Emma Towlson

Research Scientist, CCNR
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Dr. Emma Towlson is an Associate Research Scientist in the Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR), with interests in the emerging field of Network Neuroscience. She has a Master's degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Warwick (2011), and received her Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge (2015). She has experience in investigating the topology and organisational principles of various kinds of brain networks, from C. elegans to mouse to human. Dr. Towlson is currently working on applying and adapting techniques from network control theory to probe neuronal or near-neuronal level wiring diagrams from smaller organisms. She co-instructs Phys 5116: Complex Networks alongside Prof. Albert-László Barabási, and is invested in bringing Network Science approaches to broader audiences and educational settings.


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177 Huntington Ave, 11th floor
Boston, MA 02115

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Emma Towlson
Research Scientist, CCNR

Dr. Emma Towlson is an Associate Research Scientist in the Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR), with interests in the emerging field of Network Neuroscience. She has a Master's degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Warwick (2011), and received her Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge (2015). She has experience in investigating the topology and organisational principles of various kinds of brain networks, from C. elegans to mouse to human. Dr. Towlson is currently working on applying and adapting techniques from network control theory to probe neuronal or near-neuronal level wiring diagrams from smaller organisms. She co-instructs Phys 5116: Complex Networks alongside Prof. Albert-László Barabási, and is invested in bringing Network Science approaches to broader audiences and educational settings.


177 Huntington Ave, 11th floor
Boston, MA 02115
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