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Leadership

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

David Brainard, CNI Co-director
Human vision, machine vision, and computational modeling of visual processing

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

 

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 therapeuticsChris Fang-Yen
Experimental Neuroscience, Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation

Biology

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

Electrical and Systems Engineering

Daniel Lee
biological information processing, adaptive artificial sensorimotor systems

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
Circuit computations in the retina

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

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

Nicole Rust
The neural correlates of visual memory

Alan Stocker
Computational perception and cognition

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

Student Leadership

Drew Jaegle
Contreras & Daniilidis Labs

Kamesh Krishnamurthy
Balasubramanian & Gold Labs

Noam Roth
Rust Lab

 

CNI Postdocs

Eve Armstrong

Eugenio Piasini

Vijay Singh

Gaia Tavoni

Postdocs in CNI-Affiliated Labs

Clélia de Mulatier

Takahiro Doi

Chad Giusti

Chris Glaze

Hannah Lefumat

Ana Radonjić

Madineh Sarvestani

Lalitta Suriya-Arunroj

Affiliated Graduate Students

Daniel Adler

Chris Angeloni

Michael  Barnett

Christine Boylan

John Briguglio

Alice Dallstream

Shachee Doshi

Yunshu Fan

Alon Hafri

Joshua Julian

Ari Kahn

Benjamin Kandel

Louis Kang

Alexander Keinath

Long Luu

Andrew Moberly

Ryan Natan

Trishala Parthasarathi

Mohammad Rostami

Kyra Schapiro

Srihari Srithara

Nathan Tardiff

Morgan Taylor


Cedric (Huchuan) Xia

Laura Wiles

Jared Wilson

 

 

Alumni

David Barack

Karl Healey

Ann Hermundstad

Matjaz Jogan

Marcelo Mattar

Joe McGuire

Maria Olkkonen

Manuel Spitschan

Xuexin Wei