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Geoffrey Goodhill, Ph.D., will be joining department

We are delighted to announce that Geoffrey Goodhill, Ph.D., will be joining Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis on January 1, 2021, to be dually appointed as Professor in the departments of Developmental Biology and Neuroscience. In his interdisciplinary research Dr. Goodhill combines mathematical and experimental approaches to investigate the computational principles underlying neural development, particularly in the zebrafish model.  Dr. Goodhill earned his bachelor of science degree in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Bristol, UK, his masters in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh and his PhD in Cognitive Science at the University of Sussex, UK. He carried out his postdoctoral studies in computational neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and continued them in the US at Baylor College of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies as a Sloan Theoretical Neuroscience Fellow. Dr. Goodhill was appointed to his first faculty position at Georgetown University Medical Center in 1996, where he was promoted with tenure in 2001. In 2005 he moved to The University of Queensland where he is currently a Professor jointly between the Queensland Brain Institute & School of Mathematics and Physics. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, and has been recognized by the Paxinos-Watson Prize and the Elspeth McLachlan Plenary Award from the Australasian Neuroscience Society. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Network: Computation in Neural Systems and is currently on the Editorial Boards of Brain Informatics and Neural Computation. His recent TEDx talk can be viewed at