David Schoppik


How are the fish?  Wet.


Research Experience

Harvard University. Post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Alexander Schier. Collaborating with Florian Engert and Robert Baker.

UCSF. Ph.D. thesis in the laboratory of Steven Lisberger. (2002-2007)

RIKEN BSI, Japan. Laboratory of Manabu Tanifuji. (Summer 2003)

NIMH . Pre-doctoral research award in the laboratory of Mortimer Mishkin. (1999-2001)

Publications at Google Scholar


University of California, San Francisco (2001-2007). Ph.D. in Neuroscience

New York University (1995-1999). New York, NY.  Graduated magna cum laude.  B.A. in Individualized Study granted from the Gallatin School, concentration in neural science, computer science, and philosophy.


Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008-2011)

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship (2001-2006)

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (award declined)

Gallatin Metropolitan Scholars Travel Award (1995-1999)

Teaching/Workshops Organized

“Neural Systems and Behavior”, Zebrafish Cycle, MBL Woods Hole (2012)

“Promise and Peril: Genetic approaches for systems neuroscience revisited” Cosyne (2012)

Courses/Workshops Attended

Zebrafish Short Course, Woods Hole, MA, (2007)

Spike Data Workshop, Newcastle UK (2006)

Computational Vision Course, Cold Spring Harbor, NY (2004)

RIKEN Summer Course, Japan (2003)


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