Timothy Dunn
Postdoctoral Associate

Dr. Dunn is a Forge Scholar and neuroscience researcher specializing in machine learning, particularly deep convolutional neural networks.  His work has focused on how the brain controls behavior. Using original experimental techniques, fast whole brain imaging of neural activity, and high-speed monitoring of behavior in response to closed-loop visual stimuli in zebrafish, he was able to uncover the neural circuits underlying both visually guided and spontaneous swimming behaviors.

His current post doctoral research targets the new computational and theoretical challenges confronting systems neuroscientists. Using deep convolutional neural networks, Dr. Dunn researches visual systems to infer the functional connectivity of neurons based only on optical measurements of neural activity.

Current Research Interests

Machine learning
Deep convolutional neural networks
Neurobiology
Machine vision
Computational biology


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