Carina Curto
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
The Pennsylvania State University
Office: 331 McAllister
Phone: (814) 863 9119
email: ccurto -at- psu -dot- edu

A.B. Harvard University 2000
Ph.D. Duke University 2005

Mathematical Neuroscience Lab

Here is a brief bio.
Research Interests
Mathematics applied to and arising from Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.
Neural network theory and neural coding. Applied algebra, topology, and geometry.


Check out our 2016 Cosyne poster.
Listen to our new network songs!!
Software on nebneuron.

For Students and Postdocs
Some opportunities at the interface of math and biology.
Information about 2014 Math Research Communities.
Check out SIAM's brochure on careers in applied mathematics outside academia. See also the SIAM careers website.

My advice to young people.
A nice article in Forbes about my 2015 PNAS paper.
An article on why mathematical biology is good for mathematics.
My call for more beautiful models in neuroscience.
A brief history of the Math Revolution!
Want to know more about neuroscience? Check out
The case for blind math.
Argentina on two steaks a day. (pdf version)
Random math questions:
Find research articles on PubMed and
"There's a lot to be done while your head is still young." - B&S