Canadian Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience Public Directory

This directory is intended to be used as a tool for recruiting students, connecting experts and building community. If you want your lab to be listed in this directory, register here!

Last NameFirst NameWebsite/ContactAffiliationPositionInterest/Expertise
Afshin-PourBabak Rotman research institute, Baycrest, University of TorontoPost-docstatistical pattern recognition, data mining, image processing
AndersonBritt Psychology and Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
Associate ProfessorAttention, Decision making, Spatial Neglect
ArdidSalva Centre for Vision Research, Deparment of Biology, York UniversityPostdoctoral Fellowcomputational neuroscience, neurobiology of cognition, reinforcement learning
BekolayTrevor Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
PhD studentlearning, plasticity, analysis, modeling
BellecPierre Centre de recherche de l'institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal
Département d'informatique et de recherche opérationnelle
Université de Montréal
Research Associatefunctional magnetic resonance imaging, multivariate analysis, functional connectivity, brain networks, data mining
BergstraJamesjames.bergstra@gmail.comCentre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
Post-doclearning, vision, modeling, pattern recognition, optimization
BlohmGunnar Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Departments of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, and Psychology, School of Computing, and Canadian Action and Perception Network (CAPnet)Faculty membersensory-motor processes, spiking and rate-based neural networks, noise and uncertainty, Bayesian models, eye-head-hand coordination
ChacronMaurice McGill UniversityFaculty memberNeural coding, modeling, information theory, population coding
ChicaMonica G. Sherman Health Science Research Centre, TorontoPhD studentImaging (MRI), programming, databases
ChooXuanfchoo@uwaterloo.caComputational Neuroscience Research Lab
Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
PhD studentworking memory, serial recall, integrated models, spiking neural networks, modelling
CorneilBrian Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Department of Psychology
University of Western Ontario
Robarts Research Institute
Associate ProfessorNeurophysiology, Neural control of movement, Systems neuroscience, Animal models
CrawfordErice2crawfo@uwaterloo.caComputational Neuroscience Research Group, University of Waterloo
Auditory Research Group, University of Pennsylvania
Masters StudentGPU, auditory, language, Bayesian, vision
CrawfordJohn Douglas National Coordinator, The Canadian Action and Perception Network
CAN-ACT, Centre for Vision Research, York University
Faculty memberNeurosciences, Spatial Vision, Motor Control, Eye Movements, Computational Modelling.
CullenKathleenkathleen.cullen@mcgill.caMcGill UniversityProfessorNeurophysiology, Systems Neuroscience, Neural Coding, Sensory Coding, Eye Movements, Multimodal Integration, Vestibular System
DaleyMark University of Western OntarioFaculty MemberTheory of computation, mathematical modelling
DeSouzaJoseph Centre for Vision Research
York University
Assistant Professorsensorimotor neuroscience
DeWolfTravis University Of WaterlooPhD studentmotor control, optimal control theory, hierarchical systems, motor learning
DongFanfdong@research.baycrest.orgRotman Research Institute at BaycrestApp. DeveloperScientific Programming, High Performance Computing, System Administration / Integration, Data Mining, and Statistical Modelling.
