Former Lab Members

Former postdoctoral students:

Theodore Schwartz, M.D.
Professor, Dept. Neurosurgery | Cornell University Weil Medical College

James Kozloski, Ph.D.
Member, Research Staff | IBM Watson Research Laboratories

Anna Dunaevsky, Ph.D.  (jointly advised with Dr. Carol Mason)
Professor | University of Nebraska Medical Centre

Huib Mansvelder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. Pharmacology | Free University of Amsterdam

Knut Holthoff, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Physiology | Friedrich-Schiller-University

Jena Diana Smetters, Ph.D.
Researcher, Computer Science Laboratory, PARC | Palo Alto

Joshua Brumberg, Ph.D.
Tenured Associate Professor, Dept. Psychology | Queens College-CUNY

Rafael Montoro, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Dept. Physiology | University of Seville

Buqing Mao, Ph.D., MBA
Research Associate, Keck School of Medicine | USC

Michael Beierlein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Neurobiology | UT Houston

Hajime Hirase, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Dept. Neuroscience, RIKEN | Japan

Rosa Cossart, Ph.D.
Group Leader, INSERM | Marseilles, France

Carlos Portera, M.D., Ph.D.
Tenured Associate Professor, Dept. Neurology | UCLA

Boaz Nemet, Ph.D.
Staff Researcher, KiloLambda | Israel

Gloster Aaron, Ph.D.
Tenured Associate Professor, Neuroscience Program | Wesleyan University

Andrew Trevelyan, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor, Dept. Neurology | University of Newcastle

Jason McLean, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Neuroscience | University of Chicago

Morgane Jego, Ph.D.
Maître de Conférences, IMN, UMR | Université Bordeaux Segalen-CNRS 5293

Jiang Jiang, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology | University of Singapore

Mutsuo Nuriya, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Neuroscience | Keio University, Tokyo

Wei Gan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry | Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sarah Fayivar, Ph.D.
Programmer

Emiliano Rial-Verde, Ph.D.
Analyst, MacKenzie Inc. | Geneva, Switzerland

Tim Vogels, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, EPFL | Laussane, Switzerland

Roberto Araya, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Physiology | University of Montreal

Alan Woodruff, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brain Research Institute | Zurich, Switzerland

Elodie Fino, Ph.D.
Group Leader, INSERM | College de France, Paris

Hiroto Takahashi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Education and Clinical Manager, Medtronics | Tokyo, Japan

Sean Quirin, Ph.D.
Director, Imaging Facility | Stanford University

Masakazu Agetsuma, Ph.D.
Junior Faculty, University of Osaka | Osaka, Japan

Kira Poskanzer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Biochemistry | UCSF

Darcy Peterka, Ph.D.
Director, Cellular Imaging Mind, Brain and Behavior Institute | Columbia University

Yeosook Shin, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist, RIKEN | Japan

Masayuki Sakamoto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Kyoto | Kyoto, Japan

Inbal Ayzhenstat, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Tel Aviv | Tel Aviv, Israel

Mahesh Karnani, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oxford University | Oxford, UK

Alex Dubbs, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. Mathematics | University of Michigan

Mercé Izquierdo Serra, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Biophotonics | Barcelona, Spain

Jesse Jackson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, HHMI, Janelia Farm | Ashford, VA

Ekaterina Taralova, Ph.D.
Developer, Zoo San Francisco | San Francisco, CA

Jan Hirtz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, TU Kaiserslautern | Kaiserslautern, Germany

Taekyung Kwon, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Abbvie Pharmaceuticals | Cambridge, MA

Wieteke De Boer, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Amsterdam | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Weijian Yang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Electrical Engineering | University of California, Davis

Luis Carrillo Reid, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Instituto Neurobiologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico | Juriquilla, Queretaro, Mexico

Erik Hoel, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Tufts University | Boston, MA

Yuki Bando, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Hamamatsu | Hamamatsu, Japan

Michael Wenzel, M.D. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Physiology | University of Oxford

Weiqun Fang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate | Columbia University Medical Center

David Tsai, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. Electrical Engineering | Columbia University

Jordan Hamm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. Neuroscience | Georgia State University

Victoria Andino, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow | Columbia University

Former graduate students:

Sydney Cash M.D., Ph.D. 1998 (distinction)
Associate Professor, Dept. Neurology, MGH | Harvard Medical School

Ania Majewska, Ph.D. 2000
Associate Professor, Dept. Neuroscience | University of Rochester Medical School

Areti Tsiola, Ph.D. 2002
Tenured Lecturer | Queens College

Tudor Badea, Ph.D. 2006
John Hopkins University (Thesis Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Nathans), Group Leader National Eye Institute

Ayumu Tashiro, Ph.D. 2002 (distinction)
Gruber International Award 2007, Group Leader NTNU | Nordheim, Norway

Jesse Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D. 2003 (distinction)
Dean’s Award, Assistant Professor | Cornell University

Sila Konur, Ph.D. 2004
Group Leader MRC-NIMR | London, England

Volodymir Nikolenko, Ph.D. 2007
Finalist, Kavli Doctoral Dissertation Award Senior Financial Analyst, Merck & Co. HQ | Whitehouse Station, NJ.

Brendon Watson, M.D., Ph.D. 2010
Assistant Professor, Dept. Psychiatry | University of Michigan

Tanya Sippy, Ph.D. 2011
Postdoctoral Associate, EPFL | Laussane, Switzerland

Adam Packer, Ph.D. 2011
Assistant Professor, Dept. Physiology | University of Oxford

Christophe Dupre Ph.D. 2017
Postdoctoral Associate, Harvard University | Cambridge, MA

John Szymanski, PhD. 2018
Whitman Associate, Marine Biological Laboratory | Woods Hole, MA

Former sabbatical visitors:

Roberto Etchenique, Ph.D.
Professor, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales | Universidad de Buenos Aires

Hannah Monyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Clinical Neurobiology | University of Heidelberg

Yuji Ikegaya, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. Physiology | University of Tokyo

Oscar Filevich
Researcher, CONIFEC Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales | Universidad de Buenos Aires

Former Lab Managers:

Reka Letso