4 YEAR PhD IN NEUROSCIENCE
Our research group studies how the neurons of the cerebral cortex organize themselves together into a functional information processing system. We do this in a multidisciplinary way, including development of techniques to simultaneously record from large numbers of molecularly identified cells in the living brain; quantitative analysis of the resulting large-scale data sets; and theoretical modelling of brain circuits.
Analysis of sensory coding by neuronal populations of visual cortex Development of computational tools for processing large-scale neural recordings Identifying neuronal classes by analysis of single-cell and in situ RNA sequencing data
Okun, M., et al (2015) Diverse coupling of neurons to populations in sensory cortex. Nature, 521: 511-515.
Harris K.D., Mrsic-Flogel, T. (2013) Cortical connectivity and sensory coding. Nature, 503(7474): 51-8
Renart, A., et al (2010). The asynchronous state in cortical circuits. Science, 327(5965):587-90.