DouglasCheyne Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, University of TorontoAssociate ProfessorNeuroimaging, MEG, motor control, source modelling
DuYi Rotman Research Institute at BaycrestPost-docauditory neuroscience, neuroimaging
EliasmithChris Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
ProfessorLarge-scale neural modelling, biological cognition, neural representation, perception-cognition-action loop, learning and adaptation
FarbNorman Rotman Research InstitutePost-docLarge scale networks supporting emotional expression and regulation, resting state network changes in mood and aging disorders
FarbodkiaSabasaaaba@gmail.comThe Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's UniversitystudentReading the population code, temporal coding vs. spike rates, noise correlations in the context of cognitive tasks, especially memory related activities
FergusonKatiekatie.ferguson@utoronto.caToronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, and University of TorontoPhD studentmodeling, inhibitory networks, hippocampus, neurological disease
FrenchLeonleonfrench@gmail.comCentre For High-Throughput Biology
University of British Columbia
Post-docnatural language processing, information extraction, bioinformatics, neuroinformatics, neurogenomics
GeeTom Rotman Research InstituteManagerdatabases, ontologies, pipelines, team work
GeraciJoseph Queen's University/Toronto General Hospital@CANBIND/Open Source Health Corp. ScientistMachine Learning and augmented intelligence/ neuroscience+cancer/ real world data
GribblePaul University of Western OntarioProfessormotor control, motor learning, musculoskeletal models, somatosensory plasticity, mirror neurons
GruberAaron University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Alberta
Assist. Professordecision-making, reinforcement learning, dopamine, optogenetics, electrophysiology, addiction
HamarnehGhassan Simon Fraser University, Medical Image Analysis Lab, School of Computing ScienceFaculty memberMedical Image Analysis, Medical Image Segmentation, Medical Image Registration, 3D Image Processing
HeiszJennifer Rotman Research Institute, University of TorontoPost-docneuroimaging, genomics, neural plasticity, aging, exercise
HoffmanKari York University
Centre for Vision Research
Associate Professorelectrophysiology, cell assemblies, active vision, learning and memory, object recognition
HunsbergerEricehunsber@uwaterloo.caUniversity of WaterlooMasters studentvision, modelling, spiking neurons, restricted Boltzmann machines, visual attention
HutkaStefanieshutka@research.baycrest.orgRotman Research Institute at Baycrest, University of TorontoPhD Studentmusic, speech, aging, ERP, perception
JeansonFrancis Carleton University, Institute of Cognitive Science, Complex Adaptive Systems Group, OttawaPhD candidateNeural Coding, Neural Architecture, Sensorimotor Coordination, Memory, Learning, Decision Making, Robotics, Artificial Life, Evo-Devo.
JogMandar University of Western OntarioProfessorElectrophysiology, Dynamical systms, Motor control, Movement Disorders, Computational neuroscience
LankaranyMilad Peter Gilgan Center for Research & Learning, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ONPostdoctoral StudentNeuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Biomedical Signal Processing
LenglosChristophe Laval UniversityPhD studentprogramming, imaging, modelling
LeungStan University of Western OntarioProfessorElectrophysiology, oscillation, EEG and field potential analysis, fMRI
LongtinAndre University of Ottawa
Depts. of Physics, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Mathematics and Statistics
ProfessorTheoretical neuroscience, computational neuroscience, nonlinear dynamics, stochastic dynamics, neurophysics, nonlinear time series analysis, mathematical physiology, mathematical biology, neurophotonics.
MajidMohajerani Canadian Centre for behaviour neuroscience, Dep. of Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeFaculty memberImaging brain dynamics using in vivo optical imaging, sensory perception and associative learning, exploring brain connectivity using light
MarkClarisseclarisse.mark@queensu.caCenter for Neuroscience Studies, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGILL UNIVERSITY
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OF CANADA
Post-Doctoral Fellowfunctional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, traumatic brain injuries, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
McIntoshRandy Rotman Research Institute - Baycrest
University of Toronto
Faculty Membercognition, computational modeling, data analysis, theory
MonacoSimona Centre for Vision Research
York University
MurrayRichard Department of Psychology and Centre for Vision Research, York UniversityFaculty memberhuman vision, psychophysics, modelling, spatial vision, shape perception
NieYiminyimin.nie@uleth.caCanadian centre for behavioral neuroscience
Computational lab
University of lethbridge
PhD studentMathematical analysis, neural modeling, python/mat lab/java, neuron/Brian simulator
OmraniMohsen Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's universityPhD studentmotor electrophysiology, theory of motor control, feedback processing
PavlidisPaul Department of Psychiatry
Centre for High-Throughput Biology
University of British Columbia
Faculty memberneurogenetics, neurogenomics, connectome, meta-analysis, data mining
Portales-CasamarElodie NeuroDevNet
Centre for High-throughput Biology
University of British Columbia
Research AssociateBioinformatics, Genomics, Neurosciences, Databases
PrescottSteven Neurosciences and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto
Faulcty memberneural coding, information theory, neuronal excitability, somatosensation, pain
RasmussenDanieldrasmuss@uwaterloo.caCentre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
PhD studentmodeling, structural plasticity, general intelligence, development
RauscherAlexanderq University of British ColumbiaAssistant ProfessorNeuroimaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
ReynoldsJamesjnr@queensu.caCentre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's UniversityProfessorneurodevelopment, cognition, imaging, eye movements, phenotyping
RouatJean Université de Sherbrooke, département de génie électrique et génie informatique
Université de Montréal, département de sciences biologiques
facultyVisual & Auditory Processing, Human-Systems interfaces, Sensorial substitution.
