Our team

We are located at Sussex Neuroscience, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK. We also maintain a co-affiliation with The Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Tübingen, Germany.

We are always on the lookout for highly motivated folks in any relevant area. Depending on background, further options may be available! If in doubt, ask!

 

How to apply.

Tom Baden

Tom Baden

Group Leader

Takeshi Yoshimatsu

Takeshi Yoshimatsu

Deputy Group Leader

Natasha P-Stantcheva

Natasha P-Stantcheva

Lab Manager

Filip K Janiak

Filip K Janiak

Postdoc

Marvin Seifert

Marvin Seifert

Postdoc

Xinwei Wang

Xinwei Wang

Postdoc

Carola AM Yovanovich

Carola AM Yovanovich

Postdoc

Chiara Fornetto

Chiara Fornetto

Postdoc

Evelyn Abraham

Evelyn Abraham

Postdoc

Tessa Herzog

Tessa Herzog

PhD student (/w Leon Lagnado)

Georgios Kafetzis

Georgios Kafetzis

PhD student

Eira Watts-Moore

Eira Watts-Moore

PhD student (/w Jenny Bosten)

Simen Bruoygard

Simen Bruoygard

PhD student

Kevin Doran

Kevin Doran

Computational Scientist

Mahmoud Bukar Maina

Mahmoud Bukar Maina

TReND coordinator

Samyra Cury Salek

Samyra Cury Salek

TReND general coordinator

André Maia Chagas

André Maia Chagas

Tech wizard

Alumni

Paul A Roberts

Paul A Roberts

Postdoc

Now Research Fellow in Birmingham

Naomi Green

Naomi Green

Postdoc

Maxime Zimmermann

Maxime Zimmermann

2016-21 PhD+Postdoc

Now Research Bio-Engineer in at Pasteur, Paris

Philipp Bartel

Philipp Bartel

2016-21 PhD+Postdoc

John E Bear

John E Bear

2017-21 PhD

Mingyi Zhou

Mingyi Zhou

PhD 2016-2021

Now postdoc in Paris

Noora E Nevala

Noora E Nevala

2016-20 PhD+Postdoc

Now Postdoc at Tampere, Finland

Tom Hagley

Tom Hagley

partial PhD 2020-21

Katrin Franke

Katrin Franke

2012-16, PhD

Now group leader in Tuebingen

Chris J Forman

Chris J Forman

2016, Postdoc

Now author, and project scientist at Northwestern

Ben Lawrence

Ben Lawrence

2021, MSci

Joanna Szczotka

Joanna Szczotka

2020, MSc

now PhD student in USA

Harry Bowles

Harry Bowles

2018, MSc

now PhD student in London

Dorieke Grijseels

Dorieke Grijseels

2016, rotation student

completed PhD at Sussex

Aisha Wamala

Aisha Wamala

2020, TReND coordinator

Fadime Arik

Fadime Arik

2022, MSci

Undergraduates

2021

Anya Simon and Jana Orlandic (Hyperspectral Imaging), Emma Mitchell (Literature: Colour vision in birds), Alice Lecomte (Literature: Vision in Sharks), Leah Diplock (Literature: Vision in nocturnal birds)

2020

Adam Broda (Zebrafish behaviour), Isobel Tear (Natural imaging), Bence Szloboda (Open Hardware), Charles Shrimpton (Open Hardware), Poppy Grimes (Literature: Biomimetics), Jack Cotterill (Literature: Vision in squid)

2019

Rosie Ashley East (Zebrafish behaviour), Bruce Irving (Literature: Chameleon vision), Sian Herrera (Literature: Zebrafish as disease model), Chiara Esposito (BC anatomy)

2018

Lyra Whitehouse (BC anatomy), Meena Zaveri (Zebrafish transgenesis), Nicolaos Manesis (Natural Imaging)

Collaborations

Sussex

International