Ami Citri

Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University, and Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Ami Citri is a Senior Lecturer in the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, as well as the Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. He is also an Azrieli Global Scholar with the Child and Brain Development Program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). His research in mice has two goals: Understanding how the brain filters irrelevant sensory information, allowing us to focus on important information, and understanding how important information is encoded in the brain to underlie the development of useful behavioral patterns and habits, as well as compulsions and addiction.