SalimpoorValorie N.valorie.salimpoor@mail.mcgill.caMcGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute
Reward related learning and decision making, fronto-striatal connectivity
SatelJasonjsatel@gmail.comFaculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Adjunct ProfessorImaging, modeling, behaviour, cognition, attention
SkinnerFrances Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, and University of TorontoFacultymodeling, inhibitory networks, hippocampus, neurological disease
StandageDominic Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen's UniversityPost-docCortex, decision making, working memory, timing, learning and memory
StewartTerry Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
Research Associatemodeling, neural engineering framework, architectures, cognition
StrotherStephen Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest and Department of Medical Biophysics, University of TorontoSenior Scientiststatistical learning, cognitive/computational neuroscience, databases
SwindaleNicholasswindale@mail.ubc.caUniversity of British ColumbiaProfessorVisual Cortex, Development, spike sorting, clustering, extracellular recording
ThagardPaul University of WaterlooProfessortheoretical neuroscience, cognitive modelling
ThiviergeJPjthivier@uottawa.caSchool of Psychology and Center for Neural Dynamics, University of OttawaAssociate Professorpopulation dynamics, balanced networks, correlations, spiking neuron models
TrappenbergThomas Dalhousie University
Faculty of Computer Science
& Neuroscience Institute
Faculty memberLearning theory, memory & plasticity, dynamic neural field theory, decision theory, cognitive robotics
TripathyShreejoyneuroelectro.orgUniversity of British Columbia
Centre for High-Throughput Biology
Post-docneuroinformatics, natural language processing, electrophysiology, genomics, data sharing
TrojeNiko Department of Psychology, Department of Biology, School of Computing, Queen's University
Centre for Vision Research, York University
Professorperceptual representations, face recognition, biological motion, sensory-motor control
TropperCarl McGill University, School of Computer ScienceFaculty memberParallel discrete event simulation, Multi-level neural modeling, in particular the combination of continuous (differential equation) and discrete event models for neurons, NEURON group:
van der MeerMatthijs Department of Biology & Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Waterloo
Assistant Professorelectrophysiology, data analysis, modeling, data sharing
VilisTutis The Brain and Mind Institute
Dept. Physiology and Pharmacology
University of Western Ontario
ProfessorNeurophysiology, Motor Control, Modelling, Imaging
WilsonHugh R. Centre for Vision Research
York University
ProfessorNeural modeling, nonlinear dynamics, face perception, brain imaging (fMRI), binocular rivalry
WilsonDaryl Department of Psychology and Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Queen's University
Faculty memberattention, memory, cognition
WomelsdorfThilo York University
Centre for Vision Research
Faculty memberAttentional control, electrophysiology, decision making, prefrontal cortex
WoodDaniel Brain and Mind Institute, University of Western OntarioPhD studentneuropsychological disorders, machine learning, brain-machine interfaces, electrophysiology
WuJianhongwujh@yorku.caCentre for Disease Modelling
Laboratory for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
York University
Faculty Membernonlinear dynamics in neural networks, delay, memory, pattern recognition