I’m a Cuban-born, German-bred computational cognitive neuroscientist with an interdisciplinary skillset. My past research includes thesis work on the cortical dynamics of consciousness at the University of Cambridge’s Consciousness and Cognition Laboratory, dynamical modeling of spike data during sensorimotor tasks using PSID, and studies on superinfection exclusion in mycobacteriophage lysogens.
I currently work as a Comp. Neuro. specialist at the Moxon Neurorobotics Laboratory at UC Davis, where I am also a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. I am also involved with communities dedicated to science communication and education, most notably as part of Neuromatch Academy‘s executive committee, as a Science & Tech contributor for several non-profit outlets, and as the administrator of /r/neuroscience, a community of about 100,000 researchers, students, and enthusiasts.
My other interests include art history, literature, politics, foreign relations, veganism, philosophy, and chess.