KCNhub Research Personnel

Our current students, postdocs, and research associates are presented here.

Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates

Alan Diaz, PhD


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Data Science and machine-learning for neural recordings

Idir Mellal, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Neuromorphic computing & neuro-inspired circuits

Homeira Moradi, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Valiante

Research:

Translating neural properties to oscillatory activity

Aref Pariz, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Information transfer in neuronal networks, Neural oscillations, Brain stimulation.

Marjan Rafiee, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Valiante

Research:

Music in epilepsy

Scott Rich, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Skinner/Valiante/Lefebvre

Research:

Understanding seizure onset using computational techniques

Maximilian Scherer, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Milosevic

Research:

Deep brain stimulation mechanisms & basal ganglia physiology

Leon Amadeus Steiner MD/PhD


Lab(s):

Milosevic

Research:

Investigating synaptic plasticity and deep brain stimulation mechanisms

Afroditi Talidou, Ph.D.


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Dynamical systems, PDEs, white matter plasticity


Graduate Students and Research Analysts

Miguel Barreto


Lab(s):

Skinner/Lankarany

Research:

Data analysis to capture changing features in vivo & in vitro

Henrik Berggren


Lab(s):

De Pittà

Research:

Mathematical modeling of the Neuron-Glial-Vascular Unit

Giulio Bonifazi


Lab(s):

De Pittà

Research:

Biophysical modeling of neuron-glial interactions

Andrew Clappison


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Multimodal Whole Brain Modelling

David Crompton


Lab(s):

Lankarany/Skinner

Research:

Neuron, network and neuromorphic modeling and analyses

Ilir Dema


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Fitting patient data into computational neuroscience models

Arianna Di Bernardo


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Networks with distributed delays as a model of white matter

Paul Anthony Foley


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Computational Modeling of Neurons investigating Neural Plasticity

Alireza Ghadimi


Lab(s):

Skinner/Lankarany

Research:

Data analyses to capture and infer features with models and hypotheses

Melisa Gumus


Lab(s):

Skinner

Research:

Experimental data coordination, analyses and modeling

Happy Inibhunu (Medical Student)


Lab(s):

Skinner/Valiante

Research:

Neuron modeling and biophysical visualizations

Anais Lupu


Lab(s):

De Pittà

Research:

Visualizing calcium signaling in astrocytes

Sara Mahallati


Lab(s):

Valiante

Research:

Human cortex single unit laminar microcircuits in vitro

Kramay Patel


Lab(s):

Valiante/Popovic

Research:

Neurofeedback in the Mesial Temporal Lobe.

Mohammad R. Rezaei


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Neural computation, statistical modeling and deep learning for neural coding

Spandan Sengupta


Lab(s):

Skinner

Research:

Network modeling and analyses

Kiah Spencer


Lab(s):

Milosevic

Research:

Understanding Synaptic Plasticity in Parkinson's Disease using Deep-brain Stimulation; Basal Ganglia physiology

Srdjan Sumarac


Lab(s):

Milosevic

Research:

Novel biomarker discoveries for closed-loop deep brain stimulation

Yupeng Tian


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Firing rate network models and DBS control systems

Daniel Trotter


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Oscillatory dynamics and brain stimulation


Undergraduates

Arthur Akbulatov


Lab(s):

Valiante

Research:

Biophysical heterogeneity and epilepsy

Matthew Murphy


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Parametric fitting of models to represent DBS

Emma Nassif


Lab(s):

Lefebvre

Research:

Activity-dependent myelination

Darius Nguyen


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

iEEG processing and Graph Neural Networks

Sohun Patel


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Neuron and Network FPGA implementations

Ines (Yuxi) Qian


Lab(s):

Valiante

Research:

The role of the h-current in human cortical theta

Jack Zhenyang Sun


Lab(s):

Skinner

Research:

Neuron modeling: biophysics and reductions

Nushaab Syed


Lab(s):

Lankarany

Research:

Visual preference, electrode signal quality on BCI

Syed Talha


Lab(s):

Valiante

Research:

Biophysical heterogeneity and epilepsy