HARNETT LAB PEOPLE

 

Mark T. Harnett, Ph.D.

Fred and Carole Middleton Career Development Assistant Professor                                        Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Investigator                                                     McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Mark joined the faculty at MIT in 2015.  He received his B.A. in Biology from Reed College in Portland, Oregon and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.  Prior to joining MIT, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn VA.

46-6143A | 617.324.6989 | harnett at mit dot edu

 

Olga Vieira

Laboratory Administrator

Olga joined the lab in August 2015.  She was previously an administrator in the MIT Biology department. 

46-6143 | 617.324.6988 | ovieira at mit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Derrick Barnagian, B.S.

Laboratory Technician

Derrick joined the lab in August 2015.  He received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Bates College in Lewiston ME

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | dbarnagi at mit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Mathieu Lafourcade, Ph.D.

postdoctoral associate

Mathieu joined us in October 2015.  He received his undergraduate degree in biotechnology engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Technologie des Biomolécules de Bordeaux and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Neuropharmacology from the University of Bordeaux 2.  Mathieu was previously a postdoctoral researcher at INSERM and the Catholic University of Chile.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | maateo at mit.edu

 

 

 

Lukas Fischer, Ph.D.

postdoctoral associate

Lukas started in the lab in November 2015.  He received his B.Sc in Computer Science from the University of Central Lancashire, Preston and his B.Sc. in Neuroscience from the University of Bristol in the UK.  Lukas earned his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | lff at mit.edu

 

 

 

 

Friederike Buck

Undergraduate Student

Friederike is a Junior in the School of Engineering.
She joined the lab in January 2016.

46-6179|617.715.2385 | rikebuck at mit.edu

 

Lou Beaulieu-Laroche, B.Sc.

Graduate Student

Lou joined the lab in March of 2016. He received his B.Sc. in Neuroscience from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He is studying dendritic integration using dendritic and somatic patch-clamp electrophysiology combined with two-photon imaging and uncaging.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | loubl at mit.edu

 

Marie-Sophie Helene van der Goes

Graduate Student

Marie joined the lab in April of 2016.  She received her B.S. in Neuroscience from Georgetown University in Washington DC. Prior to graduate school, Marie was a research technician at MIT.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | msvdgoes at mit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jakob Voigts

postdoctoral associate

Jakob started in the lab in September of 2016.  He received his B.S. in Mathematics from Heidelberg University in Germany and his PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from MIT. Jakob is co-founder of OpenEphys.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | jvoigts at mit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quique Toloza

laboratory technician

Quique joined the lab in June 2016 for an MSRP summer project and returned as a technician in June 2017. He double-majored in Physics and Spanish Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | toloza at mit.edu

 

 

 

 

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Julian Gomez

undergraduate student

Julian joined the lab in February 2017 for an UROP project. He is freshman at MIT majoring in electrical engineering and computer science.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | jrgomez at mit.edu

Raul Mojica

MSRP undergraduate student

Raul arrived in June 2017 for a summer project. He is junior at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, majoring in biology.

46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | trmojica at mit.edu