinfeld, PhD

Postdoc (joint with Alfonso Renart)

electrophysiology, perturbatome, spiking networks

Severin Berger

Severin Berger

INDP PhD student

 RL, efficient coding, dimensionality reduction

 

Alumni

Franz Weber (PhD student, joint with Axel Borst, Max-Planck)

Pedro Goncalves (PhD student)

Viola Priesemann (PhD student)

Adrien Wohrer (Postdoc)

Juha Kesseli (Postdoc)

Mark Humphries (Postdoc, joint with Boris Gutkin & Sophie Deneve, ENS Paris)

Florian Dehmelt (PhD Student)

Wieland Brendel (PhD student)

Nuno Calaim (PhD student)

David Barrett (Postdoc, joint with Sophie Deneve, ENS Paris)

Joao Semedo (PhD student, joint with Byron Yu, CMU & Adam Kohn, Albert Einstein)

Dmitry Kobak (Postdoc)

Asma Motiwala (PhD student, joint with Joe Paton)

Sander Keemink (Postdoc)