Rui Ponte Costa, PhD

2010-2014 Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom 
 2014-2018 Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom 
 2017- Department of Physiology University of Bern, Bern, Bern, Switzerland 
 2018- Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering University of Bristol, Bristol, England, United Kingdom 
Computational Neuroscience, Synaptic Plasticity, Cortical Networks, Machine Learning
"Rui Ponte Costa"
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David Willshaw grad student 2009-2010 Edinburgh
 (Mentor during first year in doctoral program.)
Per Jesper Sjöström grad student 2010-2014 University College of London
Mark C. van Rossum grad student 2010-2014 Edinburgh
Walter Senn post-doc 2017-
Tim Vogels post-doc 2014-2017 Oxford


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Robert Froemke collaborator 2014- Edinburgh
Robert Legenstein collaborator 2011-2013 Edinburgh
Wolfgang Maass collaborator 2011-2013 Edinburgh
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Mizusaki BEP, Li SSY, Costa RP, et al. (2022) Pre- and postsynaptically expressed spike-timing-dependent plasticity contribute differentially to neuronal learning. Plos Computational Biology. 18: e1009409
Richards BA, Lillicrap TP, Beaudoin P, et al. (2019) A deep learning framework for neuroscience. Nature Neuroscience. 22: 1761-1770
Bykowska O, Gontier C, Sax AL, et al. (2019) Model-Based Inference of Synaptic Transmission. Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience. 11: 21
Llera-Montero M, Sacramento J, Costa RP. (2018) Computational roles of plastic probabilistic synapses. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 54: 90-97
Abrahamsson T, Chou CYC, Li SY, et al. (2017) Differential Regulation of Evoked and Spontaneous Release by Presynaptic NMDA Receptors. Neuron
Costa RP, Padamsey Z, D'Amour JA, et al. (2017) Synaptic Transmission Optimization Predicts Expression Loci of Long-Term Plasticity. Neuron. 96: 177-189.e7
Costa RP, Mizusaki BE, Sjöström PJ, et al. (2017) Functional consequences of pre- and postsynaptic expression of synaptic plasticity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 372
Akam T, Costa R, Dayan P. (2015) Simple Plans or Sophisticated Habits? State, Transition and Learning Interactions in the Two-Step Task. Plos Computational Biology. 11: e1004648
Costa RP, Froemke RC, Sjöström PJ, et al. (2015) Correction: Unified pre- and postsynaptic long-term plasticity enables reliable and flexible learning. Elife. 4
Blackman AV, Abrahamsson T, Costa RP, et al. (2013) Target-cell-specific short-term plasticity in local circuits. Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience. 5: 11
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