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Christopher Harris

  • PhD
  • Postdoctoral researcher
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 3PublicationsNumber of items in Christopher's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 20Followers

Recent publications

  • Multi-electrode analysis of pattern generation and its adaptation to reward

    • Harris C
  • Multi-neuronal refractory period adapts centrally generated behaviour to reward.

    • Harris C
    • Buckley C
    • Nowotny T
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral researcher

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

October 2012 - Present

Associate tutor

University of Sussex

July 2008 - June 2012(4 years)

Laboratory technician

KTH Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan - Royal Institute of Technology

June 2006 - September 2006(3 months)


PhD Neuroscience

University of Sussex

July 2008 - June 2012(4 years)

MSc Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

University of Sussex

September 2006 - September 2007(a year)

BSc Psychology and Philosophy

University of Warwick

September 2003 - June 2006(3 years)


My research aim is to understand the way neural circuits adapt their activity and structure to achieve goals. I am currently a post-doc in the Briggman lab at the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD, USA). Here I use two-photon microscopy, electron microscopy and high-speed video capture to study neural circuits underlying vision and adaptive behavior in zebrafish. I received my PhD in 2012 from the University of Sussex (Brighton, UK), where I developed a multielectrode technique for monitoring neural circuits in an intact invertebrate brain.

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