Male Researcher

Catherine Dulac

Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator



Lianna Doan

Lab Administrator

Derek Lessing

Lab Manager

Stacey Sullivan

Research Assistant

Ashley Emery

Research Assistant

Will Allen

Harvard Junior Fellow

Dhananjay Bambah-Mukku

Postdoctoral Fellow

Olivia Ho-Shing

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harris Kaplan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Vikrant Kapoor

Staff Scientist

Zhengzheng Liang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ding Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Brandon Logeman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jeffrey Moore

Postdoctoral Fellow

Adam Nelson

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jessica Osterhout

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mostafizur Rahman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mustafa Talay

Postdoctoral Fellow

Scott Van Buren


Bogdan Bintu

Graduate Student

Eric Vaughn

Graduate Student

Ningjing Xia

Graduate Student

Isabella Beckett


Ahab Chopra


Darlene Fung


Jonathan Garzon


Ije Okereke


Olivia Okoli


Aba Sam


Taylor Shirtliff-Hinds


Sam Wright


Lynne Xie



Gilles Herrada, 1996-2001

Current Position: Independent personal advisor


Georgy Koentges, 1997-2001

Current Position: Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK


Lisa Stowers, 1997-2002

Current Position: Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, Joint Appointment: Associate Professor, Dorris Neuroscience Center, The Scripps Research Institute


Wagner, Shlomo, 1999-2004

Current Position: Senior Lecturer and Head of the Laboratory for Neurobiology

of Social Behavior, University of Haifa, Department of Biology and Department of Neurobiology and Ethology, Israel


Papes, Fabio, 2001-2004

Current Position: Professor, Department of Genetics and Evolution, State University of Campinas-Institute of Biology, Brazil


Zirlinger, Mariela, 2002-2011

Current Position: Head Editor – Neuron, Cell Press


Kimchi, Tali, 2004-2008

Current Position: Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Neurobiology, Israel


Dani, Adish, 2004-2010

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India


Santoro, Steven, 2004-2014

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Development Biology, University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus


Lanjuin, Anne, 2004-2015

Current Position: Laboratory Manager, Mair Lab Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health


Gregg, Christopher, 2006-2011

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine


Yao, Shenqin, 2006-2015

Current Position:  Scientist II, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, WA


Ben-Shaul, Yoram, 2007-2011

Current Position: Senior lecturer/Faculty, Institute for Medical Research Israel Canada (IMRIC) at the Hadassah Medical School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


Bergan, Joseph, 2007-2014

Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Isogai, Yoh, 2007-2016

Current Position: Senior Research Fellow - Principal Investigator, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University College London 


Butler, James, 2009-2010

Current Position: MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine; Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Genetics & Metabolism, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


Jakob, Susanne, 2010-2013

Current Position: Preceptor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University


Rubinstein, Nimrod, 2012-2016

Current Position: Computational Biologist, Calico LLC, South San Francisco, CA


Autry, Anita, 2011-2018

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Kohl, Jonny, 2014-2018

Current Position: Assistant Professor, The Francis Crick Institute

Li, Ying, 2014-2019

Principal Investigator at the Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing, China

Graduate Students

Pantages, Erica, 1996-2002

Current Position: Freelance developmental editor, education consultant


Chang, Ernest, 1996-2002

Current Position: Clinical Trial Manager at UNC Chapel Hill, NC


Loconto, Jennifer, 1996-2002

Current Position: Research Associate, Anthony Nolan Research Institute, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK


Tietjen, Ian, 1997-2003

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada


Torello, Thomas, 1997-2003

Current Position: Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT


Tsai, Bill, 1997-1999

Current Position: Corydon Ford Collegiate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI


Rihel, Jason, 1998-2004

Current Position: Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London, UK


Zakhary, Lisa, 2000-2005

Current Position: MD, PhD Assistant in Psychiatry and Instructor in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA


Perak, Ross, 2000-2006

Current Position: Manager, Corporate Business Development & Strategy, Lundbeck Inc, Chicago IL


Yoon, Hayan, 2001-2006

Current Position: Lawyer, Associate, Ropes and Gray, Silicon Valley, CA


Gresser, Amy, 2001-2006

Current Position: Contractor, Dynamac Corp, lab of Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya, NASA Ames, Mountain View, CA


Pont-Lezica, Lorena, 2001-2008

Current Position: Project manager at Essilor International


Chen, Cindy, 2002-2008

Current Position: Freelance writer and photographer, London, UK


Choi, Philip, 2003-2007

Current Position: Associate, Registered Patent Attorney, Foley Hoag LLP, Boston


Wu, Zheng, 2007-2014

Current Position: Joint postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Richard Axel and Dr. Michael Shadlen, Columbia University, NY


Perez, Julio, 2010-2016

Current Position:  Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany


Ho-Shing, Olivia, 2011-2019

Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Catherine Dulac, Harvard University

Marin-Rodriguez, Brenda, 2013-2019

Current Position: Medical School, Puerto Rico

Zuri Sullivan

Postdoctoral Fellow


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