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Meet the Team

We are a diverse group – biologists, psychologists, mathematicians, who like to look carefully at behavior and brain activity.

Lab members

Marta Moita, PhD

Marta Moita, PhD

Principal Investigator

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neuroscience and behaviour, silence, social, threat, art

Ricardo Neto Silva, PhD

Ricardo Neto Silva, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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molecular biology, milk and cookies

Clara Ferreira, PhD

Clara Ferreira, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Drosophilla, behaviour, science writing

Matheus Farias

Matheus Farias

2017 INDP PhD Student

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Anna Hobbiss, PhD

Anna Hobbiss, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Natalia Barrios, PhD

Natalia Barrios, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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molecular biology

Mirjam Heinemans

Mirjam Heinemans

2017 INDP PhD Student

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António Raposo

António Raposo

Lab Admin

Alex Leitão, PhD

Alex Leitão, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Violetta La Franca

Violetta La Franca

INDP PhD Student

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behaviour, neural circuits, pasta with artichokes

Rui Goncalves

Rui Goncalves

Research Technician

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Mariana Franco

Mariana Franco

MSc. Student

Charlotte Rosher

Charlotte Rosher

INPDP PhD Student

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street art, natas

Marco Colnaghi

Marco Colnaghi

INPDP PhD Student

Cleusia Manuel

Cleusia Manuel

MSc. Student

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Ana Eugénio

Ana Eugénio

Research Technician

Alumni

Scott Rennie, PhD

Scott Rennie, PhD

Current: Post-doc in Platt Lab (UPenn)

Cristina Marquez, PhD

Cristina Marquez, PhD

Current: Group Leader at CSIC Alicante

Catarina Mendes

Catarina Mendes

Masters Student

Ana Pereira, PhD

Ana Pereira, PhD

Current: Post-doc in Zhang lab (Harvard)

Sofia Silva

Sofia Silva

Masters Student

Andreia Cruz, PhD

Andreia Cruz, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Behaviour

Alexandra Medeiros

Alexandra Medeiros

PhD student in Mendes lab (CEDOC)

Ricardo Zacarias

Ricardo Zacarias

2011 INDP PhD Student

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Behaviour, DJ´ing

Diana Costa

Diana Costa

Current: PhD students in Marquez lab (CSIC Alicante)

Elizabeth Rickenbacher

Elizabeth Rickenbacher