John E. Lewis


John E. Lewis
Full Professor

Room: GNN 258
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 6846
Work E-mail:

LEWIS, John E.


Dr. Lewis specializes in systems and computational neurobiology. His research focuses on understanding how the dynamics of neurons and neuronal networks are involved in sensory processing, sensory-motor transformations, and the production of behaviour.

Selected publications:
  • Lucas KM, Warrington J, Lewis TJ, Lewis JE (2019) Neuronal dynamics underlying communication signals in a weakly electric fish: implications for connectivity in a pacemaker network. Neuroscience 401:21-34
  • Shifman AR, Lewis JE (2018) The complexity of high-frequency electric fields degrades electrosensory inputs: implications for the jamming avoidance response. J R Soc Interface 15: 20170633
  • Pedraja F, Hofmann V, Lucas KM, Young C, Engelmann J, Lewis JE (2018) Motion parallax in electric sensing. PNAS 115(3):573-577

Fields of Interest

  • Comparative physiology
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Electrophysiology
  • Electric sensing
  • Neuroethology
  • Neural dynamics
  • Physics of behaviour
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