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.
We are delighted to welcome Petra Pavel to the Unit. She is currently a 2nd year medical student from the Medical University of Targu Mures, Romania.
She joins Professor Peter Somogyi’s lab for a short visit working on a project on the axonal and dendritic distribution of physiologically recorded ivy cells, the most numerous GABAergic interneuron in the rat hippocampus.
We are pleased to welcome Lisa Topolnik as a short-term academic visitor to Professor Peter Somogyi’s lab. During her time in the lab she will collaborate with the group on the synaptic connections of hippocampal interneurons in the mouse. Dr Topolnik is an internationally recognised expert on synaptic pharmacology and plasticity and will also interact with Karri Lamsa.
We are pleased to welcome Jane Janson to the Unit.
Jane started her career at Nottingham University in 1990, working for the Cancer Studies Unit, and then spent 18 months working with Renasci, an organisation interested in type II diabetes. In 2006, she joined Prof. Sue Watson in a spin-out company from the University of Nottingham.
Jane joins Liz to help run the Unit's Central Services.
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.