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
Vardhan Dani, Ph.D.
Vardhan joined the lab in June of 2015. He received his B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Pune in India, his M.Sc. in Biotechnology from the M.S. University of Baroda, India, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. Vardhan has done postdoctoral research at Stanford, Boston University, and MIT.
46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | vsdani at mit.edu
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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 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
undergraduate Student at large
Quique joined the lab in June 2016 for an MSRP summer project. He is currently a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill where he is majoring in physics and Spanish literature.
46-6179 | 617.715.2385 | toloza at mit.edu