Tiaza Bem was born in Cracow, Poland, in 1962. She received the M.S. degree from the Department of Physics, Jagiellonian University in 1985, Ph.D. degree in biological science in the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in 1993, and D.S. degree in the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Polish Academy of Science in 2005, where she is the Head of the Laboratory of Neural Networks since 2009. Presently, she works as a Professor. Her main interest was focused on modeling and experimental study of the central nervous system, involving mainly motor control, as well as networks’ multistability and its role in information processing. Bem served as a Visiting Scientist in Universite Pierre et Marie Curie and Universite Rene Descartes, Paris, Universite Bordeaux I, Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology, Karolinska Institute, Center for Neural Science, New York University, Hokkaido University, University of Southern Denmark, and Cambridge University, where she was supported by the Swedish Institute, Kosciuszko Foundation, Ministere Nationale de la Rechereche et de la Technologie, NATO Joint Collaborative Grant, JSPS, Danish Foundation for Science, and others. In 2003, 2007, and 2009, she worked as the Invited Professor at the University Bordeaux I. She is a Reviewer in Biological Cybernetics, Journal of Computational Neuroscience, Neuron, Journal of Theoretical Biology, and ATIPE CNRS.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011