Assistant Professor in Cellular and Circuit Neuroscience at the University of Amsterdam
Aug. 2, 2022

Per September 2022 I will return to the University of Amsterdam as Assistant Professor in Cellular and Circuit Neuroscience. I look forward to joining the amazing team the Swammerdam Insitute for Life Sciences, and the wider community of Amsterdam Neuroscience.

Update to our preprint: "Cerebellar acceleration of learning in an evidence-accumulation task"
July 18, 2022

An update to our manuscript on enhanced learning with cerebellar perturbations is now available at BioRxiv:

Perturbation to the cerebellum can lead to motor dysfunction, cognitive deficits, and behavioral inflexibility. Here we report that a cerebellum-specific…

Presentation at SfN 2021: Improved learning in a cerebellar mouse model of autism
Nov. 3, 2021

This week I present our work on 'Improved learning in a cerebellar mouse model of autism', recorded for the virtual edition of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2021.

If you don't have access to the content at the SfN website, you can also watch the presentation 

Presenting at the Brain, Behavior & Evolution seminar series, University of Texas at Austin
Sept. 25, 2020
Today I will present our cannibalism research during the Brain, Behavior & Evolution seminar series from the University of Texas at Austin. I am looking forward to a fun discussion!
Kin-avoidance in Cannibalistic Homicide
Aug. 31, 2020
The paper about human cannibalism, together with Michael Brecht, is out now in
My research featured in Horizon Magazine
May 11, 2020

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed for Horizon Magazine about the…

Labroots Neuroscience Virtual Conference
March 11, 2020

I joined the BRAIN CoGS panel in presenting at the Labroots Neuroscience Virtual Conference on March 11, 2020. The BRAIN Cogs team, for this conference represented by Carlos…

Upcoming seminar at SfN
Sept. 22, 2019
At the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting in Chicago, I will present my work as part of the Nanosymposium "Cerebellum Circuits and Functions" on Tuesday morning October 22nd, 2019.
Three months at the Brecht lab in Berlin
Sept. 2, 2019
I just arrived in Berlin to start my Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship. For the next three months, I will join the lab of Michael Brecht at the