Thomas Richner

Thomas J. Richner received the B.S. degree in mathematics from Northland College, Ashland, WI, USA, in 2006, the B.S. degree in biomedical engineering from Washington University, St. Louis, WI, in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, in 2014. He is currently a Washington Research Foundation Innovation Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroengineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. He is working with Prof. C. Moritz and Prof. A. Fairhall on motor decoding and sensory encoding. His research interests include optogenetic sensorimotor neural interfaces, theoretical/computational neuroscience, and neurovascular coupling.

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Closed-Loop Optogenetic Brain Interface
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