I am interested in investigating how neural circuits at the cellular level can interpret environmental stimuli through computations and dictate specific behaviors. Currently, I work on characterizing anatomical arrangements of a distinct cell type found in the auditory system called octopus cells.
What historical figure would you like to have dinner with and what would you ask them?
It would be Leonardo da Vinci and just ask him what was going on in his brain when he painted La Gioconda.
What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Pistachio and praline, I just can't put one above the other.