Review in Ann Rev in Condens Matter Phys on olfactory sensing and navigation with Gautam Reddy and Massimo Vergassola.
We bid goodbye to Hao Wu, who started his new position at Octagon Capital. Good luck!
Joe Zak will start his faculty position at Univ of Illinois at Chicago in early 2022. Hearty congratulations!
Our lab members were involved in 3 Cosyne meeting posters (1-060, 2-099, 2-111).
Julien Grimaud started his position as Assistant Professor at Sup’Biotech in France. Congratulations!
Abby Finkelstein joins our group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
Former graduate student Jenelle Wallace starts her postdoctoral fellowship in Alex Pollen‘s group. All the best!
Former Harvard college student Konrad Urban starts his PhD at CMU’s Program in Neural Computation. All the best!
Paul Masset’s paper from his graduate work in the Kepecs Lab @ CSHL out in Cell!
Congrats to Spencer Kim (Harvard class of 2020), who was elected to Phi Beta Kappa!
Jenelle Wallace successfully defended her PhD thesis – congratulations, Dr. Wallace!
Julien Grimaud successfully defended his PhD thesis – congratulations, Dr. Grimaud!
Bo Liu from the MCO graduate program joins our group to do work in theoretical/computational neuroscience. Welcome, Bo!
Joe Zak gets the official notice of award of his K99 – congratulations!
Bo Liu and Stephan Foianini, two MCO graduate students, are rotating in the lab. Welcome!
We welcome Rebecca Fisher, our new Research Assistant!
Paper on adult neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb, to which Jenelle Wallace contributed important data, is published in eLife.
Welcome to Kunal Shroff, from Duke, visiting as an Amgen Scholar for the summer.
Hao Wu is off for a summer internship at Verily.
Welcome to Paul Masset and Selina Qian, postdoctoral fellow and graduate student respectively, joint with the Uchida group.
Jenelle Wallace attends a Neuroscience course in Paris, Nuné Martiros speaks at the IBAGS conference in Biarritz, Julien Grimaud presents a poster at NeuroFrance, and Joe Zak speaks at the Harvard-LMU Young Scientists Forum in Munich
Congratulations to Nuné Martiros for winning an NRSA (fellowship) from the NIH!
Our work showing that the one glomerulus -> one olfactory receptor rule is disrupted in mice that lack olfactory marker protein is out in Nat Comms. Nearly 15 years in the making!
Three wonderful student-researchers enrich the lab this summer: High-school student Nate Lopes, Master’s student Rachele Catalano and MCO/EPB graduate student (rotation) Kumaresh Krishnan.
Paper by Joe Zak and Julien Grimaud out in Scientific Reports.
Congratulations to Danny Pohl and Manny Alvarez Romero, Harvard College ’18 graduates!
Julien’s review on methods to monitor breathing in rodents out in the Journal of Neurophysiology.
Welcome to Souvik Mandal, who joins our group as a postdoctoral fellow.
New preprint in bioRxiv by Joe Zak and Julien Grimaud on amplification vs. activity clamping in olfactory receptor neurons
Welcome to Sonia Wang and Konrad Urban, two Harvard college student doing research in our group!
Our paper on adult neurogenesis, by Jenelle Wallace and Martin Wienisch, is out in Neuron!
New preprint in bioRxiv by Elisa Galliano on dopaminergic neurons in the olfactory bulb!
Julien Grimaud wins a Merit Fellowship from Harvard GSAS.
New paper from the lab published in Scientific Reports.
Venki started a 3-year term as the Chair of MCB.
Jin Wu, a Masters student at MIT, joined the lab to work on her Masters’ thesis – welcome!
Nuné Martiros, who got her Ph.D. at MIT, joins our group as a postdoctoral fellow – welcome!
Congratulations to Julien Grimaud, who is officially a candidate for a Ph.D. now after passing his qualifying exam!
Hao Wu from the Chemistry graduate program joins the lab for his PhD – welcome!
Lexi Ding, Matt McGill and Julia Lord graduated from Harvard Class of 2017 – congratulations! Matt and Julia wrote their senior theses based on research in the lab.
Congratulations to Julia Lord for winning the Dowling Thesis Prize for the best senior thesis in Neurobiology
Kevin Mizes from the Biophysics program completes his very productive rotation, and Hao Wu from the Chemistry program starts his rotation
Congratulations to Harvard College students Julia Lord and Matt McGill for submitting their senior thesis!
Harvard College student Manny Alvarez Romero joins the group. Welcome!
Q&A with Venki published in Current Biology
Welcome to Harvard College students Jessica Kim and Danny Pohl as they join our group.
Congratulations to Dan Rokni who started his new position as a faculty member at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Thanks to all the wonderful undergraduate students that worked on exciting research projects over the summer: Miruna Cristus, Lexi Ding, Julia Lord, Matt McGill and Alan Wei.
Welcome to undergraduate students Miruna Cristus (Harvard) and Alan Wei (Stanford), who will do research in our lab over the summer.
Welcome to Julien Grimaud, a graduate student in the MCO program, who will do his doctoral research in our group.
Congratulations to Grace Huckins, who graduated from Harvard College and is headed to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar!
Congratulations to Dr. Dan Millman on successfully defending his doctoral thesis!
Welcome to Leo Guarneri who joins us as a visiting scholar from Federal University of Minas Gerais.