John E. Lewis


John E. Lewis
Associate Professor

Room: GNN 258
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 6846
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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:
  • Lewis, J.E., Lindner, B., Laliberté, B., Groothuis, S. Control of neuronal firing by dynamic parallel fiber feedback: implications for electrosensory reafference suppression. J. Exp. Biol. 210: 4427-4437, 2007
  • Hupé, G., Lewis, J.E. Electrocommunication signals in free swimming brown ghost knifefish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus. J. Exp. Biol. 211: 1657-1667, 2008
  • Lindner, B., Gangloff, D., Longtin, A., Lewis, J.E. Broadband coding with dynamic synapses. J. Neuroscience 29: 2076-87, 2009
  • Babineau, D., Lewis J.E., Longtin A. Spatial acuity and prey detection in weakly electric fish. PLoS Computational Biology 3(3):e38, 2007

Fields of Interest

  • Comparative physiology
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Electrophysiology
  • Neuroethology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Synaptic plasticity
  • Weakly electric fish
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