Alumni members’ current locations. Click the pins to see details.

Rachel Swanson, (PhD student 2015 – 2023).

Now Postdoctoral Fellow at the University College London, England

Julia Paraiso, (undergraduate volunteer, 2022-2023).

Currently finishing her studies at NYU

Julia Schaefer, (PhD student, visitor 2023-2024).

Currently finishing her PhD in psychology at LMU Munich.

Athina Apostolelli, (Master’s student, visitor June 2023).

Currently she is finishing her Master’s degree at ETH Zurich.

Manal S. Abdelaal (Egypt), M.D., Ph.D. (short-term visitor June 2023).

Currently she is Postdoctoral fellow at Division of Brain Sciences, Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan

Jiaxi Liu (Undergraduate Student 2022-2023)
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Marisol Soula (Graduate Student 2018 – 2023)
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Manuel Valero (Postdoc 2016 – 2023)
Assistant professor, Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

Raquel Garcia-Hernandez (Visiting Graduate Student 2022)
Santiago Canals’ laboratory at Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante (Spain)

Lucy Anderson (Undergraduate Student 2022)
Graduate Student

Tatsumi Yoshida (Undergraduate Student 2022)
Graduate Student

Xinyi (Mirabella) Gu (Undergraduate Student 2022)
Graduate Student

Evan Reich (Undergraduate Student 2022)
Graduate Student

Renida Kasa (Undergraduate Student 2022)
Graduate Student

Jolin Chou (Undergraduate Student  – 2022)
Graduate Student

Yingxi Jin (Undergraduate Student 2020 – 2022)
Graduate Student, Caltech

Yunchang Zhang (Undergraduate Student 2020 – 2022)
Graduate Student, Princeton University (

Peter Christian Petersen, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow 2016-2022)
Assistant Professor, Petersen lab
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Pablo Abad Perez (Visiting PhD Student 2022)

PhD student Cardenal University, Alicante, Brotons lab

Erik Hermansen (Visiting PhD Student 2022)

PhD student NTNU Dept. for Mathematical Sciences

Antonio Fernández-Ruiz, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2021)

Assistant Professor, Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaka, New York, USA


Dan Levenstein, Ph.D. (Ph.D. student 2015-2021)
Postdoctoral Fellow McGill University, Montreal, Canada

David Tingley, Ph.D. (Ph.D. student 2014-2021)
Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard University, Boston, USA

Stephanie Rogers, Ph.D. (Ph.D. student 2016-2020)
Producer of A Lot on the Mind
Medical Associate at Healthcare Consultancy Group – HCG
New York, USA

Peter Rozman, Ph.D. (Visiting Neurosurgery Resident 2019-2020)
PGY-5 resident
Department of Neurosurgery, NYU, USA

Sam McKenzie, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2020)
Assistant Professor
McKenzie lab
University of New Mexico, USA

Sara Mederos (Visiting graduate Student 2019)
PhD student at Neuron-Glia  Networks Lab
Cajal Institute, Spain

Viktor Varga (Postdoctoral fellow 2017-2019)
Principal Investigator
Institute of Experimental Medicine
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Sinan Köküuslu (Undergraduate student 2018)
Undergraduate student

Florbela da Rocha Almeida (Visiting PhD student)
PhD student

John D. Long PhD (Postdoctoral fellow 2012-2018)
Co-Founder, Head of Technology
Qwake Tech

Michelle Hernandez (Undergraduate student 2017-2018)
Undergraduate student

Eliezyer Fermino de Oliveira (visiting undergraduate student from Center for Mathematics, Computing, and Cognition, Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia sobre Comportamento, Brazil)

Currently graduate student at Albert Einstein School of Medicine)

Brooke Holey (Rotation student 2018)
Rotation student with David Schneider
Schneider Lab, NYU

András Attila Horváth, MD, PhD (Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow 2018)
Research associate and medical doctor
National Institute of Clinical Neurosciences,
Department of Neurology

Budapest, Hungary

Azahara Oliva González (Postdoctoral fellow 2017-2018)
Postdoctoral fellow
Steven A. Siegelbaum’s laboratory
Department of Neuroscience
Columbia University, USA

Daniel F. English PhD (Postdoctoral fellow 2012-2018)
Assistant Professor
English neurolab
Virginia Tech, USA

Eliezyer Fermino de Oliveira (Visiting student 2017-2018)
Graduate student
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, USA

