Membership

The Network

ALBA represents a global diverse network of individual neuroscientists who are involved in research, education, communication and advocacy, and are committed to supporting and advocating for actions and policies that foster diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in brain sciences across the globe.

Become a member

Register as an ALBA Network member (it's free!):

  • Take full advantage of our activities
  • Engage with the ALBA Team at the General Assembly
  • Help shape ALBA's priorities
  • Elect the members of our Board of Directors

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

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Stephanie
Albin

Program manager/Administrator at The Kavli Foundation
United States Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Other
Philanthropy
I joined ALBA because :
I believe in the mission of the ALBA Network. In order to have change, and more diversity and inclusion in neuroscience, we need to be proactive and deliberate in our actions. By joining ALBA, I am signaling that I am supportive of their goals and will take action myself.

Andre
Borges

Program manager/Administrator at Frontiers
Poland Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
Academic publishing; journal; open access; stroke; dementia

Jacqueline
Bracher

Program manager/Administrator at University of Cape Town
South Africa Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Other
Strategic advancement of health and neuroscience research including; researcher development, research evaluation and impact reporting, research advocacy, partnerships
I joined ALBA because :
As a member of the Alba network steering committee, I am honored to be part of a like-minded community that seeks to strengthen and develop effective transformation and diversity initiatives.

Tanya
Brown

Program manager/Administrator at Baycrest Hospital
Canada Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Neuroscience of aging
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Data analysis and statistics
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
I joined ALBA because :
I am especially keen to champion the standards & best practices of management in Science, an area of knowledge and repertoire of skills that are often significantly lacking amongst neuroscience researchers, across the career spectrum.

Dervila
Glynn

Program manager/Administrator at University of Cambridge
United Kingdom Website
Gender : Woman
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).

Mary Louise
Grossman

Program manager/Administrator at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Germany Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
I joined ALBA because :
Our research funding agency is committed to supporting diversity. We became aware of the Alba Network when Prof. Erin Schuman (one of our four CRC Advisory Board Members) was awarded the 2020 Alba Diversity Prize. By joining the Alba Network, we hope to share Alba's news and events with our consortium members through our monthly newletter among other channels.

Joana
Guedes

Program manager/Administrator at ICM - Paris Brain Institute
France Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :

Angelien
Heister

Program manager/Administrator at Radboudumc
Netherlands Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Molecular approaches
I joined ALBA because :
Advice from Barbara Franke. To support our research and to work towards the broad implementation of measures counteracting inequality in the brain sciences.

Alice
Luo Clayton

Program manager/Administrator at Simons Foundation
United States Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Disorders of the nervous system
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Electrophysiology (slow waves)
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Genetic models and techniques
Imaging (microscopy)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
Therapeutic techniques

Angie
Michaiel

Program manager/Administrator at The Kavli Foundation
United States Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Neuroethology
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
In vivo monitoring
Optical methods
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
To learn more about what Alba is doing and what strategies they've found to be successful

Lauriane
Nallet Khosrofian

Program manager/Administrator at EFIC
France Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Motor systems neuroscience
Neurogeneration and repair
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Imaging (microscopy)
In vivo monitoring
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I joined Alba because I want to do my part and working toward a better science for everyone.

Matthew
Turner

Program manager/Administrator at Simons Foundation
United States Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
History, teaching, public awareness, and societal
Other
Practical theology and public health, Christianity, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
I joined ALBA because :
To increase my knowledge, learning, and networking to drive DEI goals as the manager of a computational neuroscience center.

ANN
VAN DER JEUGD

Program manager/Administrator at Leuven Brain Institute
Belgium Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Neurogeneration and repair
Neuroscience of aging
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
I joined ALBA because :
I am the president of Belgian Women in Science, BeWiSe. The ALBA declaration brought me here, to meet other scientists and network.

Laura
Ward

Program manager/Administrator at Champalimaud Foundation
Portugal Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience