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

Paul A Roberts

Paul A Roberts

Postdoc

Xinwei Wang

Xinwei Wang

Postdoc (/w Leon Lagnado)

Carola AM Yovanovich

Carola AM Yovanovich

Postdoc

Chiara Fornetto

Chiara Fornetto

Postdoc

Naomi Green

Naomi Green

"remote" Postdoc

Tom Hagley

Tom Hagley

PhD student

Tessa Herzog

Tessa Herzog

PhD student (/w Leon Lagnado)

Georgios Kafetzis

Georgios Kafetzis

PhD student

Marvin Seifert

Marvin Seifert

PhD student (/w Daniel Osorio)

Eira Watts-Moore

Eira Watts-Moore

PhD student (/w Jenny Bosten)

Mingyi Zhou

Mingyi Zhou

PhD student

André Maia Chagas

André Maia Chagas

Tech wizard

Ben Lawrence

Ben Lawrence

MSci student

Simen Bruoygard

Simen Bruoygard

MSc student

Samyra Cury Salek

Samyra Cury Salek

TReND general coordinator

Alumni

Maxime Zimmermann

Maxime Zimmermann

2016-21 PhD+Postdoc

Now Research Engineer in Paris

Philipp Bartel

Philipp Bartel

2016-21 PhD+Postdoc

Now in St. Petersburg

Noora E Nevala

Noora E Nevala

2016-20 PhD+Postdoc

Now Postdoc in Helsinkii

Katrin Franke

Katrin Franke

2012-16, PhD

Now junior PI in Tuebingen

John E Bear

John E Bear

2017-19 PhD part 1

Currently writing up from USA

Chris J Forman

Chris J Forman

2016, Postdoc

now project scientist at Northwestern

Harry Bowles

Harry Bowles

2018, MSc

now PhD student in London

Joanna Szczotka

Joanna Szczotka

2020, MSc

now PhD student in USA

Dorieke Grijseels

Dorieke Grijseels

2016, rotation student

now PhD student at Sussex

Aisha Wamala

Aisha Wamala

2020, TReND coordinator

Undergraduates

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