Yuta Senzai, MD, PhD (Graduate student 2014-2018)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Scanziani Lab
UCSF Dept of Physiology
California, USA

Gabrielle Girardeau, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow 2012-2017)
Associate Researcher
Institut du Fer-a-Moulin – UMRS 839
Paris, France

Lucas Sjulson, MD, PhD (Research Assistant Professor 2014-2018)
Assistant Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Andrea Cumpelik (Technician 2014-2018)
Currently PhD student, Cscicsvari lab, ISTA, Vienna

Lisa Roux, PhD (Postdoc 2012-2017)
Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience
Université de Bordeaux, France
Team Roux

Brendon Watson (Research fellow 2011-2017)
Assistant Professor,
University of Michigan, USA

Mingxin Ding (Master’s Student 2016-2017)
Watson laboratory
University of Michigan, USA

Dion Khodagholy (Postdoctoral Fellow 2013-2017)
Assistant Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering
Columbia University, USA

Jennifer Gelinas (Research fellow 2013-2017)
Assistant Professor,
Columbia University, USA
Gelinas Lab

Talfan Evans (Visiting student 2016-2017)
PhD Student
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
UCL, London, England

Oren Wilcox (Research intern 2016)
Bachelor Student
Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, USA

Kathryn Mcclain (Rotation student 2017)
NYU Neuroscience
New York, USA

Mihály Vöröslakos (Visiting researcher 2016-2017)
University of Michigan, USA

Jonathan Platkiewicz
Research Associate
Department of Mathematics
The City College of New York, USA

Caroline Haimerl (Rotation student 2017)
NYU Neuroscience
New York, USA

Onni Rauhala (Visiting student 2016)
Bachelor Student
Minnesota University Twin Cities
Minnesota, USA

Antal “Tony” Berenyi
Berényi Lab, MTA-SZTE ‘Momentum’ Oscillatory Neuronal Networks Research Group
University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Adrien Peyrache (Postdoctoral Fellow  2011-2016)
Assistant Professor
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University, Canada

Marion-Anne Barre (Visiting Master’s Student -2016)
Intern in the lab of Claire Wyart
Integrative Biology and Physiology,
Université Pierre et Marie Curie and ENS Cachan Paris Saclay
Paris France

Bo Hu (Postdoctoral Fellow 2014 – 2015)
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences,
Third Military Medial University
Chongqing, China

Hugo Merchant (short-term visitor August-September 2015)

Professor at the Institute of Neurobiology at the National University of Mexico

Palmer Greene (Undergraduate Student 2013-2015)
Medical student
University of Chicago

Zifang (Frank) Zhao (Graduate Student 2013 – 2015)
Graduate Student
Peking University
Beijing, China

Eran Stark (Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Assistant Professor 2009 – 2015)
Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel

Andres Grosmark (Graduate Student 2007 – 2015) 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Losonczy Lab,
Department of Neuroscience
Columbia University Medical Center
New York City, USA

Angus Chadwick (Visiting Graduate Student 2015) 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Gatsby Center, London

Erik  Schomburg (Visiting Graduate Student 2013 – 2015)
Postdoctoral Fellow
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights, USA

Antonio Fernandez Ruiz (Visiting Graduate Student 2013 – 2014 )
Postdoctoral Fellow
Gyuri Buzsaki lab, NYU Neuroscience
New York, USA

Svenja Kiljan (Visiting Masters Student 2014 – 2014)
Graduate Student
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ingrid Inema (Masters Student 2013 – 2015)
Graduate Student
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Heather McKellar (Program Manager 2012 – 2015)
NYU Medical Center, NYU
New York City, USA

Lianne Klaver (Visiting Graduate Student 2014 – 2014)
Graduate Student
Pennartz Lab, SILS Center for Neuroscience
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jagdish Patel (Graduate Student 2006 – 2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dima Rinberg Lab, NYU
New York, NY, USA

Esther Holleman (Visiting Student 2011 – 2012)
Graduate Student
Battaglia Lab, Radboud University
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

David Sullivan (Graduate Student 2004 – 2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Eichenbaum Lab, Boston University
Boston, MA, USA

Peter Petersen (Visiting Student 2012 – 2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Gyuri Buzsaki lab, NYU Neuroscience
New York, USA

