Lab members

In Vivo Neurophysiology

Open Positions


Inquiries from talented and motivated graduate and undergraduate students to work on various aspects of our research are invited to apply. 


Please send an email to:[at] to discuss the options. 

Selection of previous internship topics:


Bachelor projects:

* Physiological characteristics of cortical pyramidal and interneurons

* Neuron morphology of the human cortex - Functional and morphological properties of human pyramidal neurons across cortical layers


Master projects:

*Single-unit activity in the rat medial prefrontal cortex in vivo:

A comparison between layers 2/3 and 5.

*Layer- and cell-type-specific representation of tactile information in the rat PPC


Literature thesis:

* The Conscious Connectome Conundrum - Modeling the human brain

* Neuronal research on human tissue: morphology and physiology

Christiaan de Kock (PI)[at]


Sarah Hunt (post-doc)

March2020 (L->R): Jean, Chris, Nine, Djai, Sarah, Eline, René, Femke 

Jean Pie (PhD-student)


(together with Cyriel Pennartz, UvA)

Eline Mertens (PhD-student)

Rene Wilbers (PhD-student)


(together with Huib Mansvelder, VU)

Djai Heyer (PhD-student)


(together with Huib Mansvelder, VU)

Alumni Scientific Staff

Anton Pieneman

Rajeev Narayanan (postdoc)

present address:CEASAR, Bonn

Brendan Lodder (technician)

Roel de Haan (PhD-student)


Vinod Nigade (research assistant)

Atilla Vrasdonk

(research assistant)

Romy Aardse

(research assistant)

Zimbo  (PhD-student),

graduated April 2015

present address: Elsevier Publisher

Keerthi Kumar (PhD-student)


Suman Das (post-doc)


Hemanth Mohan (PhD-student)


present address:

Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA

(prof. Josh Huang lab)

Copyright  ©  All Rights Reserved