Dr Alex Tang is an early-career researcher and lecturer at UWA and member of the Brain Plasticity Research group led by Associate Professor Jenny Rodger. Dr Tang followed his PhD completion with postdoctoral training at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) with Assistant Professor Marylka Uusisaari. Dr Tang’s current research investigates the physiological mechanisms underlying brain plasticity and how they change in different states such as ageing or after brain injury.