Ronny Eichler (Visiting Student 2012 – 2013)
Graduate Student
Battaglia Lab, Radboud University
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Marie Lacroix (Visiting Student 2012 – 2013)
PhD student
Team of Karim Benchenane (Memory, Oscillations and Brain states)
Laboratory of Neurobiology UMR CNRS-ESPCI
Paris , France

Kenji Mizuseki (Research Assistant Professor 2004 – 2012)
Graduate School of Medicine
Osaka City University
Osaka, Japan

Shigeyoshi Fujisawa (Postdoctoral Fellow 2005 – 2012)
Team Leader
Lab for Systems Neurophysiology
RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Wako , Japan

Mariano A. Belluscio postdoctoral fellow (2010-11)

Assistant Professor at Bernardo Houssay Institute of Physiology and Biophysics, CONICET
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Marie Vandecasteele (Postdoctoral Fellow 2007 – 2010)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dynamics and Physiopathology of Neuronal Networks
College de FranceParis , France

Asohan Amarasingham (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Assistant Professor
City College of New York
New York, USA

Kamran Diba (Research Assistant Professor 2004 – 2010)
Associate Professor
Dept of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, USA

Victor Varga (Postdoctoral Fellow 2010)
Senior Research Fellow
Cerebral Cortex Research Group
Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest , Hungary

Simal Ozen ( Graduate Student 2004 – 2010 )
Postdoctoral Fellow
The de Lecea Lab
Stanford University
Stanford, CA , USA

Eva Pastalkova (Research Assistant Professor 2004 – 2010)
Laboratory Head
Pastalkova Lab
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA , USA

Sebastien Royer (Postdoctoral Fellow 2004 – 2010)
Principal Investigator
Korea Institute of Science and Technology
Seoul , Republic of Korea

John Schulman (Summer Student 2009)
research scientist at OpenAI

Pascale Quilichini (Postdoctoral Fellow 2005 – 2009)
Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes – INSERM U1106, PhysioNet Team
Aix-Marseille Université – Faculté de Médecine – Campus Santé Timone

Dun Mao (Summer Student 2009, Graduate Student 2010 – 2011)
Graduate Student
McNaughton group, University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Alberta , Canada

Sean M. Montgomery (Graduate Student 2001 – 2009)
Founder, Engineer
Connected Future Labs
New York, NY, USA

Caroline Geisler (Postdoctoral Fellow 2005 – 2009)
Independent Research Associate
Physiology of cortico-hippocampal interaction
University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Anton Sirota (Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Fellow 2001 – 2009)
Department Biology IILudwig-Maximilians-Universität
München , Germany

David Robbe (Postdoctoral Fellow 2003 – 2008)
Team Leader, Robbe Lab (Neurophysiology of Basal Ganglia and Regulation by Cannabinoids)
Institut de Neurobiologie de la Méditerranée (INMED)
Marseille , France

Julien Chuquet (Postdoctoral Fellow 2007 – 2008)
Associate Professor
Lab U982, University of Rouen,
Rouen , France

Tomoyuki Furuyashiki (Visiting Postdoc 2007)
Division of Pharmacology
Kobe University
Kobe, Japan

Dirk Isbrandt (Visiting Scientist 2005 – 2006)
Experimental Neurophysiology
University Hospital Cologne
Cologne, Germany

Lynn Hazan (Software Engineer 2002 – 2005)
Researcher Engineer
Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement (LSCE) CEAGif-sur-Yvette , France

Yoshikazu Isomura (Postdoctoral Fellow 2003 – 2005)
Professor, Chairman
Brain Science Institute
Tamagawa University, Tokyo , Japan

Michael Repucci (Postdoctoral Fellow 2004 – 2005)
Researcher/System Lead
NeuroMatters, LLC, New York, USA

Derek Buhl (Graduate Student 2001 – 2004)
Tonegawa Lab
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology
Cambridge, MA , USA

Michael Zugaro (Postdoctoral Fellow 2001 – 2004)
Laboratory Head
Brain Rhythms and Neural Coding of Memory
College de France
Paris , France

Hajime Hirase (Postdoctoral Fellow 1998 – 2004)
Laboratory Head
Neuronal Circuit Mechanisms
RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Wako , Japan

Roustem Khazipov (Visiting Scholar 2004 – 2004)
Research Institut de Neurobiologie de la Méditerranée INMED
Luminy , France

