András Ecker

András Ecker is a PhD student, supervised by Henry Markram and co-supervised by Giuseppe Chindemi, in the Cells & Circuits team in the Simulation Neuroscience Division.

His focus is on a biophysically detailed synaptic plasticity in the somatosensory cortex, with implications on learning and memory storage. András has a Master’s degree from EPFL in Life Science Engineering where he was a research scholar and awarded best master’s thesis in the section.  He has Bachelors in the same subject from Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Hungary and was granted an Excellence Fellowship by the Hungarian Republic.

Outside of work, András enjoys long distance running and horse riding.