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Current Members

  • Stephen A. Baccus
    Associate Professor, Neurobiology

    We study how the circuitry of the retina translates the visual scene into electrical impulses in the optic nerve.

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  • Juyoung Kim
    Postdoc

    I am a research scientist in Baccus lab. I am studying the function of diverse sets of interneurons in the retina by using two-photon microscopy and electrophysiology. Before joining the Baccus lab, I was studying the optics of nanolaser and device physics during my Ph.D. in Physics from KAIST, Korea.

  • Niru Maheswaranathan​
    PhD student, Neuroscience Surya Ganguli's Lab

    Understanding the relationship between statistical models and the biophysics of retinal pathways. http://niru.org

  • Lane McIntosh
    PhD student, neuroscience

    I'm a PhD candidate co-advised by Surya Ganguli. My research focuses on understanding general principles underlying sensory processing, in particular using tools from deep learning and information theory. More information at my website (lanemcintosh.com). M.A. Mathematics, University of Hawaii. B.A. Computational Neuroscience, University of Chicago.

  • Mike Menz​​​
    Research Associate

    I am a Basic Life Research Scientist working in the Baccus lab for more than ten years. I have two ongoing research projects. The first consists of optical recording from a population of inhibitory interneurons known as amacrine cells while simultaneously electrically recording from a population of retinal output cells (ganglion cells). My second project is focused on optimizing and understanding how ultrasonic neurostimulation works by using our in vitro retina animal model.

  • Julia Wang

    My name is Julia Wang, I am a undergraduate (class of 2019) studying Computer Science.

Lab Alumni

  • Pierre-Jean Arduin
  • Priyank Chodisetti
  • Pablo Jadzinsky
    Data Scientist at Mousera

    Understanding how and why eye movements change the neural code.

  • David Kastner
    Resident, UCSF School of Medicine

    Understanding the theory, function and mechanisms of how neural populations represent a dynamic visual scene.

    http://profiles.ucsf.edu/david.b.kastner

  • Mihai Manu, MD​​
    Department of Neurosurgery Medical School Hannover Hannover Germany​
  • Neda Nategh​
    Assistant Professor, Montana State University

    Understanding how interneurons shape retinal responses using nonlinear modeling of parallel pathways.

    http://www.montana.edu/nnategh/index.html

  • Yusuf Ozuysal, PhD​​
    Google, Inc. Mountain View, CA
  • Bongsoo Suh​
    Apple

    Understanding how cellular mechanisms implement theoretical principles of adaptive coding using biophysical models.

  • Citlali Trueta​​​
    Visiting Instructor Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria, Mexico

    Understanding interneuron contributions to pattern adaptation using simultaneous intracellular and multielectrode recording.

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