Laura  Porta

Senior Research Software Engineer

Laura studied Biotechnology for her Bachelor’s at the University of Sassari (Italy) and Neuroscience for her Master’s at the University of Pisa (Italy). At that time, she studied single flies behaviour at the Janelia Research Campus (USA). Then, she became more interested in software development and deepened her skills in computer science by working in Avanade Italy. Later, she joined the research centre SISSA (Italy) and worked on rat vision and convolutional neural networks. Now, Laura is interested in the development of good software tools for neuroscientists that could benefit the community as a whole.