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- Research Program Mentor

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate


Networks, neuroscience, artificial intelligence

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Simulating the Evolution of the Smallest Brain

Design a semi-random network growth mechanism that will produce networks with structure that is similar to actual neuronal networks. (We will use the neuronal network of the organism C. Elegans as a model.) You will learn the basic mathematics behind network science and write computer programs to simulate network growth. Prerequisites: 1. Programming experience

Coding skills

Python, Julia, C++, Matlab, R

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