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Laboratory of Hearing and neuronal activity lab

Principal investigators

Emelie Katarina Svahn Leão

Associate Professor, Brain Institute - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/1279823352935722
E-mail: katarina.leao@neuro.ufrn.br
Areas of interest: The pathological perception of sounds in the auditory system (in relation to tinnitus and psychosis)

Ph.D. students

Thawann Malfatti Borges

Graduated in Speech-language pathology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Master degree in Neuroscience at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, 2015.
Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/1262934391596208
E-mail: malfatti@neuro.ufrn.br
Areas of interest: Auditory system, tinnitus, optogenetics

Markus Michael Hilscher

Markus Hilscher has a background in computer science with specialization in mathematical & computational biology.
Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/2931463290059786
E-mail: markus.hilscher@neuro.ufrn.br
Areas of interest: Research on microcircuits in the brain. More precisely, working with electrophysiology, dynamic-clamp and real time processing in order to investigate aspects of synchronization and interconnectivity.

Resident physicians

Íngrid Nogueira de Sousa

Characterization of cell types affected by noise-induced tinnitus in the auditory cortex of mice
Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/5112631283892199
E-mail: ingridnogueira@neuro.ufrn.br
Areas of interest: Electrophysiology and Optogenetics

Undergraduate students

Flávia Freire


Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/3550090685660638
E-mail: flaviafreire@neuro.ufrn.br
Areas of interest: Auditory system; tinnitus; memory; psychosis; psychoanalysis and neuroscience, behavior.

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