Jean-Marc's short C.V.

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

Graduate Studies:
- D.E.A. (equiv. Masters) of Pattern analysis and Artificial Intelligence.
Paris VI University, Jussieu, Paris, France.
Focus: Parallel Logic Programming (Parlog), multi-agent designs.
- Masters in Computer Science.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Focus: Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Brain Theory.
- Ph.D. in Computer Science.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Focus: Face Recognition, Brain Theory and 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.

Postdoctoral Activities:
- 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 analyses.
- 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.

Faculty Activities:

- Lecturer.

University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.
Course:Neurobiology of Cognition. Department of Cognitive Science.
- Assistant Professor.
Duke University, NC, USA.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Neurobiology and core member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

- 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.

- Professor

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.
Department of Psychology. Member of the Neuroscience, Applied Mathematics, and Cognitive Science graduate programs. Director of the Computational and Experimental Neuroscience Laboratory.

President of the Society for Neuroscience local chapter (website).

- Visiting Faculty (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 in the flying bat.



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