Alumni

Recent Postdoc Alumni:

  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 bioRxiv 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 Constantinopleleft 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.)

Tim Hanks 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.