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Antonio Carlos Roque da Silva Filho


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Antonio C. Roque was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1963. He has a BSc (1985) and a MSc (1987) in physics by the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and a PhD (1992) in cognitive science and artificial inteligence by the University of Sussex, UK. He is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Physics of the School of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters at the University of Sao Paulo at Ribeirao Preto. He is the founder and principal investigator of the Laboratory of Neural Systems of his institution, which develops research on computational neuroscence. His main interests are in biologically plausible models of neurons and neuronal networks and modeling of animal behavior but he also has diverse interests on neural networks, complex networks and medical decision support systems. He is co-author of the Lepidus system for medical diagnosis support. He is a member of three graduate programmes of his university (Physics Applied to Medicine and Biology, Psychobiology and Applied Computing). He also is the director of the Latin American School on Computational Neuroscience (LASCON). He is currently principal investigator and coordinator of innovation and technology transfer of the Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (CEPID NeuroMat) and principal investigator of the Brazilian-German collaborative project "Dynamical Phenomena in Complex Networks: Fundamentals and Applications", both funded by FAPESP (the latter co-funded by the German DFG). He is a former member of the board of directors of the Organization for Computational Neuroscience (OCNS) and the Brazilian Society of Neurosciences and Behavior (SBNeC). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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