Elle O'Brien

Computational Neuroscience

Elle O'Brien is a computational scientist, science writer and software developer based in Seattle, WA. She is broadly interested in mathematical biology, neural computation, neuroengineering, speech and hearing sciences, and the history of scientific ideas. Elle holds degrees in mathematics from Agnes Scott College and computational neuroscience from the University of Washington. She has discussed science research on NPR and was the winner of the 2011 Miss Star Trek Universe Pageant.

4 articles

'Visualizing Disease' is an illuminating history of how we started to see medicine

Though beautifully printed, the book will most appeal to modern practitioners

The beautiful merger of art and science that inspired generations of neuroscientists

"Perhaps only an artist's eye could have seen so much in a slice of brain"

5 facts about Hedy Lamarr, star, inventor, wartime code maker

β€œAny girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid”

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