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, University of 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.

Sussex Members


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)


Tübingen Members

dsc_2255Ziwei Huang
PhD student (Tübingen /w Philipp Berens & Thomas Euler)





csm_Franke_Katrin_72b403c47bKatrin Franke
PhD 2012-16 (Tübingen /w Thomas Euler)

Katrin is now a junior group leader at BCCN Tuebingen, Germany.

more info

DSC_2350s_cropChris Forman, PhD
Postdoc (2016)

Chris is now an assistant project scientist in the Gianneschi lab in San Diego. more info

Harry Bowles
MSc (2018)

Harry is now doing his PhD in London



doriDorieke Grijseels
Rotation student (2016/17)

Dori is now doing her PhD in the lab of Catherine Hall at Sussex.


George Kafetzis
ERASMUS student

George is now doing his MSc in Neuroscience at Tuebingen, Germany



Local Collaborators

International Collaborators