Meet the Team

We are a diverse group – biologists, physicists, engineers – and we code, record neuronal activity and look carefully at behavior.

Lab members

Noam Shemesh, PhD

Noam Shemesh, PhD

Principal Investigator

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magnetic resonance

Andrada Ianuş, PhD

Andrada Ianuş, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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advanced imaging methods, magnetic resonance

Cristina Chavarrías, PhD

Cristina Chavarrías, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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magnetic resonance, coding, acceleration methods

Rafael Henriques, PhD

Rafael Henriques, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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advanced diffusion MRI techniques, plasticity, magnetic resonance

Rui Simões, PhD

Rui Simões, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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neuroscience, spectroscopy, cancer, magnetic resonance

Sónia Gonçalves, PhD

Sónia Gonçalves, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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advanced imaging methods, magnetic resonance

Tal Shemesh, PhD

Tal Shemesh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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magnetic resonance

Madalena Fonseca

Madalena Fonseca

2013 INDP PhD Student

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magnetic resonance, optogenetics, behaviour, neurosciences

Rita Gil

Rita Gil

2016 INDP PhD Student

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diffusion, microscopy, neuroscience, magnetic resonance

Frederico Severo

Frederico Severo

2017 INDP PhD Student

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magnetic resonance, spectroscopy, chemical exchange saturation transfer

Carlos Bilreiro, MD

Carlos Bilreiro, MD

PhD Student

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magnetic resonance

Inês Santiago, MD

Inês Santiago, MD

PhD Student

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cancer, magnetic resonance

Bárbara Costa

Bárbara Costa

Masters Student

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magnetic resonance, resting state fMRI, locus coeruleus, neuroscience

Rita Alves

Rita Alves

Masters Student

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magnetic resonance, diffusion MRI, neuroscience

Francisca Fernandes

Francisca Fernandes

Research Technician

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magnetic resonance, modelling, awake and anesthetized imaging, neuroscience

Joana Cabral, PhD

Joana Cabral, PhD

Visiting Scientist

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magnetic resonance

Vesna Petojevic

Vesna Petojevic

Lab Administrator

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administration, finances

Alumni

Clémence Ligneul, PhD

Clémence Ligneul, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Teresa Serradas Duarte

Teresa Serradas Duarte

PhD Student

Julia Huntenburg, PhD

Julia Huntenburg, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jelle Veraart, PhD

Jelle Veraart, PhD

Visiting Scientist

Daniel Nunes, PhD

Daniel Nunes, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ekaterina Vinnik, PhD

Ekaterina Vinnik, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Guilherme Blazquez Freches

Guilherme Blazquez Freches

Masters Student