Headshot of Daniel Aharoni.

Daniel Aharoni

Assistant professor of neurology
University of California, Los Angeles

Daniel Aharoni is assistant professor of neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his Ph.D. in physics from UCLA, where he worked in high- and low-energy particle physics before shifting his focus to neurophysics. Aharoni stayed at UCLA for a postdoctoral fellowship under Baljit Khakh, Alcino Silva and Peyman Golshani,  spearheading the technical development of the open-source UCLA Miniscope Project. Aharoni’s lab integrates engineering, neuroscience and physics to create innovative tools that address complex challenges in neuroscience. His research aims to enhance our understanding of neural circuits, advance tool design for neuroscience, and ensure equitable access to pioneering technologies.

From this contributor

Explore more from The Transmitter

10 standards for brain electrode-array recordings enhance reproducibility

Electrophysiology findings can vary widely from lab to lab, even among those using identical protocols. New guidelines set forth in a preprint should help.

By Elissa Welle
12 July 2024 | 5 min read
A hand holds a stack of speech bubbles.

Leveraging the power of community to strengthen clinical trials for rare genetic syndromes

Families can become not only participants but champions of these research efforts.

By Shafali Spurling Jeste
11 July 2024 | 7 min read

Accounting for a mosaic of sex differences: Q&A with Nicola Grissom

Breaking the binary view of sex traits can enable researchers to represent the broader complexity of behavior and cognition.

By Olivia Gieger
10 July 2024 | 7 min read