I'm originally from Buenos Aires (Argentina). Lived 5 years in
Houston, and almost 3 in Northern Virginia. In Argentina I studied
electrical engineering but in the last few semesters I felt that I
was not enjoying it much. I got lucky to meet a professor who
introduce me to Neuroscience, so after few attempts I landed in
Texas where I did my phd.
Doing science takes most of my time, not only because of work, but
also because I enjoy everything that has to do to understand the
world like math, physics, biology, economy, sociology, philosophy,
astronomy and art and music I believe!
And as important to that it is to get to know interesting people,
with original ways of approaching living, interesting and
refreshing ideas, cool stories to tell, and good and positive
What I’m doing with my life
I work in a super cool research institute where I get to measure
the activity of many individual neurons to try to understand what
brain circuits do! Also sometimes we develop or apply some of the
latest technologies, so its thrilling to feel how quickly we are
moving towards understanding more and more about the brain.
Then from time to time to travel to conferences to chat with bright
people over some beers.
I moved to Arlington from Ashburn a year ago, so Im also trying to
explore the Virginia/DC/Maryland area.
I’m really good at
Listening to my friends, giving advice, making them look at the
positive side of things or when it is difficult to try to show them
how to be pragmatic in solving their problems.
Making and maintaining long friendships.
Learning new stuff (although not much languages or getting the
Introducing friends to friends.
The first things people usually notice about me
I smile often and Im pretty relaxed.
Not difficult to me to find someone that knows someone you
I need coffee as cars need gas.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
books: 1984, Foundation series (Asimov), Brave New World, Fictions
(Borges), 100 years of solitude (Garcia Marquez), On Heroes and
Tumbs (Sabato), Thus spoke Zaratustra, Nietzsche and the vicious
circle, Steppenwolf (Hesse).
The six things I could never do without