Susumu Takahashi (Visiting Scholar 2004 – 2004)
Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor
Takahashi group
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA , USA

Kenneth Harris (Postdoctoral Fellow 1999 – 2003)
University College London
London , UK

Peter Bartho (Postdoctoral Fellow 2002 – 2004) MD
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest , Hungary

Lénaic Monconduit (Postdoctoral Scholar 2002 – 2003)
University of Clermont-Ferrand
Clermont-Ferrand , France

George Dragoi (Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Fellow 1996 – 2003)
Assistant Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience
Yale University, New Haven, CT , USA

Alexey Ponomarenko (Visiting Graduate Student, 2002)
Institut für Physiologie und Pathophysiologie
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Universitätsstr. 17, 91054 Erlangen

Tatiana Korotkova (Visiting Graduate Student, 2002)
Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research
Gleueler Str. 50, 50931 Köln

Michele Pignatelli (Postdoctoral Scholar 2002)
Research Scientist
University of Naples IINaples , Italy

Darrell Henze (Postdoctoral Fellow 1998 – 2002)
Senior Research Fellow
Merck Research Laboratories
West Point, PA , USA

Jozsef Csicsvari (Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate 1994 – 2003)
Professor, Principal Investigator
Csicsvari Group
Institute of Science and Technology Austria

Lucia Wittner (Postdoctoral Scholar 2001 – 2002)
Research Scientist
Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest , Hungary

Thomas Klausberger (Postdoctoral Fellow 2001)
Professor, Head of Department
Department of Cognitive Neurobiology (Center for Brain Research)
Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Edit Papp (Postdoctoral Scholar 1997 – 1998)
Research Scientist
Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest, Hungary

Zoltan Nadasdy( – )
Research Scientist
Human Brain Stimulation and Electrophysiology Lab
Seton Brain and Spine Institute, University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, USA

Marie Pollard (Visiting Student 2000)
Janssen Pharmaceutica
Beerse, Belgium

Lisa Marshall (Postdoctoral fellow 1999 – 2000)
Professor, Scientific Assistant, Associate Director
University of Luebeck
Luebeck, Germany

Xavier Leinegkugel (Postdoctoral fellow 1997 – 1999)
Staff Scientist
INSERM, Universit de Paris
Paris, France

Boldizsár Czéh (Research Associate 1999)
Research Scientist
Moleculair Neurobiology
Max-Planck Institute, Munich, Germany

Michaele Migliori (Visiting Scholar 1998 – 1998)
University of Palermo
Palmero, Italy

Andras Lorincz (Visiting Scholar 1997)
Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest, Hungary

Charles King (Postdoctoral Scholar 1997 – 1999)
Research Associate
University College London
London, UK

András Czurkó (Research Associate 1996 – 1998)
Research Assistant Professor
University of Bristol
Bristol, UK

Oleg Godukhin (Research Fellow 1997 – 1997)
Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Pushchino, Russia

Markku Penttonen (Postoctoral Fellow 1996 – 1998)
Adjunct Professor, Researcher
University of Jyväskylä
Jyväskylä, Finland

Laszlo Acsady (Postdoctoral Scholar 1996 – 1997)
Principal Investigator
Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest, Hungary

Anita Kamondi (Research Associate 1996 – 1997)
Professor, Head of Neurology Department
Semmelweis Medical School
Budapest, Hungary

Xiao-Jing Wang (Visiting Scholar 1999)
Computational Laboratory of Cortical Dynamics
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

Attila Sik (Postdoctoral Scholar 1994 – 1996)
Professor of Cellular Neuroscience
Laboratory of cortical and hippocampal network research
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, UK

Maan-Gee Lee (Postdoctoral Fellow 1993 – 1994)
Kyungpook National University
Daegu, South Korea

Arne Ylinen (Postoctoral Fellow 1992 – 1994)
Associate Professor
University of Kuopio
Kuopio, Finland

Bernat Kocsis (Visiting Scholar 1993)
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA, USA

Lajos Vereczkei (Visiting Professor 1994)
University of Pecs
Pecs, Hungary

Anatol Bragin (Postdoctoral Fellow 1992 – 1997)
Professional Research Neurologist, Associate Professor in Residence
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA, USA

James Chrobak (Postdoctoral Fellow 1991 – 1996)
Associate Professor
Behavioral Neuroscience
University of Conneticut, Storrs, CT, USA