Dr Avishek Adhikari

University of California Los Angeles, USA

Academic Training

2011-2017. Post-Doctoral fellow with Prof. Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University, CA.

2005-2011. Ph.D. in Neuroscience, co-advised by Profs. Joshua.A. Gordon and Rene Hen, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, NY. PhD awarded “with distinction”.

2001-2004. B.Sc. in Chemistry, advised by Prof. Etelvino J.H. Bechara, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, graduated as Department Valedictorian.


Brain Research Institute (BRI), Neuroscience PhD Program (NSIDP), Integrative Center for Learning and Memory (ICLM), Department of Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience area).