Maravall Lab

People & contacts

Lab members together at the 2022 Sussex Neuroscience party

The lab at the Sussex Neuroscience 2022 party, which brought together the university Neuroscience community for the first time since the Covid pandemic.

Left to right:

Bel Maranhao

Leverhulme PhD student (co-supervised by Warrick Roseboom)

Oluwaseyi (Seyi) Jesusanmi

Sussex Neuroscience 4-year PhD rotation student

Miguel Maravall


Yuri Elias Rodrigues

Postdoctoral research fellow

Moira Eley

Research technician and lab manager



We have been fortunate enough to work with several talented people, who have later gone on to varied positions and careers related to science:


Position in lab

Next/current position


Elena Giusto

Lab manager & technician, 2016-2019

Postdoctoral researcher, Fondazione Ospedale San Camillo IRCCS (Venice, Italy)

Malamati Bitzidou

PhD student, 2015-2019 Postdoctoral researcher, Francis Crick Institute (London, UK)

Michael Bale

Postdoc, 2013-2019 Application and support engineer, Scientifica Ltd (UK)

Anna Pitas

PhD student, 2012-2016 Manager, Instituto Bernabeu (Alicante, Spain)

Giovanni Ferrati

PhD student, 2010-2015 Drug discovery lead, Neuro-bio Ltd (UK)

Francisco Martini

Postdoc, 2010-2012

Associate professor, Universidad Miguel Hernandez (Spain)

Ana Albarracín

Postdoc, 2009-2011

Faculty, INSIBIO, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (Argentina)

Brian Lundstrom

Postdoc, 2008-2009 (collaboration with A. Fairhall)

Assistant professor, Mayo Clinic (USA)

Manuel Molano-Mazón

PhD student, 2007-2013 (joint with L. Martínez)

Senior research associate, IDIBAPS Barcelona (Spain)

Andrea Alenda

Postdoc, 2006-2008

Research fellow, Imperial College London (UK)

Gabriel Puccini

Postdoc, 2006 (joint with A. Compte)

Faculty, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (Argentina)

Marta Díaz-Quesada

PhD student, 2004-2010