Membership

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

Maria Elena
Avale

Lab/Research director at National Scientific and Technical Research Council - Argentina
Argentina Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neurogeneration and repair
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Molecular approaches
Species : vertebrate
Therapeutic techniques
I joined ALBA because :
I am a scientist working in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Since 2013 I have been running my own research lab as a group leader. Despite the extremely unfavored circumstances for research in Argentina I am fully committed to perform outstanding science. I'm sure that joining ALBA network will certainly help visible our work and open up opportunities for interaction with other researchers in the globe.

Aurore
Avargues-Weber

Research/Staff scientist at CNRS
France Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Neuroethology
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Species : invertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I am responsible of gender equity in my research unit.

Trey
Avery

Business/Marketing/Advertising at Magstim EGI
United States Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
Cognitive neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Sensory systems neuroscience
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (slow waves)
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
I joined ALBA because :
I’m interested in supporting more diversity of all kinds in neuroscience (academia and industry).

Amir
Ayali

Professor or equivalent position at Tel Aviv University
Israel Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Evolutionary and comparative neuroscience
Motor systems neuroscience
Neuroethology
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
In vivo monitoring
Species : invertebrate
Other

Sarah
Ayash

Postdoctoral fellow at Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research
Germany Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Imaging (PET, fMRI, etc)
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
I would like to actively contribute in creating a more diverse and inclusive field of Neuroscience.

Gunel
Ayyubova

Research/Staff scientist at Azerbaijan Medical University
Azerbaijan Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Neuroscience of aging
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Molecular approaches
Species : vertebrate

Joshua
Babalola

Graduate student at Medical University of Graz
Austria Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Neuroscience of aging
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Cell culture
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
In vivo monitoring
Therapeutic techniques
I joined ALBA because :
I decided to join ALBA for better visibility as a black neuroscientist and also to have access to qualitative mentoring and opportunities for career development and transferable skills

Aleksandra
Badura

Professor or equivalent position at Erasmus MC
Netherlands Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Motor systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Genetic models and techniques
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Species : vertebrate

Rose
Bagot

Professor or equivalent position at McGill University
Canada Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Computational neuroscience and modeling
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics
Computation, modeling, and simulation
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Genetic models and techniques
In vivo monitoring
Molecular approaches
Optical methods
Species : vertebrate

Jaideep
Bains

Professor or equivalent position at University of Calgary
Canada Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Excitable membranes and ion channels
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Neuroendocrinology
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biophysics
Data analysis and statistics
Electrophysiology (channels)
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
In vivo monitoring
Optical methods
Pharmacology
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
This is an important initiative for increasing diversity in science. By connecting multiple institutions and individuals, it provides a powerful platform to drive change

Alastair
Baker

Postdoctoral fellow at University of Leeds
United Kingdom Website
Gender : Prefer not to say
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.

Tracy
Bale

Professor or equivalent position at University of Maryland, School of Medicine
United States Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Developmental neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neuroendocrinology
Neuropharmacology and neurochemistry
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Biochemistry
Cell culture
Genetic models and techniques
Molecular approaches
I joined ALBA because :
Mentoring and advocacy for women and underrepresented groups in neuroscience is the key reason for why I joined ALBA. As a Center Director and President of IBRO, I focus on local and global actions to advocate for and support diversity, equity and inclusion through partnerships and activities, including developing and supporting programs and working with organizational and policy makers.

Chinmayi
Balusu

Undergraduate student at Columbia University
United States Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Cognitive neuroscience
History, teaching, public awareness, and societal
Other
Neurotrauma

Abhishek
Banerjee

Professor or equivalent position at Newcastle University
United Kingdom Website
Gender : Man
Fields of research :
Cellular and molecular neuroscience
Circuit neuroscience
Disorders of the nervous system
Neural/synaptic structure and function
Sensory systems neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Electrophysiology (synaptic physiology)
Genetic models and techniques
Imaging (microscopy)
Optical methods

Duncan
Banks

Professor or equivalent position at Open University
United Kingdom Website
Gender : Man
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.

Maria
Banqueri

Postdoctoral fellow at Nencki Insititute
Poland Website
Gender : Woman
Fields of research :
Behavioral neuroscience
Cognitive neuroscience
Analysis of behavior and cognition in humans
Analysis of behavior and cognition in non-human animal
Histochemistry and tracing
Imaging (microscopy)
Molecular approaches
Species : vertebrate
I joined ALBA because :
Because I want to put the work needed to make the scientific community 100% inclusive