I am a computational neuroscientist with a passion for open-source software, Python programming, and open science.
Predicting individual variability from anatomical magnetic resonance imaging.
Received full four-year scholarship from the Adi Lautman Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students. During the first two years completed a wide variety of courses in a number of faculties, and in the last two years worked on an M.Sc. thesis studying cortical layers distribution in the general population using inversion-recovery MRI. Graduated with honors (final grade of 94.75).
Majored in physics and biology. Graduated with honors (matriculations average of over 95). Took part in school delegations to Spain, Singapore, Poland and Germany.
Building the technological infrastructure for canine-based early detection of multiple types of cancer.
Introduction to the Python programming language for neuroscience students.
Introduction to neuroscience-oriented machine learning concepts and tools.
Improved Flow Image Correlation Spectroscopy (FLICS) analysis implementation and built a simple app for running the analysis and viewing the results.
Neuroanatomy laboratory guide, teaching undergraduate and graduate students.
Operated Israeli military electro-optical satellites throughout a four-year service in the intelligence corps, also took part in a large number of projects and led both a research team and a technical team working concomitantly with Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI). Completed a 5-month qualification course and approximately 3 more months of advanced training within the unit. Received the unit’s award for excellence on Israel’s Independence Day 2011.
Other than the projects listed below, which were created as part of my research efforts, I have made a number of contributions to a variety of open-source projects (please see my GitHub profile for more information).
Counseling and general help.
Taught English and Math at Ort Singalovsky High-School.