Fabiana Kubke is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Medical Sciences, University of Auckland. Fabiana studies different aspects of
brain evolutions, and her work focuses on the evolution of brain circuits in brains. Prior to relocating to New Zealand Fabiana studied developmental neurobiology as a postgraduate student at the University of Connecticut and neuroethology as a post-doc at the University of Maryland.
Fabiana is the author of several journal articles and scholarly book chapters. She is the recipient a number of awards including the Grass Fellowship at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole and grants including the Marsden Fund from the Royal Society of New Zealand. Some of her work has featured in the New Zealand and Australian media.
She is an advocate for Open Research and currently Chairs the Advisory Panel of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand,
and some of her blog posts can be found at PLOS’ Mind the Brain and New Zealand Science Media Centre’s Building Blogs of Science. Fabiana has a Licenciate in Biological Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and an MSc and PhD
from the University of Connecticut.