Yartsev Lab

Li Ka Shing Center

UC Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720-3370

 News 

Updated on 10/14/2019                                                                                                                                             Links:

10/9/2019 | Papers: A new review with a wonderful group of collaborators on a proposed approach for studying vocal learning across species is published in Neuron.  

 

8/19/2019 | New people: Madeline Snyder joins the lab as a graduate student. Welcome Maddie! 

 

7/29/2019 | Papers: Daria's paper on long-term and persistent vocal plasticity in adult bats is published in Nature Communications.  Congratulations Daria!

 

7/11/2019 | Papers: Wujie's paper on Correlated brain activity across the brains of socially interacting bats is published in Cell.  Congratulations Wujie!

 

6/22/2018 |Press:  A well-written piece from the Simons Foundation on the need to expand on relevant model systems in neuroscience.

 

3/1/2019 | Grants/awards: Undergraduate student Ashley wins the SURF 2019 Fellowship. Congratulations Ashley! 

 

8/3/2018 | New people: Lindsey Loomis joins the lab as a research assistant. Welcome Lindsey! 

 

7/2/2018 |Press:  A nice write-up about the exciting development happening in the vocal learning field and specifically, the importance of bats as a novel mammalian model organism for studying the mammalian brain circuits of this unique phenomenon.  

7/1/2018 | People: Daria Genzel completes her visiting scholar position and takes on a permanent position in the lab as a research specialist.

 

5/28/2018 |Grants/awards: Two graduate students in the lab are selected to receive the 2018 Heiligenberg Student Travel Award by the Society of Neuroethology. Congratulations Maimon and Tobias!

 

3/16/2018 |Grants/awards: Undergraduate student Maria Ji wins the SURF L&S 2018 Fellowship. Congratulations Maria!

 

1/10/2018 | Papers: Daria's paper in Current Biology on the neuroethology of bat navigation is accepted.  Congratulations Daria!

 

1/1/2018 | New people: Julie Elie joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome Julie! 

 

27/10/2017 | Papers: Michael's review on the need to diversity in animal models for neuroscience research is out in Science.

 

10/16/2017 |Grants/awards: Michael is selected to receive the 2017 Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering.

 

1/10/2017 | New people: Nick Dotson joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome Nick! 

 

9/28/2017 | New people: Julie Chase joins the lab as a research associate. Welcome Julie! 

 

9/25/2017 |Grants/awards: Michael receives a new grant from the air force to study the neurobiological basis of 3D navigation. 

 

9/7/2017 | Press: A nice piece published in PNAS about our new research direction for studying vocal learning in bats.

 

9/7/2017 | Grants/awards: Graduate student Tobias Schmid is selected to receive the 2017 Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society of Neuroscience.

 

1/5/2017 | New people: Yuka Minton joins the lab. Welcome Yuka! 

 

5/25/2017 | Grants/awards: Michael receives the Brain Research Foundation Frank/Frank Seed Grant.

 

5/18/2017 | Grants/awards: Michael is selected to receive the 2017 McKnight Scholar Award.

 

5/4/2017 | Maimon Rose passes his Quals exam. 

Congratulations Maimon!

 

3/17/2017 | Grants/awards: Congratulations to Maimon Rose for receiving an Honorable Mention for an NSF fellowship.

 

2/21/2017 | Grants/awards: Michael is named 2017 Sloan Research Fellow.

 

1/5/2017 | New people: Undergraduate student Maria joins the lab. Welcome Maria! 

 

11/5/2016 | New people: Charlotte joins the lab as our new lab manager.

Welcome aboard Charlotte! 

 

10/26/2016 | Grants/awards: Michael is named 2016 NYSCF – Robertson Investigator.

 

10/3/2016 | Grants/awards: Michael is awarded the 2016 NIH Director's New Innovator Award.

 

9/15/2016 | New people: Fall 2016 graduate student Ignacio begins his rotation in the lab. Welcome aboard Ignacio! 

 

8/5/2016 | Grants/awards: Eva wins the the Thomas Karger award. Congratulations Eva!  

 

8/1/2016 | New people: Dr. Eva Sawyer from Vanderbilt University joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome Eva!

 

6/20/2016 | Grants/awards: Michael is awarded the 2016 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship.

 

6/20/2016 | People: New undergraduate students Elana and Janki join the lab -  Welcome aboard!

 

6/9/2016 | Grants/awards: Michael is named 2016 Pew Scholar.

 

5/21/2016 | People: New undergraduate students Ninad and Stephanie join the lab -  Welcome aboard!

 

5/15/2016 | People: Vidush from the department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley joins the lab -  Welcome aboard Vidush!

 

4/27/2016 | People: Maimon and Sandra join the lab for a PhD thesis! Welcome!

 

4/11/2016 | Grants/awards: Michael is named 2016 Searle Scholar.

 

4/1/2016 | People & grants/awards: Double congratulations to Tobias Schmid who got admitted to the HWNI graduate program at UC Berkeley & won the prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship.  Congratulations Tobias!!!

 

4/1/2016 | New people: Dr. Wujie Zhang from Columbia University joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome Wujie!

 

3/15/2016 | Grants/awards:  Justin Baik, the first undergraduate student of the lab, is named Haas Scholar for his proposal on optogenetics in bats.

 

2/22/2016 | Grants/awards:  Michael is awarded with a grant from the Human Frontiers Science Program with collaborators from Germany and the Netherlands

 

2/8/2016 | New people: Spring 2015 graduate students begin their rotation in the lab. Welcome Irene, Maimon and Sandra! 

 

11/18/2015 | New people: Winter 2015 graduate students begin their rotation in the lab. Welcome Neha and Zeke! 

 

10/12/2015 | Grants/awards: Daria Genzel wins yet another grant.  This time a two year research fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG)  -

Congratulations Daria!

 

10/2/2015 | New people & grants/awards: Dr. Daria Genzel from Munich (Germany) joins the lab & wins the DAAD visitng scholar fellowship  -

Welcome & congratulations Daria!

 

10/1/2015 | New people: Tobias Schmid from UCSF joins the lab -  

Welcome aboard Tobias!

 

10/1/2015 | New people: Heidi Kleven from Trondheim (Norway) joins the lab -  Welcome aboard Heidi! 

 

9/23/2015 | Grants/Awards: Justin is selected as a Berkeley Physics Undergraduate Research Scholar -  Congratulations Justin! 

 

9/22/2015 | New people: Loren Jiang from the bioengineering department at UC Berkeley joins the lab -  Welcome aboard Loren! 

 

9/17/2015 | Grants/Awards: Michael is awarded with a grant from the Charles A. Dana Foundation -  David Mahoney Neuroimaging program. 

 

8/25/2015 |  The NeuroBat lab is featured on the Helen Wills Neurosciecne Institue.

 

8/14/2015 | Grants/Awards: Michael is awarded with the BRAIN initiative EAGER award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

 

8/6/2015 |  Grants/Awards: Michael is selected as a member of The Allen Institute for Brain Science Next Generation Leaders. 

 

7/13/2015 | Grants/Awards: Michael is awarded the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Fund for Convergance Research in Biomedical, Physical and Engineering Sciences.  

 

7/11/2015 |  New People: Justin Baik from the physics department at UC Berkeley joins the lab -  Welcome aboard Justin!  

 

7/10/2015 | Grants/Awards: Michael wins the Konishi Neuroethology Research Award from the International Society of Neuroethology. 

 

7/1/2015 |   The NeuroBat lab is now open!  

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