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Who we are

Arseny Finkelstein

Arseny Finkelstein, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

I'm curios about: 

Memory, learning, decision-making, brain networks' function and dysfunction.
Other interests:

Argentine tango, creative writing, photography, and other forms of art. Some of my artwork exploring the relation between art and memory can be found on my personal website: www.memoartum.com

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Shany Nivinsky-Margalit, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

I'm curios about: 

I am particularly interested in understanding the correlations between neural responses and various aspects of cognition, such as behavior, learning, memory, and decision-making.

Other interests:

Reading, music, and traveling in nature. 

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Lee Susman, Ph.D.

Postdoc

I'm curios about: 

Learning and homeostasis in biological and artificial neural networks, dynamics of complex systems.

Other interests:

Anything outdoors especially cycling, hiking and camping, live music, exploring new places and new experiences.

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Tal Chamilevsky

Graduate student

I'm curios about: 

Memory formation, modification, and loss, learning, perception and neuropathology.

Other interests:

Reading, music, extreme activities and traveling.

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Adva Danielly

Graduate student

I'm curios about: 

Behavior and the neural processes underlying it, especially under an ethological perspective. Learning, memory and decision-making.

Other interests:

Continuously learning new skills and information; Creative expression in various art forms such as crochet, jewelry-making, drawing and playing music - specifically - the bass and ukulele; Walking and exploring new places

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Jonathan Stahl

Graduate student

I'm curios about: 

How many simple units can preform complex tasks and how memories are formed and retrieved, biologically and computationally.

Other interests:

Running, traveling and hiking, playing guitar and Jewish literature and history.

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Noa Shmueli

Graduate student

I'm curios about: 

Learning and memory formation, as well as the neural connectivity that underlie these processes in healthy and neurodegenerative conditions.

Other interests:

Yoga and mindfulness, spending time in nature and reading a good book, discovering new music that I enjoy.

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Ido Paz

Undergraduate student

I'm curios about: 

How do mathematical models capture complicated phenomena in the real world?

Other interests:

Reading, writing, hiking, board games, discussing philosophy.

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Gily Markreich

Undergraduate student

I'm curios about: 

Dynamics of complex systems, modeling of neural networks, and the question of consciousness.

Other interests:

Watercolor and acrylic painting, Pilates and good food ⁠:)

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Sharon Tamir

Administrative Assistant

The lab has opened in 2022 and we are recruiting! 

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