Network

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

Eero
Castrén

Professor or equivalent position at Unversity of Helsinki
Finland Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Cell and tissue transplantation
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
In vivo monitoring
Optical methods
I joined ALBA because :
Interested in the organization

Dipesh
Chaudhury

Professor or equivalent position at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)
United Arab Emirates Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Electrophysiology (channels)
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Imaging (microscopy)
In vivo monitoring
Molecular approaches

Francesca
Cirulli

Lab/Research director at Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Italy Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Neuroscience of aging
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Neuroendocrinology of Stress, Mental Health
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Pharmacology
Therapeutic techniques
I joined ALBA because :
I am a member of the Steering Committee as I strongly believe that supporting women in Brain Sciences can help the overall advancement of neuroscience and build the foundation of a more diverse and equal society.

CHRISTINA
DALLA

Professor or equivalent position at Medical School, National Kapodistrian of Athens
Greece Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neuroendocrinology
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Molecular approaches
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
Therapeutic techniques
I joined ALBA because :
I study sex differences in Neuropsychopharmacology and Neurosciences and I appreciate Women's issues in health and research. I would like to contribute in the ALBA network in the best possible way.

Stephanie
Daumas

Professor or equivalent position at Sorbonne University
France Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Data analysis and statistics
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Molecular approaches
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I fully believe that we should raise awareness of gender and diversity issues in brain science and promote equality, as the ALBA network claims. This will only be possible if we actively engage in these processes and help each other to work in a better environment.

Elaine
Del Bel

Professor or equivalent position at University of Sao Paulo-Dental School of Ribeirao Preto
Brazil Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Disorders of the nervous system
Motor systems neuroscience
Neurogeneration and repair
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Imaging (microscopy)
Pharmacology
I joined ALBA because :
I have been looking to be part of a group that has the aim to think about scientific life, scientific difficulties and how to survive to life challenge. I believe I will found it in ALBA.

Amaicha
Depino

Research/Staff scientist at IFIBYNE
Argentina Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neuroendocrinology
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
Molecular approaches
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I am very interesting in making neuroscience more diverse and inclusive.

Aline
Desmedt

Professor or equivalent position at INSERM U1215, Bordeaux University
France Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Other
Biolological psychiatry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Imaging (microscopy)
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
Fully agree with the objectives of this network, I plan to contribute to its success.

Yacila Isabela
Deza Araujo

Postdoctoral fellow at University of Geneva
Switzerland Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Cognitive neuroscience
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Neuroscience of aging
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Data analysis and statistics
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
Pharmacology
I joined ALBA because :
Because the higher I go in my career, the more troubles I face to get funding and opportunities for being a single woman in their 30s (They may think that I will have "other" priorities that come with age, which doesn't happen when you are a man).

Ashish
Dhir

Research/Staff scientist at University of California, Davis
United States Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Disorders of the nervous system
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
In vivo monitoring
Pharmacology
Therapeutic techniques
I joined ALBA because :
Promote diversity in Science

Monica
Di Luca

Lab/Research director at University of Milano
Italy Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neurogeneration and repair
Biochemistry
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Imaging (microscopy)
Molecular approaches
Species : vertebrate

Javier
Díaz-Nido

Professor or equivalent position at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Spain Website
Gender: Male
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
I joined ALBA because :
To raise awareness on diversity issues in brain sciences.

Desiree
Dickerson

Other at Desiree Dickerson PhD
Spain Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
In vivo monitoring
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
As a neuroscientist and clinical psychologist, I now work to promote well-being in academia. I work one-on-one with post-grads, postdocs, early career researchers and faculty to help reduce burnout, overwhelm, anxiety and fear. My goal is to foster a dialogue regarding the well-being and performance of our academic community (I have a particular fond spot for neuroscientists) and I hope to widen the scope of that discussion with ALBA.

Mara
Dierssen

Lab/Research director at Centre for Genomic Regulation
Spain Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Disorders of the nervous system
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics
Cell culture
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
Diversity is crucial to advance science. I hope Alba can be a good strategy to achieve gender equity and diversity

Hanna
Dumanska

Research/Staff scientist at Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Science of Ukraine
Ukraine Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Sensory systems neuroscience
Biophysics
Cell culture
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Imaging (microscopy)
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I'm very interesting in such initiative because I believe in idea of gender equality and diversity in science. I would like to be part of Alba network and to contribute in the best possible way. Personally, I'm also hoping to get opportunity to find collaboration and to raise my visibility to scientific community.

Erin
Dunn

Professor or equivalent position at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
United States Website
Gender: Female
Fields of research :
Other
Epidemiology; Genetics; Epigenetics
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Data analysis and statistics
Genetic models and techniques
I joined ALBA because :
I learned about this through ECNP 2019 and think its mission is terrific and I would love to be involved and help in any way that I can. It also looks that there is an underrepresentation of people from the United States, hence I hope to also contribute to this becoming a global network.