Lab members

The Lab

  • Surya Manivarmane
    Visiting scholar
  • Michaela Joyce
    PhD student
  • Hannah Jones
    PhD student
    Neuroscientist, behaviouralist
  • Diana Bicazan
    PhD student
    Computer scientist, behaviouralist, maze architect
  • Alice French
    Postdoctoral associate
    Electrophysiologist, behavioralist, LEGO tinkerer
  • Esteban Beckwith
    Postdoctoral fellow
    Lab circadian expert, master of sex
  • Giorgio Gilestro
    fatti non foste a viver come bruti


  • 2013 – 2017 Anne Petzold, PhD Student. Currently at the Max Plank Institute for Metabolism Research ( )
  • 2014 – 2018 Quentin Geissmann, PhD Student. Currently at the University of British Columbia, Canada

Lab Photos

  • Anne and Quentin. The first PhD students to join the lab back in 2013.
  • A view of the Campus from our lab.
  • First Lab retreat to the Isle of Wight - 2016
  • Hiking trip - typical British weather
  • Hiking trip
  • Hiking trip
  • Hiking trip
  • Hiking trip
  • The lab from above
  • The lab's main component
  • A lab Christmas beer
  • Don't be afraid of sleep
  • A Lab BBQ
  • The boss doing the boss