Lab Members

Learn more about our principal investigator, researchers, technicians and students.


Charlotte Boccara, Ph.D

Group leader in precision medicine with background in electrophysiology, behavioral recordings, neural decoding and sleep

Solomiia Korchynska, Ph.D

Postdoctoral researcher with background in in-vivo electrophysiology, sleep analysis, chemogenetics and behavioral recordings

Brijesh Modi, Ph.D

Postdoctoral researcher with background in software development, slice and in-vivo electrophysiology and neural data analysis



Lina Okinina

Lab technician with background in biology, miniaturized drive building and animal handling

Adrian Engberg

Master's Student with background in pharmacology, in-vivo electrophysiology and neural data analysis

Mats Helmersen

Medical student at University of Oslo with focus on social recognition mechanism and development in young rats



Sandra Bryne

Research assistant with background in neuroscience, animal handling, histology and molecular biology

Letizia Signorelli

Data analyst with background in mathematical engineering and computational neuroscience

Solveig Horn

Master's Student at University of Oslo with background in biosciences, programming and statistics

Ane Gaupseth Mæstad

Master's Student at University of Oslo with background in biosciences, programming and data science


Florian Daspance

Ph.D student supervised by Ørjan Martinsen (co-supervised by Charlotte) with focus on development of biosensors to study brain-adipose tissue crosstalk.

Damien Dufour Ph.D

Postdoc supervised by Nolwenn Briand (co-supervised by Charlotte), investigating physiological process governing post-natal development of adipose tissue

Jie Hou Ph.D

Postdoc supervised by Ørjan Martinsen (co-supervised by Charlotte) with focus on biosensors and sleep scoring using machine learning

Lab Alumni

Learn more about our former lab members.