timTim Vogels is a Sir Henry Dale Fellow and Associate Professor at the University of Oxford. He studied Physics at Technische Universität Berlin and received a PhD in neuroscience from Brandeis University. After a postdoctoral stay at Columbia University and the EPFL he arrived in Oxford in 2013. He currently leads a research group in Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviours (CNCB), part of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG). Together with Rafal Bogacz, Tim is the co-organizer of the NeuroTheory initiative. Visit his Google Scholar profile, or look at one of his confusingly many other webpages.

Post-doctoral fellows

Everton Agnes

Everton Agnes

PhD in Theoretical Physics, UFRGS, Brazil. My research focuses on the theoretical aspects of synaptic plasticity mechanisms, specifically on models that account for the interplay of different synapses in learning.

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Chaitanya Chintaluri

I completed my PhD in Biology, from Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland. I am currently working to curate models of ion channel descriptions. My webpage is

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Victor Hernandez-Urbina

PhD in Neuroinformatics from the University of Edinburgh. My work in the Vogels Lab focuses around the development of an online visualisation platform based on state-of-the-art web technologies and machine learning.


Georgia Christodoulou

I did my Phd in pure mathematics at the University of Oxford. My research now focuses on recurrent neuronal networks, the relationship between architecture and dynamics and the notion of spatiotemporal memories.

 Doctoral Students


Basile Confavreux

I study synaptic plasticity. I predict new rules or analyse known ones using Machine Learning tools.

Master Students


Homero Esmeraldo

I study the neural basis of intelligence. More specifically, my research aims to contribute to answer the question of how synaptic plasticity and neuronal network activity in different brain areas underlie abstract reasoning, learning and memory formation.

Research Technicians


Panos Bozelos

Molecular Biologist & Geneticist pursuing a PhD in Neuroinformatics. Working on various data-intensive projects, and I’m loving it.



Richard Lonsdale

Richard studied mathematics at Oxford University, then completed a PhD in Plasma Physics at U.C.N.W. Bangor. After many years in industry, working on computational fluid dynamics, he is now a visitor at the Vogels lab looking at reinforcement learning in spiking neural networks.


Post-doctoral Fellows

  • Friedemann Zenke(2017 – 2019)google-scholar_98212
  • Rui Ponte Costa (2014 – 2017)google-scholar_98212

Doctoral Students

  • Yayoi Teramoto (2016 – 2019)
  • Bayar Menzat (2015 – 2019)
  • David Jia (2015 – 2019)
  • Bill Podlaski (2014 – 2018)google-scholar_98212
  • Jake Stroud (2015 – 2018)google-scholar_98212

Master Students

  • Philipp Stratmann
  • Clay Aldern
  • Vadim Koren
  • Jay Bahsin
  • John Mikhael
  • Alex Pantelidis
  • Freddy Trin
  • Maria Rüssler
  • Frida Printzlau
  • Andrea Luppi


  • Andy Petsch
  • Chris Curin
  • Kira Düsterwald
  • Darcy Graham
  • James Bennet
  • Devrim Celik