Homepages of scientists studying the structure and the functioning of the nervous system.

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Aapo Hyvarinen
Involved in developing independent component analysis (ICA). Page supplies papers and code for reproducing experiments. Addresses generative model based vision and statistics of natural scenes.
Ad Aertsen
This lab studies theoretical neuroscience, spiking neural networks, temporal processing and dynamic coding.
Bjorn Brembs
Features a wealth of background knowledge about learning and memory (with an emphasis on associative learning) together with published and unpublished original research on the fruitfly Drosophila and the sea-slug Aplysia.
Breedlove Jordan Lab
This lab at Michigan State University is researching the hormonal modulation of the developing and adult nervous system that leads to changes in behavior.
Bruno Olshausen
Research at the lab concentrates on trying to understand how we organize sensory information in order to build meaningful representations of objects, sounds and surface textures in the environment.
Cynthia L. Jordan
The Jordan lab works on cellular and molecular mechanims underlying steroid-regulated behaviors.
Cyril Pernet
Studies statistics, human neurophysiology and neuroimaging. Provides a user guide for fMRI analysis using SPM2.
Dale Purves
The Purves laboratory is studying visual perception and its neurobiological underpinnings. Shows a lot of interactive demos of psychophysical effects and optical illusions.
Dario Floreano
Goal is to develop methods for evolving embedded intelligent systems, such as Autonomous Robots, capable of adaptation to physical environments. Interested in artificial sensory-motor systems that display life-like properties and are based upon bio-inspired mechanisms (genetics, cellular biology, neural networks, bio-morphic engineering).
David Attwell
The Attwell lab at UCL studies neuron-glial interactions and the energy supply to the brain.
David Cox
The Visual Neuroscience Group at Harvard studies the neurophysiology of natural visual systems in an effort to build better artificial ones
David Mumford
Research is on similarity metrics, statistics of natural scenes and pattern theory.
David Tolhurst
My research interests are in the area of the neurophysiology and psychophysics of vision.
Donald Sakaguchi
Researches development and plasticity in vertebrate visual systems
Dwight Bergles
The Laboratory at Johns Hopkins studies synaptic physiology, with an emphasis on glutamate transporters and glial involvement in neuronal signaling.
Ed Adelson
Ed Adelson focuses on topics in human and machine vision, including mid-level vision, lightness perception, motion analysis, perceptual organization, and image data compression.
Ed Boyden
Analysis and engineering of neural circuit function.
Eero Simoncelli
The laboratory addresses a variety of basic issues in the analysis and representation of visual imagery. 1) construction of mathematical theories for the representation of visual information, 2) development of functional models for biological visual processing, and 3) creation of novel algorithms for image processing and computer vision applications.
Elie Bienenstock
Elie Bienenstock is interested in temporal coding by individual action potentials.
Eunice Yuen
Research focuses on the regulation of neurotransmitter receptors, and the implications of abnormal receptor activity in neurological diseases.
Fred Gage
The Gage lab works on adult neural stem cells.
Gary Holt
Our goal is to devise learning rules that can develop a feature-detector hierarchy similar to that proposed by Fukushima et al. (1983) in order to recognize objects independent of location, scale, or orientation.
Idan Segev
This lab at the Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University, Israel is studying nerve cells and the specific networks they form.
Jürgen Schmidhuber
Has done important work on regularization of neural networks. Also addresses processing long short term memory and optimal learning.
Jerzy Achimowicz
Digital signal processing (DSP) is applied to the analysis of electro-physiological signals (such as EEG), with emphasis on human brain electrical activity. From the State Committee for Scientific Research; Warsaw, Poland.
Jianguo Gu
Studies on spinal cord sensory transmission using patch-clamp, immunocytochmistry and molecular biology approaches.
Jonas Frisen
The Frisen Lab at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden is studying the development of the nervous system and the continued neurogenesis from neural stem cells in the adult.
Josh Tenenbaum
Studies how people use statistical methods when solving cognitive problems.
Jörg Conradt
Does robotics research at institute of neuroinformatics. He is interested in novel types of robots, pattern generation, control and navigation.
Karl Deisseroth
Studies hippocampal neurogenesis.
Klaus-Armin Nave
Prof. Dr. Nave uses transgenic mouse and molecular/cellular techniques to study neural development and the neurodegenerative pathogenesis.
Konrad Körding
Neuroscientist doing both experiments and theory at the Institute of Neurology, London. Specializes in Bayesian Statistics and Statistics of Natural scenes. Applications to Visual, Somatosensory, Auditory and Motor problems.
Laurent Itti
Focus in visual neuroscience, approached using computational modeling, human psychophysics and functional neuroimaging. In particular, studies on visual attention in primates.
Lisa Topolnik
The Neural Imaging Lab uses cellular imaging techniques in combination with electrophysiology and genetic approaches to study local biochemical signalling at excitatory synapses of different type of central neurons.
