CV

Positions

Allen Institute for Brain Science

United States, Seattle

2017 - present moment

Scientist I

Costas Anastassiou, Epileptic neural network models based on human data

University of Washington, Department of Physiology and Biophysics

United States, Seattle

2016 – 2017

Post-doctoral fellow

Adrienne Fairhall, Hydra vulgaris neural network models

Ecole Normale Superieure, Department d'Etudes Cognitives

France, Paris

2012 – 2015

PhD student

Boris Gutkin and Anton Chizhov

Modeling of single cell and network phenomena of the nervous system:

Ion dynamics during epileptic oscillations and inverse stochastic resonance

 

Computational Physics Laboratory at Ioffe Institute

Saint Petersburg, Russia

2010 – 2012

2007 – 2009

Research-assistant

Anton Chizhov

Adaptation, synchronization and wave solutions in the firing-rate model of population of leaky integrate-and-fire neurons

Internships

 

Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research at University College London

London, England

2015, 2014, 2011, Model of Purkinje cell bistability, Arnd Roth and Michael Hausser

 

Neurophysiology of Visual Computation Group at Paris Descartes University

France, Paris

2010,  In vivo electrophysiology in cat V1 visual cortex, Lyle Graham

 

Laboratory of Neurophysiology and New Microscopies at Paris Descartes University

France, Paris

2010, In vitro electrophysiology on mouse olfactory bulb, Serge Charpak 

Awards
American Epilepsy Society, Travel grant, 2016
 
Modelling of Neural Activity Workshop, Travel grant, 2016
The Swartz Foundation, Post-doctorate fellowship, 2015
Foundation of Medical Research, 4th year PhD fellowship, 2014
 
Labex, Doctorate Fellowship, 2011
 
Neuroinformatics conference, Presentation award, 2011
 
Liliane Bettencourt Foundation, Master Felllowship, 2009
 
Hippocampus and memory conference, Poster award, 2009
Public
outreach
Popular science, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2013
Radio discussion about psychedelic research, radio Moon Ant, 2016
Expatriates in Paris, they want to stay, Le Monde, 2015
Education
Universities
 
École Normale Supérieure
Département d'Études cognitives
2012 - 2015
PhD in Computational Neuroscience
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Department of Physics and Mechanics

2009 - 2011

Master of Physics

Paris Descartes University

Faculty of Medicine

2009 - 2010, lab rotations
Master of Research
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Department of Physics and Mechanics

2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Physics

Additional training

Deep learning specialisation

2019, Coursera, deeplearning.ai

Machine learning by Andrew Ng

2019, Coursera, Standford

Intelligent machinery course

2018, University of Washington

Dynamic Brain workshop

2016, Allen Institute

Machine learning: build intelligent applications

2016, Coursera

 

Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience

2013, Beldlewo, Poland

White Nights of Computational Neuroscience

2012, St Petersburg, Russia

Methods for neurophysics: dynamical system theory, statistical physics, wavelet analysis

2011, St Petersburg, Russia

Cellular mechanisms of information transfer: neuronal and synaptic plasticity

2011 St Petersburg, Russia

Electrophysiological applications in neurophysiology

2010, Helsinki, Finland

 

Hippocampus and memory: norm and pathology

2009, Pushchino, Russia

Models in neuroscience: turning experiments into the knowledge

2008, Zelenogorsk, Russia

Skills

Scientific skills

computational problem formulation, machine learning models, data mining, large-scale supercomputer simulations, software development

Computational neuroscience

biophysical modelling, phase plane analysis, spiking neural networks, mean field approximation, 
 

Conducting research

writing grant proposals, preparing posters and presentations, manuscript preparation, correspondence with the team members

 

Teaching

preparation of materials, giving lectures, checking home works, conducting examination, student supervision

 

Administration

organisation of video conferences, lab meetings, conference OCNS 2013

Languages
English                         
French
Russian
German
Matlab           Python
XPPaut
Delphi

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