Recent Postdoc Alumni:
2022 — Emily Dennis — left to lead her new Group at at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus (papers in prep)
2021 — Ahmed El-Hady — left to lead his new Group in the Department of Collective Behavior at the Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior in Germany (papers in prep.)
2021 — Sue Ann Koay (joint w/Tank lab) — left to lead her new Group at at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus (see Front. in Behav. Neurosci. 2018, eLife 2020 and Neuron 2021)
2021 — Abby Russo (joint w/Pillow lab) — left to join the systems neuroscience start-up CTRL-Labs.
2020 — Lucas Pinto (joint w/Tank lab) — left to become faculty at the Department of Physiology at the School of Medicine of Northwestern University. (See Front. Behav, Neuroscience 2018 and Neuron 2019)
2019 — Christine Constantinople — left to become faculty at the Center for Neural Science at NYU. (See eLife 2015, and Neuron 2017, and Curr. Biology 2019, and eLife 2019.)
2018 — Athena Akrami — left to become faculty at the Sainsbury Wellcome Center at UCL, London (see Nature 2018)
2018 — Ben Scott (joint w/Tank lab) — left to become faculty at Boston University. (See Neuron 2013, and eLife 2015, and Neuron 2017.)
2015 — Tim Hanks — left to become faculty at UC Davis (see Nature 2015)
2015 — Michael Yartsev — left to become faculty at UC Berkeley (see eLife 2018).
2014 — Jeff Erlich — left to become faculty at NYU-Shanghai (see Neuron 2011 and eLife 2015); in 2021 starting a faculty position at the Sainsbury Wellcome Center at UCL, London.
Not-so-recent Postdoc Alumnus:
2006 — Christian Machens — left to become faculty at the Group for Neural Theory École Normale Supérieure in Paris; later became faculty at the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown in Lisbon. (see Science 2005 and Neural Computation 2008 and J. Neuroscience 2010).
Recent Graduate Alumni:
2019 — Alex Piet — left to become a postdoc at the Allen Institute (see Neural Computation 2017 and Nature Communications 2018 ).
2018 — Leenoy Meshulam (joint w/Tank lab and Bialek group) — left to become a postdoc in Ila Fiete’s group at MIT. (See Neuron 2017 and Phys. Rev. Lett. 2019).
2017 — Kevin Miller — left to become a postdoc in London at Deep Mind and in the Carandini/Harris labs at UCL (see Nature Neuroscience 2017)
2015 — Ann Duan — left to become a postdoc with Ning-long Xu at the Institute of Neuroscience in Shanghai (see Neuron 2015); in 2021 starting a faculty position at the Sainsbury Wellcome Center at UCL, London.
2012 — Bing Brunton — left to become a joint postdoc with Tom Daniel and Nathan Kutz at UW Seattle, and in 2014 herself became faculty at UW Seattle (see Science 2013)
Recent Undergraduate Alumni:
2018 — Vincent Tang — left for graduate school in neuroscience at MIT. His senior thesis was on using high-throughput behavior, recording, and optogenetics to study flexible decision-making.