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

Clémence Ligneul, PhD

Clémence Ligneul, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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spectroscopy, magnetic resonance

Cristina Chavarrías, PhD

Cristina Chavarrías, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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magnetic resonance, coding, acceleration methods

Daniel Nunes, PhD

Daniel Nunes, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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behavior, electrophysiology, optogenetics, magnetic resonance, neuroscience, microscopy

Julia Huntenburg, PhD

Julia Huntenburg, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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optogenetics, calcium imaging, magnetic resonance, neuroscience

Rafael Henriques, PhD

Rafael Henriques, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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advances 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

Teresa Serradas Duarte

Teresa Serradas Duarte

2017 INDP PhD Student

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neuroplasticity, behavior, stroke, diffusion, 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

Francisca Fernandes

Francisca Fernandes

Research Technician

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magnetic resonance, modelling, awake and anesthetized imaging, neuroscience

Andrada Ianuş, PhD

Andrada Ianuş, PhD

Research Associate

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advanced imaging methods, magnetic resonance

Jelle Veraart, PhD

Jelle Veraart, PhD

Visiting Scientist

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microstructure, modelling, magnetic resonance

Vesna Petojevic

Vesna Petojevic

Lab Administrator

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administration, finances