Network

Browse through the ALBA members to find a speaker for your next conference, an expert for a new project or to simply network.

Bethany
Adams

Graduate student at University of Nottingham
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
I joined ALBA because :
I am interested in diversity and equality in neuroscience.

Laura
Andreae

Professor or equivalent position at King's College London
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Cell culture
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Optical methods
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I believe improving diversity and increasing the number of under-represented minority groups in STEM subjects will help science advance, as well as making it fairer and more interesting! I think ALBA can make a difference, and I hope to contribute to their mission.

Alastair
Baker

Postdoctoral fellow at University of Leeds
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Undisclosed
Fields of research :
Other
Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Radiochemistry, Nuclear Engineering
Other
Molecule manufacturing, chemical synthesis, fluid dynamics, Process Analytical Technology
I joined ALBA because :
Recently I organised a screening for National Inclusion week, with my colleague Stella Foster.
I was invited by Mathilde Maughan to join the networ.

Duncan
Banks

Professor or equivalent position at Open University
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Disorders of the nervous system
History, teaching, public awareness, and societal
Neuroscience of aging
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Cell culture
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
I joined ALBA because :
I am passionate about promoting best practices and advocacy in neuroscience teaching and research. As one of the founder members of brainfacts.org I understand the necessity to inform the public about neuroscience facts versus fiction. I have served on the executive of the British Neuroscience Association, on IBRO and SfN.

Tristan
Bekinschtein

Professor or equivalent position at University of Cambridge
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (slow waves)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
I joined ALBA because :
I have just heard about it from Francesca Cirulli in a zoom meeting and it look as great initiative to make research fairer.

Clémence
Bernard

Postdoctoral fellow at King's College London
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Biochemistry
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Molecular approaches

Marion
Brickwedde

Postdoctoral fellow at University of Birmingham
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (channels)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
I joined ALBA because :
I want to support diversity, inclusion and sustainability in my career path. I think it is extremely important.

Lauren
Burgeno

Postdoctoral fellow at University of Oxford
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Genetic models and techniques
In vivo monitoring
Optical methods
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
To help gain exposure as I make plans to begin applying for faculty positions.

Elena
Dreosti

Research/Staff scientist at UCL
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Genetic models and techniques
Imaging (microscopy)
In vivo monitoring
Molecular approaches
Optical methods
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I want to raise awareness of gender and diversity issues in neuroscience and more generally in all Brain Sciences. I strongly believe that by promoting equality we can improve science quality.
The Alba network will help scientists to actively engage and particiapte together in this process.

Luisa
Fassi

Graduate student at University of Oxford
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
History, teaching, public awareness, and societal
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Data analysis and statistics
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
I joined ALBA because :
As a young student, I believe that the next generation of scientists should be supported and guided by mentors that equally represent both men and women.

Éimear
Foley

Research/Staff scientist at University of Cambridge
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Neuroscience of aging
Other
Neuropsychiatric disorders
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Data analysis and statistics
Pharmacology
I joined ALBA because :
To promote diversity and equality in the field of neuroscience and beyond.

Dervila
Glynn

Program manager/Administrator at University of Cambridge
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
History, teaching, public awareness, and societal
I joined ALBA because :
I work as the Strategic Manager for Cambridge Neuroscience, an Interdisciplinary Research Centre within the University of Cambridge connecting >800 researchers across the University, who are involved with research into the nervous system. My role involves working with academics from across the University (including underrepresented groups) to support the interdisciplinary scientific community in neuroscience. This involves workshops, seminars, facilitating introductions and external interactions, an interactive website, communications and public engagement. I would like to bring the work of Alba to Cambridge and beyond (in my role as chair of FENS Communication committee).

Samantha
Harrison

Graduate student at The University of Nottingham
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
History, teaching, public awareness, and societal
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
Optical methods
I joined ALBA because :
I want to help raise awareness on diversity issues in neuroscience

Estibaliz
Herrera

Graduate student at University of Leicester
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)

Bas
Labree

Graduate student at University of Nottingham
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Sensory systems neuroscience
Other
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Electrophysiology (channels)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
Other
Non-invasive brain stimulation
I joined ALBA because :
Diversity and equality are increasingly important themes in science and public life more generally. Best practices are key in applying these principles.

Laura
Leston Pinilla

Research/Staff scientist at Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Motor systems neuroscience
Neuroscience of aging
Biochemistry
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Imaging (microscopy)
Molecular approaches