Brian Allen[Email: bdallen, followed by @media.mit.edu]
Brian is from Chicago and Buffalo, completed his undergraduate study at Northwestern, and worked in New York City for a couple of years for a biotech firm. His formal background is in physics and cognitive science, with a concentration in artificial intelligence. He is interested in the dynamical nature of emotion. He is developing the tools and experiments to do real-time neural data analysis and neural control, to make possible the systematic study of brain dynamics.
Bernstein, J.G., Allen, B. D., Guerra, A.A., Boyden, E.S. (2015) Processes for design, construction and utilisation of arrays of light-emitting diodes and light-emitting diode-coupled optical fibres for multi-site brain light delivery, The Journal of Engineering, advance online publication, DOI: 10.1049/joe.2014.0304.
Chuong, A. S., Miri, M. L.*, Busskamp, V.*, Matthews, G.A.C.*, Acker, L.C.*, Soresnsen, A.T., Young, A., Klapoetke, N. C., Henninger, M.A., Kodandaramaiah, S.B., Ogawa, M., Ramanlal, S. B., Bandler, R. C., Allen, B. D., Forest, C.R., Chow, B.Y., Han, X., Lin, Y., Tye, K.M., Roska, B., Cardin, J.A., Boyden, E. S. (2014) Noninvasive optical inhibition with a red-shifted microbial rhodopsin, Nature Neuroscience 17:1123-1129. (*, equal contribution)