Marsat short CV

Education

► 2001-2007 PhD, Dept. of Biology, McGill University (with Dr. G. S. Pollack).

► 1997-2001 BSc, Dept. of Biology, McGill University.

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Employment

► 2020-present Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, West Virginia University.

► 2013-2020 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, West Virginia University.

► 2009-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine & Dept of Physics, University of Ottawa (with Drs A Longtin and L Maler).

► 2007-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Neural Dynamic & Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa (with Dr. L. Maler).

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Funding

► 2020-2025 NSF-IOS CAREER Research Grant: “Detection and localization of communication signals during motion in the electrosensory system”.$700,000

► 2016-2019 NSF-IOS Research Grant: “Co-evolution of communication signals with central sensory processing mechanisms”.$610,316

► 2016 WVU-PSCoR Research Grant: “Dynamic shaping of neural heterogeneity and the coding of communication signals”.$23,488

► 2012-2016 WVU Research Corp Initiative Grant: “Computational principles in the sensory neuroscience of weakly electric fish”.$526,421

► 2007-2010 Canadian Institute for Health Research - Fellowship: "Coding of transient communication signals by sensory systems".$135,000

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Teaching

► 2017-present: BIOL 302 Biometry- WVU, Biology

► 2015-present: BIOL 793 Current Neurobiology I, II or III- WVU, Biology

► 2014-present: BIOL 476/576 Computational Neuroscience- WVU, Biology

► 2014-present: BIOL 339 Animal Communication- WVU, Biology

► 2007~2015: Neural System and Behavior- Marine Biological laboratory