Giovanni Talei Franzesi[Email: geggio, followed by @media.mit.edu ]
Nic obtained multiple degrees from MIT (B.S., M.Eng, M. S.) and is now working on technologies and scientific approaches for studying neural synchrony, its control, and potential applications of such insights to neuroengineering and psychiatry, as well as on novel neural interfacing devices.
Kodandaramaiah, S.B., Holst, G.L., Wickersham, I.R., Singer, A.C., Talei Franzesi, G., McKinnon, M.L., Forest, C.R., Boyden, E.S. (2016) Assembly and operation of the autopatcher for automated intracellular neural recording in vivo, Nature Protocols 11:634–654.
Kodandaramaiah, S., Talei Franzesi, G., Chow, B., Boyden, E. S.*, Forest, C.* (2012) Automated whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology of neurons in vivo, Nature Methods 9:585–587. (* co-corresponding authors)
Boyden, E. S., Han, X., Talei Franzesi, G., Chan, S., Bernstein, J., Qian, X., Li, M. (2009) "New Techniques for Investigating Brain Rhythms: Optical Neural Control and Multielectrode Recording," In: Rhythms of the Neocortex: Where Do They Come From and What Are They Good For? (Kopell N., ed.) pp. 65-75. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
Han, X.*, Qian, X., Bernstein, J.G., Zhou, H.-H., Talei Franzesi, G., Stern, P., Bronson, R.T., Graybiel, A.M., Desimone, R., and Boyden, E.S.* (2009) Millisecond-Timescale Optical Control of Neural Dynamics in the Nonhuman Primate Brain, Neuron 62(2):191-198. (* co-corresponding authors)