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Leadership

Vijay Balasubramanian, CNI Director
Structural and functional aspects of the organization of sensory systems, organization of cortical circuitry

Joshua Gold, CNI Co-director
Neural basis of perceptual decision making and perceptual learning in non-human primates

Nicole Rust, CNI Co-director
The neural correlates of visual memory

 

Faculty 

Bioengineering

Danielle Bassett
Complex Systems, Network Science, Computational Neuroscience, Systems Biology, Dynamical Systems, Soft Materials, Behavioral Network Science

Brian Chow
Neuroengineering, Experimental Neuroscience, Optogenetics, Bioengineered therapeutics

Chris Fang-Yen

Experimental Neuroscience, Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation

Konrad Kording
Data that matters

Biology

Marc Schmidt
Encoding of complex motor behaviors; auditory/motor integration; neural basis of vocal learning

Neurology

Geoffrey Aguirre
Cortical organization for visual perception and recovery of visual function

Neuroscience

Long Ding
Electrophysiology; psychophysics; basal ganglia; frontal cortex; perceptual decisions

Michael Freed
Noise generated by chemical synapses, reverse engineering retinal design

Konrad Kording
Data that matters

Minghong Ma
Neurobiology of the sense of smell

Joel Mainland
Developing a predictive model relating molecular structure and olfactory perception

Robert Smith
Understanding how the structure, biophysical properties, and synaptic connections of a neuron influence its signal processing function within the surrounding neural circuit.

Otorhinolaryngology

Yale Cohen
Understanding the representation of auditory information in the cortex, how auditory information is integrated with cognitive processes, and how auditory and visual information is combined to form unified sensory percepts

Steven Eliades
Neural basis of vocal communication, sensory-motor integration, vocal/speech motor control in humans and animals, cochlear implants

Maria Geffen
Multi-neuronal processing of natural sounds in the auditory cortex, the effect of emotional learning on auditory perception, and the role of specific cortical neuronal types in processing of complex sounds

Physics & Astronomy

Eleni Katifori
Topology, function and development of biological distribution networks, elasticity and mechanics of thin cells, pattern formation

Philip Nelson
stochastic modeling; computational neuroscience; multielectrode recording

Psychology

Michael Arcaro
Mammalian vision, development of sensory systems

David Brainard
Human vision, machine vision, and computational modeling of visual processing

Johannes Burge
Computational modeling, perceptual systems, vision

Russell Epstein
Visual recognition and spatial cognition in humans

Joseph Kable
Psychological and neural mechanisms of human decision-making

Michael Kahana
Human episodic memory for verbal, visual and spatial information

Anna Schapiro
Memory, learning, neural network modeling, sleep, consolidation, hippocampal-cortical interactions

Alan Stocker
Computational perception and cognition

Sharon Thompson-Schill
Cognitive neuroscience, functional neuroimaging, memory and knowledge

Affiliated Faculty

Hualou Liang
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, Drexel University
 

Victor Barranca
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Swarthmore University
 

CNI Postdocs

Philipp Fleig

Eugenio Piasini

Gaia Tavoni

Postdocs in CNI-Affiliated Labs

Hanrong Chen

Clélia de Mulatier

Takahiro Doi

Chad Giusti

Chris Glaze

Seha Kim

Hannah Lefumat

Vahid Mehrpour

Cheng Qiu

Adrian Radillo

Madineh Sarvestani

Lalitta Suriya-Arunroj

Joris Vincent

Affiliated Graduate Students

Daniel Adler

Chris Angeloni

Michael Barnett

Christine Boylan

John Briguglio

Benjamin Chin

Jared Collina

Alice Dallstream

Ronald Ditullio

Shachee Doshi

Ariana Familiar

Yunshu Fan

Drew Jaegle

Barnes Januzzi

Joshua Julian

Ari Kahn

Benjamin Kandel

David Kersen

David Lozano

Harrison McAdams

Kara McGaughey

Jiang Mao

Andrew Moberly

Ryan Natan

Long Ni

Daniel Pak

Trishala Parthasarathi

Noam Roth

Kyra Schapiro

Srihari Srithara

Nathan Tardiff

Morgan Taylor


Cedric (Huchuan) Xia

David White

Laura Wiles

Jared Wilson

Lingqi Zhang

Alumni

Eve Armstrong

David Barack

Alon Hafri

Karl Healey

Ann Hermundstad

Matjaz Jogan

Louis Kang

Kamesh Krishnamurthy

Long Luu

Marcelo Mattar

Joe McGuire

Maria Olkkonen


Ana Radonjić

Vijay Singh

Mohammad Rostami

Manuel Spitschan

Xuexin Wei