Dr. Devika Narain (D.)
- Position: Associate Professor, Erasmus Medical Center
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Dr. Narain is the principal investigator of the Circuit Dynamics lab at the Neuroscience department of Erasmus Medical University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Her group combines mathematics, engineering, and neuroscience methods to investigate how neural circuits generate precisely timed behaviors. Before returning to the Netherlands, she was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Prof. Mehrdad Jazayeri's lab. She was also trained at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tuebingen, Germany. She holds degrees in engineering, cognitive science, and neuroscience and studied in Bangalore, Munich, and Amsterdam. Her work has been supported by NWO's Rubicon grant, the EU Marie Curie reintegration grant, the NWO Vidi, Aspasia, and Gravitation grants.