Jean-Marc's short C.V.


Faculty Activities:
- Professor
University of Arizona , Tucson , AZ , USA .
Departments of Psychology and Biomedical Engineering.Member of the Neuroscience, Applied Mathematics, Physiology and Cognitive Science graduate programs. Director of the Computational and Experimental Neuroscience Laboratory. President of the Society for Neuroscience local chapter (website). Faculty Senate member.
- Intergovernmental Personel Act rotator at the National Institute for Mental Health (Bethesda, MD).
Consulting with program officers and other program officials on current and future Computational Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence research directions in the field of mental health.
- Visiting Faculty Neurobiology (Feinberg Fellow).
Nachum Ulanovsky's laboratory.
The Weizmann Instute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
3D spatial navigation in bats. Multi unit (tetrode) recordings of the hippocampus/entorhinal cortex in the flying bat.
- Visiting Faculty.
Bruce McNaughton’s laboratory.
University of Arizona , Tucson , AZ , USA .
Reactivation in the VTA and Hippocampus neural populations. Multi unit (tetrode) recordings in the behaving rat (spatial navigation).
- Assistant Professor.
Duke University , NC , USA .
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Neurobiology and core member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

- Lecturer.
University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.
Course:Neurobiology of Cognition. Department of Cognitive Science.

Postdoctoral Activities:
- Terrence Sejnowski's laboratory.
Salk Institute, La Jolla , CA , USA .
Neuromodulation of oscillatory dynamics, rat hippocampus and frontal cortex neurophysiology (patch-clamp), spike timing reliability, role of synaptic background activity.
- John Lisman's laboratory.
Brandeis University , Boston , MA , USA .
Hippocampus slice neurophysiology, Carbachol-induced oscillations. Neuromodulation, computational model of NMDA-Dopamine interactions in working memory.
- Leslie Zebrowitz's laboratory.
Brandeis University , Boston , MA , USA .
Use of connectionist network modeling to study face perception. Assessments by subjects, and computer/machine learning analyses.

Graduate Studies:
- Ph.D. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence).
University of Southern California , Los Angeles , CA , USA .
Focus: Face Recognition, Brain Theory and Convolutional Neural Networks.
Thesis title: "A neural code for face representation: from V1 receptive fields, to IT 'face selective' cells " - Committee, M.A. Arbib, C. von der Malsburg and I. Biederman.
- Masters in Computer Science.
University of Southern California , Los Angeles , CA , USA
Focus: Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Brain Theory.
- D.E.A. (equiv. Masters) of Pattern Analysis and Artificial Intelligence.
Paris VI University, Jussieu, Paris , France .
Focus: Parallel Logic Programming (Parlog, Imperial College London), asynchronous multi-agent AI designs.

Undergraduate Studies:
- Engineer Diploma (equiv. B.S.) in Electronics and Computer Science.
Ecole Superieure d'Ingenieurs de Marseille (Re-named 'Ecole Centrale de Marseille'), Marseille, France .
Focus: Logic Programming, operating systems, electronics.

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