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Dr Timothy O'Leary


Timothy O'Leary

University Lecturer in Information Engineering & Medical Neuroscience

Academic Division: Information Engineering

Research group: Control

Telephone: +44 1223 7 46527


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Research interests

  • Theoretical Systems Neuroscience
  • Computational modelling of excitable cells and networks
  • Systems biology of regulatory control
  • Biological data analysis and statistical modelling

Current projects​

  • FLEXNEURO - Flexible and robust nervous system function from reconfiguring circuits (with Dhruva Raman, Christopher Harvey and Yaniv Ziv)
  • Ion channel regulation in neurons and small circuits (with Dax Hoffman and Eve Marder)
  • Neuromodulation and homeostatic plasticity (with Guillaume Drion, Alessio Franci and Eve Marder)

Lab members

  • Monika Josza (postdoc)
  • Dhruva Raman (postdoc)
  • Michael Rule (postdoc)
  • Andrey Stoychev (PhD)
  • Adriano Bellotti (PhD)
  • Adriana Perez Rotondo (PhD)
  • Thomas Burger (PhD)
  • Saeed Aljaberi (PhD student - joint with Fulvio Forni)

Research opportunities

Please contact me if you are interested in a PhD or postdoctoral project.

Office location

Office BN4-78, Main site, Trumpington St