We are pleased to welcome Eszter Kormann to the Unit. Eszter has joined Professor Peter Somogyi’s lab on a short term appointment as a Research Technician. She graduated from Eötvös Loránd University with a Psychology BA in 2013.
She has gained teaching experience and has worked as an assistant lecturer and research assistant at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & Psychology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her projects involved psychophysiological tests on human subject, EEG and ECG analyses.
From October she will commence her M.Sc course in Neuroscience at the University of Oxford.
We are very pleased to welcome Abhilasha Joshi to the Unit for a postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford and registered at Brasenose College. She has joined Professor Somogyi’s laboratory and her co-supervisor is Dr David Dupret. Her research project “Behaviour and neuronal network state-dependent activity of identified neurons in the temporal cortex of the brain”. Abhilasha was awarded the Felix Scholarship, which is primarily aimed at Indian graduate students to help them to achieve their potential by coming to the U.K.
Steven Cuell graduated from Cardiff University in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. He has worked for two years as a research assistant with Dr Murray Horne and Prof John Pearce FRS, predominantly examining the extent to which mechanisms of associative learning explain spatial learning in rats, mice and pigeons. After graduating, Steve moved to the University of Oxford to work with Prof David Bannerman in the Department of Experimental Psychology, before commencing an MSc in Neuroscience, funded by a Wellcome Trust 4-year scholarship.
We are pleased to welcome Miss Husniye Hacioglu Bay to the Unit as a Visiting Student. Husniye is currently studying for her PhD at the Neuroscience Programme of Marmara University, Turkey. She joins the Unit to receive advanced training and pursue her anatomical projects, as part of a collaboration between Prof. Umit Sehirli and Unit scientists Dr. Juan Mena-Segovia and Prof. Paul Bolam.
Lisa joined the Basal Ganglia Labs as Research Technician at the beginning of February 2013.
Lisa has many years of experience in different labs both in this University and in other universities across the UK. Her most recent position was at York University where she worked in the teaching laboratories. She also spent seven years working the Natural History Museum here in Oxford.
Lisa will run the Basal Ganglia labs and help in the processing of tissue for Programmes 6 & 7. She will also be providing support to Liz Norman.