Lab Members

Gonzalo G. de Polavieja (PI)

PhD in Physical Sciences as Marie Curie Fellow (Oxford University, UK)
Postdoc in Neurobiology, Welcome Trust Fellow in Mathematical Biology (University of Cambridge, UK)
Cientifico Titular, Instituto Cajal (CSIC)

Angel-Carlos Roman (Postdoc)

PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain).
BSc in Biology (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) and BSc in Computer Sciences (UNED, Spain).
Recipient of a 'Juan de la Cierva' fellowship

Julián Vicente Page (PhD student)

MSc in Biophysics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
BSc in Physics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
Recipient of a JAE-Pre fellowship

Robert Hinz (PhD student)

Diplom in Physics (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)
Recipient of a FPI fellowship

Gabriel Madirolas Pérez (PhD student)

MSc in Biophysics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
BSc in Fundamental Physics (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Recipient of a Predoctoral fellowship


BSc in Mathematics (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Recipient of a Leverhulme Trust fellowship within the University of Sheffield (BMS department)


BSc in Physics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
MSc in Artificial Intelligence (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
Recipient of a INDP fellowship (Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme)



Previous members

I have been very lucky to have these people in my lab:

Alfonso Pérez-Escudero (PhD student & Postdoc)

BSc in Physics and MSc in Vision Science (Valladolid, Spain). 
Recipient of a FPU fellowship.


Marta Rivera-Alba (PhD student)

BSc in Physics and MSc in Biophysics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). 
Recipient of a FPI fellowship.

Now at Kristin Branson´s Lab at Janelia Farm (HHMI)

Sara Arganda (Postdoc)

PhD in Neuroscience (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain).
BSc in Biology (
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). 
Recipient of a CAM contract.

Now at Audrey Dussutour´s Lab at Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale

Amanda Sorribes (PhD student)

MSc in Biophysics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
MSc in Physics (Magisterexamen, Lund, Sweden)

Recipient of a CAM fellowship.