I work at the intersection of experiment and computation to understand the brain. Currently, I am a post-doctoral fellow studying the cerebellum in the Karl Deisseroth’s lab at Stanford University.
I was a PhD student with Richard Axel and Larry Abbott at Columbia University. I studied how value was imposed during olfactory learning with a series of calcium imaging and optogenetic experiments in the piriform cortex, OFC, and mPFC. I also modeled the evolution of the head direction system and the olfactory system using artificial neural networks. After graduate school and before post-doc, I was an AI resident at X where I worked with Alex Wiltschko’s team at Google Brain to infer smell from chemical structure.