The NeuroBat Lab
Updated on 4/6/2020 Links:
4/6/2020 | Grants/awards: Madeline Snyder wins the prestigious NSF research fellowship. Congratulations Madeline!
3/26/2020 | Grants/awards: Another congratulation to Angelo Forli for being selected to receive the HFSP postdoctoral fellowship. Congratulations Angelo!
3/26/2020 | Grants/awards: Double congratulations to Tobias Schmid for being selected to receive (1) the NIH Outstanding Scholars in Neuroscience Award (OSNAP) and (2) The outstanding GSI award. Congratulations Tobias!
2/7/2020 | New people: Boaz Styr Joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow.
12/10/2019 | Grants/awards: Angelo Forli wins the EMBO long-term fellowship. Congratulations Angelo!
11/18/2019 | New people: Angelo Forli Joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow.
10/18/2019 | Grants/awards: Michael receives the Jannet Rosenberg Trubatch Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
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.
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 for 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 as our new lab manager. 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.
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.
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.
4/27/2016 | People: Maimon joins 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
10/12/2015 | Grants/awards: Daria Genzel wins yet another grant. This time a two year research fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) -
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!
9/17/2015 | 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!