Care was taken to form groups balanced in terms of the students' educational background. This encouraged students to help one another.

All students

Pedro Pintado Jorge Gonçalves


2004: Licenciatura in Physics Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico
2006-2012: PDBC PhD candidate
2006-2012: PhD candidate at the École Normal Supérieure, Department of Cognitive Science, with Christian Machens
Presently: Postdoctoral fellow at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL, UK

PhD Project

Supervisor: Christian Machens

Laboratory: Group for Neural Theory

University: Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France


A neural circuit model of the oculomotor integrator: theory for optogenetic dissection . Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France (2012) pp..