Leon Levy Fellows in Neuroscience

Leon Levy Fellows at Rockefeller University are scientists in the early stages of their careers who receive support to pursue innovative, risk-taking research.

Tiego Siebert Altavini, Ph.D.
The role of top-down influence on visual object recognition
Laboratory of Neurobiology
Mentor: Charles Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D.

Josefina del Marmol, Ph.D.
Molecular mechanisms of olfactory evolution in drosophilids
Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior
Mentor: Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.

David Hildebrand, Ph.D.
Dissecting primate social brain circuitry
Laboratory of Neural Systems
Mentor: Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D.

Kun Li, Ph.D. 6/1/18 ???
The cortico-hypothalamic circuit mediates sexually dimorphic oxytocin-dependent social behavior
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Mentor: Nathaniel Heintz, Ph.D.

Nikolaos Stefanakis, Ph.D.
Development of neuromuscular junction glia and their roles in animal locomotion
Laboratory of Developmental Genetics
Mentor: Shai Shaham, Ph.D.

Siegfried Weisenburger, Ph.D.
High-speed volumetric functional imaging in mammalian brain using multiplexed scanned temporal focusing microscopy
Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics
Mentor: Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D.