Jack Lindsey

  • Program Year: 3
  • Academic Institution: Columbia University
  • Field of Study: Computational Neuroscience
  • Academic Advisor: Ashok Litwin-Kumar
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Mathematics, and M.S. Computer Science, Stanford University, 2019
  • Personal URL: http://jackwlindsey.com


F. Li, J. Lindsey, E. Marin, N. Otto, M. Dreher, G. Dempsey, I. Stark, A. S. Bates, M. W. Pleijzier, P. Schlegel, A. Nern, S. Takemura, T. Yang, A. Francis, A. Braun, R. Parekh, M. Costa, L. Scheffer, Y. Aso, G. S. X. E. Jefferis, L. F. Abbott, A. Litwin-Kumar, S. Waddell & G. M. Rubin (2020). The connectome of the adult Drosophila mushroom body: implications for function. bioRxiv: 2020.08.29.273276

J. Lindsey & A. Litwin-Kumar. Learning to Learn with Feedback and Local Plasticity (2020). Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems.

A Unified Theory of Early Visual Representations from Retina to Cortex through Anatomically Constrained Deep CNNs. Lindsey, J.*, Ocko, S.*, Ganguli, S., and Deny, S. International Conference on Learning Representations, 2019. https://openreview.net/pdf?id=S1xq3oR5tQ

The Emergence of Multiple Retinal Cell types through Efficient Coding of Natural Movies. Ocko, S.* Lindsey J.*, Ganguli, S., Deny, S. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 2018. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/10/31/458737

A Neural Network Model of Complementary Learning Systems. Jain, M* and Lindsey, J*. CogSci 2018 proceedings. http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2018/papers/0118/0118.pdf.

Semiparametric Reinforcement Learning. Jain, M* and Lindsey, J*. International Conference on Learning Representations, Workshop Track, 2018. https://openreview.net/pdf?id=B1LRWg1wz.

Pre-Training Attention Mechanisms. Lindsey, J*. Neural Information Processing Systems 2017 Workshop on Cognitively Informed Artificial Intelligence. https://arxiv.org/abs/1712.05652.


Stanford J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for Scholastic Achievement, 2019

Stanford Dean's Award for Academic Achievement, 2019

Rhodes Scholarship finalist, 2018

Stanford Bio X Summer Fellowship, 2018

President's Award for Academic Excellence in the freshman year, 2016

Nominee, Boothe Prize for excellence in writing, 2016

National Merit Scholarship Winner, 2015