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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

António Raposo

António Raposo

Lab Administrator

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administration, finances, cachaça

Georg Raiser, PhD

Georg Raiser, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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behavior, electrophysiology, 2-photon imaging

Caroline Haimerl, PhD

Caroline Haimerl, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow (shared with Machens lab)

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theoretical neuroscience

Daniel Nunes, PhD

Daniel Nunes, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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behavior, temperature manipulations, cerebellum

Pawel Bujalski, PhD

Pawel Bujalski, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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behavior, electrophysiology

Sofia Freitas, MSc

Sofia Freitas, MSc

2019 INDP PhD Student (co-supervised by Alfonso Renart)

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analysis, behavior, electrophysiology

Teresa Serradas Duarte, MSc

Teresa Serradas Duarte, MSc

2017 INDP PhD Student (co-supervised by Megan Carey)

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behavior, electrophysiology

Francisco Azevedo, MSc

Francisco Azevedo, MSc

2022 INDP PhD Student

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behavior

Renato Sousa, MSc

Renato Sousa, MSc

2017 external PhD Student

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behavior, photometry

Margarida Sousa, MSc

Margarida Sousa, MSc

2017 INDP PhD Student

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theoretical neuroscience

Simon Zamora, MSc

Simon Zamora, MSc

Research Technician

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behavior, electrophysiology

Gonçalo Guiomar, MSc

Gonçalo Guiomar, MSc

2016 INDP PhD Student

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models, VJ’ing

Filipe Rodrigues, PhD

Filipe Rodrigues, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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VR, behavior, electrophysiology

Rodrigo Martins, MsC

Rodrigo Martins, MsC

Research Technician

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behavior

Ben Zarov, MsC

Ben Zarov, MsC

Research Technician

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behavior, electrophysiology, art

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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Margarida Pexirra, MSc

2016-2019 Technician | now PhD student (Sainsburry Wellcome Centre)

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Sofia Soares, PhD

2011 INDP PhD Student Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvey Lab (Harvard Brain science initiative)

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Bruno Cruz, PhD

2014 INDP PhD Student | now Research Scientist (Allen Institute)

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Sofia Castro-Almeida, Msc

2021-2022 Technician | now PhD Student (EPFL)

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Mauricio Toro, PhD

2015 INDP PhD Student

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Asma Motiwala, PhD

2012 INDP PhD Student Postdoctoral Fellow at Yu and Batista lab (Carnagie Mellon)

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