I carried out my PhD at the University of Oxford with Marco Capogna, where I studied the serotonergic and inhibitory control of amygdala circuits and aversive learning. I stayed at the University of Oxford as a postdoctoral researcher with Peter Somogyi, studying the role of metabotropic glutamate receptors in mouse and human cortical circuits. I then obtained postdoctoral fellowships (Fyssen, Fondation pour la Recherche Medicale and Marie Skłodowska-Curie) to work in Rosa Cossart's lab at the Mediterranean Institute of Neurobiology (INMED, INSERM) in Marseille. In the Cossart lab, I investigated the control of hippocampal network activity by inhibitory neurons, and whether this control is predermined by developmental programs.
In 2021, I joined the labs of Abhishek Banerjee and Andrew Jackson at Newcastle University, where I studied the use of closed-loop optogenetic stimulation to perturb network dynamics (as part of the CANDO project). I took up a position of Assistant Professor at Durham Psychology in 2022.