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Meet the Team

We are a diverse group – biologists, psychologists, mathematicians, and we code, record neuronal activity, look carefully at behavior and create theorethical models.

Lab members

Joe Paton, PhD

Joe Paton, PhD

Principal Investigator

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neuroscience and computation, timing, behavior, soccer

Bruno Ceña

Bruno Ceña

Lab Administrator

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administration, finances, cachaça

Tiago Monteiro, PhD

Tiago Monteiro, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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behavior, recordings, ethology, psychology

Bassam Atallah, PhD

Bassam Atallah, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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electrophysiology, imaging, behavior, leather-jackets, chicken feet

Sofia Soares, MSc

Sofia Soares, MSc

2011 INDP PhD Student

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behavior, electrophysiology, optogenetics, singing

Asma Motiwala, MSc

Asma Motiwala, MSc

2012 INDP PhD Student

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analysis, computation, theory

Bruno Cruz, MSc

Bruno Cruz, MSc

2014 INDP PhD Student

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analysis, computation, optogenetics

Mauricio Toro, MSc

Mauricio Toro, MSc

2015 INDP PhD Student

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computation, neural coding, timing

Gonçalo Guiomar, MSc

Gonçalo Guiomar, MSc

2016 INDP PhD Student

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models, VJ’ing

Filipe Rodrigues, MSc

Filipe Rodrigues, MSc

Research Technician

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VR, behavior, electrophysiology

Alumni

Thiago Gouvêa, PhD

2009 INDP PhD Student Postdoctoral Fellow (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)

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Gustavo Mello, PhD

2010 INDP PhD Student Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Oslo)

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Gonçalo Lopes, PhD

2010 INDP PhD Student Postdoctoral Fellow (University College London)

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