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Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D., professor and head, Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics, The Rockefeller University
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Alipasha Vaziri earned his Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in quantum optics, then conducted his postdoctoral work at the U.S. National Institutes of Standards and Technology. While a research specialist at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus, he developed an interest in neuroscience and focused on the development of new high-resolution microscopy, and later on optogenetic techniques. He then joined the University of Vienna in Austria, where he became a group leader at the Research Institute for Molecular Pathology and associate professor and director of the inter-departmental research platform for Quantum Phenomena and Nanoscale Biological Systems. He joined the faculty of The Rockefeller University in 2015 as an associate professor and was named professor in 2020. In 2016 he became associate director of Rockefeller’s Kavli Neural Systems Institute. Vaziri has received the Prize of the City of Vienna and was named a Fellow Member of Optica, among other honors.

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