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.
Associate Professor (tenure) Dept. Neurology UCLA

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

Gloster Aaron, Ph.D.
Associate Professor (tenure) 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 of Imaging Facility Stanford University

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

Kira Poskanzer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry UCSF

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

Yeosook Shin, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist RIKEN Hatoshi, Tokyo, 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, CA

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, Ph.D. 2008
MD 2010, Resident, Psychiatry Weill Cornell Medical Center

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

Adam Packer, Ph.D. 2011
Postdoctoral Associate UCL, London

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