Tatyana Sharpee, PhD


Computational Neurobiology Laboratory

Integrative Biology Laboratory

Edwin K. Hunter Chair

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How the brain recognizes what the eye sees

New Salk Institute work outlining brain’s visual process could improve self-driving cars and point to therapies for sensory impairments. Read more »

Tatyana Sharpee


MS, Physics, Ukraine National University, Kiev, Ukraine
PhD, Physics, Michigan State University
Sloan-Swartz Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco


Awards & Honors

  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s (ASBMB) DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences, 2022
  • American Physical Society Fellow, 2018
  • National Science Foundation Career Award, 2013
  • W.M. Keck Foundation, Research Excellence Award, 2009
  • Mcknight Scholar Award, 2009
  • Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation Career Award, 2008
  • Searle Scholar, 2008
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2008