Experience with fMRI and electrophysiology (extracellular) acquisition methods of neural activity. Knowledge about Visual System and Visual Attention in Neuroscience. Background in Information Technology and Mathematical Physics.
PhD in Neuroscience. Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg. (Germany) (in due course)
Master of Science in Neuroscience. Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) (2011-2012). (Brazil).
MBA in Project Management. Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) (2009-2010). (Brazil).
Specialization in Computers Networks. Catholic University Minas Gerais (2008-2009) (Brazil).
Bachelor in Physics. UNICAMP (2001-2002). UFMG (2003-2006). (Brazil).
Congresses and Symposiums:
Oxford Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford - 2016 (Poster Presentation)
Bernstein Conference, Berlin - 2016 (Poster Presentation)
FORUM FENS, Copenhagen - 2016 (Poster Presentation
INDIREA BootCamp 6, Dublin - 2016 (Oral Presentation)
INDIREA BootCamp 5, Barcelona - 2015 (Poster Presentation)
International Symposium of Neuroscience of UFMG, Brazil - 2011 (Oral Presentation)
Marie Curie Fellowship (Early Stage Researcher) - (2013-2017)
(I was a fellow in INDIREA Marie Curie Training Network, www.indirea.eu)
English: fluent (reading, writing, speaking).
lnformation Theory, Mutual Information applied to Neural Data (Directed and Metric Space Methods), Directed Information and Granger Causality
K-Means and Wavelet, Graph Theory, PCA/ICA, Hilbert Transform.
Electrophysiological Recording of Extracellular Activity of Neurons In Vivo.
Animal Surgery for Craniotomy
fMRI Preprocessing pipeline (eg.: unwarp, spatial normalization, signal cleaning.)
Matlab, fMRI Toolboxes (SPM, FSL, FreeSurfer). Professional expertise in Information Technology (eg.: network and software engineering). I have 7 years of experience working full time with Matlab, but I can read, understand and edit any programming language.
João Vicente Dornas