Loesch, Dr Andrzej
Relationship between the autonomic nervous system and the vascular system, mechanisms underlying disease in human arteries, cerebral and coronary arteries. Relevant to clinical medicine. Saphenous vein for CABG, and neurodegenerative diseases. University College London.
Luis R. Cruz Cruz
Studies Alzheimers disease at the Center for Polymer Studies at Boston University.
Luke Remage-Healey
At the Brain Research Institute at the University of California. List of publications.
Lydia Danglot
Researching the mechanisms of formation of neuronal synapses and vesicular trafficking. Also provides details of publications and courses taught.
Mark Dubin
Applies virtual reality to neural rehabilitation.
Matt Phillips
Postdoct in Dr. Michael E. Goldberg's Primate Electrophysiology lab in Columbia University. Research interests include neurobiology, psychophysics, visual search and saccadic eye movement.
Matt Wilson
What are the mechanisms of learning and memory? How are actions and experiences encoded in the activity patterns of neurons in the brain? In the Wilson Lab we are addressing these questions through multineuron recording from the hippocampus and other brain areas of rats and mice during active behavior.
Maurizio Grimaldi
Information includes curriculum vitae, publications, research interest description, address, and links.
Michale Fee
Understanding how the brain learns and generates complex sequential behaviors, with a focus on the songbird as a model system.
Mikko Juusola
Studies processing in visual neurons of Drosophila as well as effects of molecular components on neural computations and sensory adaptation. Influence of rearing and environment on signalling is studied and signalling during natural stimulation is analyzed and modeled.
Nordeen, Kathy W.
Studies neural plasticity, learning, memory, with a focus on vocal learning in songbirds.
Pam Reinagel
Pam Reinagel studies how patterns of activity in populations of visual neurons encode information about visual scenes, especially naturalistic ones.
Paul De Koninck
The lab investigates the cellular and molecular mechanisms used by neurons to decode synaptic and electrical activities that propagate through neural circuits.
Peter Dayan
Builds mathematical and computational models of neural processing, with a particular emphasis on representation and learning. The main focus is on reinforcement learning and unsupervised learning, covering the ways that animals come to choose appropriate actions in the face of rewards and punishments, and the ways and goals of the process by which they come to form neural representations of the world. The models are informed and constrained by neurobiological, psychological and ethological data.
Peter Latham
Computational neuroscience and neural coding.
Pouget, Alexandre
The Pouget lab works on the computational neuroscience of spatial representation, visual perception, and neural coding.
Quentin Huys
He is interested in the mechanisms that have led to neural tissue being able to control complex organisms. Photography is another artistic way of slicing the timeline and recombining it for analysis.
Randall O'Reilly
He develops computational and formal models of the biological bases of cognition , focusing on specialization of function in and interactions between hippocampus, prefrontal cortex, and posterior neocortex in learning, memory, attention, and controlled processing.
Reza Shadmehr
The Shadmehr lab works on motor control and learning, robotics, brain imaging, and neurophysiology.
Richard Hahnloser
Richard Hahnloser is doing theory on recurrent systems and songbird physiology.
Rodney Douglas
Rodney Douglas addresses information processing in the neocortex. He is the head of the institute of neuroinformatics in Zurich.
Sam Roweis
Machine learning, nonlinear manifolds, signal processing, DNA computing.
Sami Ikonen
The role of the septohippocampal cholinergic system in cognitive functions - a doctoral thesis.
Sander Bohte
Neuroscientist in Amsterdam related to coding by action potentials as well as pattern recognition.
Shawn Mikula
Does experiments to study coincidence detection as well as connectivity. He uses simulation methods as well as fMRI.
Stephen Grossberg
Vision, audition, language, learning and memory, reward and motivation, cognition, development, sensory-motor control, mental disorders, applications.
Sue Becker
Computational neuroscience, neural network models of perceptual and cognitive processes including cortical and hippocampal memory systems, spatial memory, semantic memory organization, frontal executive control of memory.
Theo Geisel
Nonlinear dynamics, chaotic systems, neural networks
Thomas J. Anastasio
Our goal is to gain deeper insight into multisensory integration and motor learning using computational neuroscience methodology.
Thorsten Naserke
Curriculum vitae, lists of skills, publications, participations at conferences and a description of research into the development of the midbrain and hindbrain.
Tobi Delbruck
Research at the Institute for Neuroinformatics in Zurich, Switzerland centers on using neuromorphic design principles to make practical vision sensors.
William H. Calvin
A theoretical neurophysiologist and author of The Cerebral Code, How the Brain Thinks.
Women in Neuroscience Biographies
Women who are contributing to our knowledge of neuroscience today including Ellen Kuwana, Frances Mary Ashcroft, Leslie P. Tolbert, Rae Nishi, Christine H. Block and Rosamund Langston.
Yang Dan
Goal is to understand the structure, function and plasticity of the mammalian visual system. Uses a combination of electrophysiological, psychophysical, and computational techniques to analyze how visual information is coded in the spiking activity of neurons in the visual cortex.
Yasir el Sherif
Information on ATP, melatonin, 8-OH-DPA, and magnetic fields in the nervous system.
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