Sukbin Lim

Sukbin Lim (任淑彬)
Assistant Professor of Neural Science, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU
Office Phone
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Sukbin Lim is an Assistant Professor of Neural Science at NYU Shanghai and a Global Network Assistant Professor at NYU. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was a postdoctoral researcher at University of California, Davis and University of Chicago. She holds a PhD from NYU and a BS from Seoul National University.

Professor Lim’s research interests are modeling and analysis of neuronal systems. Her work has appeared in Nature, Neuroscience and Journal of Neuroscience.

Recent Publications

  • Lim S, Mechanisms underlying sharpening of visual response dynamics with familiarity, eLife 8, e44098 (2019)
  • Lim S, McKee JL, Woloszyn L, Amit Y, Freedman DJ, Sheinberg DL, Brunel N, Inferring learning rules from distributions of firing rates in cortical neurons, Nature Neuroscience 18, 1804-1810 (2015)
  • Lim S, Goldman MS, Balanced cortical microcircuitry for spatial working memory based on corrective feedback control, Journal of Neuroscience 34, 6790-6806 (2014) 
  • Lim S, Goldman MS, Balanced cortical microcircuitry for maintaining information in working memory, Nature Neuroscience 16, 1306-1314 (2013) 
  • S. Lim, M.S. Goldman, Noise tolerance of attractor and feedforward memory models, Neural Computation 24, 332-390 (2012)


  • PhD, Mathematics
    New York University

Courses Taught

  • Math Tools for Life Sciences
  • Modeling & Simulations in Neuroscience
  • Introduction to Theoretical Neuroscience