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Dr. Fereshteh Lagzi

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    lagzi.jpgDr. Fereshteh Lagzi
    Bernstein Center Freiburg
    Hansastrasse 9a
    79104 Freiburg i.Br.
    Tel.: +49 (0)761 203 9503
    Fax: +49 (0)761 203 9559 

 


Research Project

  • BCCN-Leiterpool: Large-scale functional dynamics of interconnected neuronal populations

 

Research Topics

  • Exploring the dynamics of complex neural networks
  • Searching for a link between spiking neural networks and functional models of cognition
     

Techniques

  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Complex systems analysis
     

CV

Academic Background

  • Since 5/2016: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 10/2010-04/2016: PhD student at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 09/2007-01/2010: M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • 09/2003-08/2009: B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • 09/2003-09/2007: B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

 

Teaching experience:

  • Teaching assistant for a master course, 'modeling biological systems', February 2010
  • Modeling Mechatronic systems, Teaching Assistance (TA), Summer semester 2010
  • Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology (NWG course), Tutor, October each year (2011–2014)
  • Quantitative methods in Neuroscience, Tutor, April-May each year (2012-2013)
  • Python course, Tutor (May 2013)
  • Modeling and simulation of biological neural networks, Lecturer and Tutor (Dec 2013)

 

Patent registration:

  • Design and implementation of current neural stimulator for motion rehabilitation in patients suffering from spinal cord injuries, 2008
     

Publications

Articles 

  • Fereshteh Lagzi and Stefan Rotter. Dynamics of competition between sub-networks of spiking neuronal networks in the balanced state. PLoS One, September:1–29, 2015
  • Fereshteh Lagzi and Stefan Rotter. A Markov model for the temporal dynamics of balanced random networks of finite size. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 8(December):1–23, December 2014
  • Fereshteh Lagzi, Fatihcan M Atay, and Stefan Rotter. Bifurcation analysis of the dynamics of interacting sub-networks of a spiking network. In preparation, pages 1–15, 2015
  • Fereshteh Lagzi, Fatihcan M Atay, and Stefan Rotter. Nonlinear dynamics of large-scale activity in "networks of networks". BMC Neuroscience, 14:P331, 2013
  • Maryam Saidi, Farzad Towhidkhah, Fereshteh Lagzi, and Shahriar Gharibzadeh. The effect of proprioceptive training on multisensory perception under visual uncertainty. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, 11(04):491–511, January 2012
  • Fereshteh Lagzi and Stefan Rotter. Lotka-Volterra Models Describe Large-Scale Activity of Balanced Random Networks. In Bernstein Conference 2012, Munich, Germany, 2012. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience
  • Maryam Saidi, Farzad Towhidkhah, Freshteh Lagzi, and Shahriar Gharibzade. A neural model of multisensory integration including proprioceptive attention under visual uncertainty. In 2012 19th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), pages 364–368, Tehran, Iran, December 2012. IEEE

 

Honours and Awards

  • First-ranked student award for Master studies (2009)
  • First ranked student award for Bachelor studies (2007)
  • Best thesis award for Bachelor dissertation (Fall 2007)
  • Acceptance for Master studies without entrance exam, due to first class honours (Fall 2007)
  • Double Majored Bachelor student, a credit given to students with total GPA more than 17 out of 20 (2005)
  • First rank position in ”young mathematician annual competitions”, Tehran, Iran (2002)

 

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