Posted by: Alex Nectow | May 19, 2022

Christa Akerele is awarded Columbia’s SPURS fellowship

Christa was recently awarded a summer fellowship from Columbia’s Summer Program for Underrepresented Students (SPURS) to continue her work on the DRN. Congrats, Christa! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | January 20, 2022

Marc Schneeberger becomes assistant professor at Yale University

Marc is the newest faculty member of Yale’s Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology. Congrats, Marc! We can’t wait to see the awesome science coming out of your lab. LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | December 20, 2021

Patrick Citrano joins the lab as a Master’s student

Patrick is a Master’s student in the Human Nutrition program here at Columbia. He joins us from the USC, where he majored in Econ, while completing pre-med requirements. Welcome, Patrick! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | December 6, 2021

Brianna Mariotti joins the lab as a Master’s student

Brianna is a Master’s student in the Human Nutrition program at Columbia. She hails from the University of Michigan, where she double-majored in Neuroscience, and Health and Fitness. Welcome, Brianna! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | November 22, 2021

Srikanth Chowdhury is awarded a Berrie Postdoctoral Fellowship in Diabetes Research

Srikanth was recently awarded the prestigious Russell Berrie Foundation’s Berrie Fellowship in Diabetes Research. Congrats, Srikanth! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | October 16, 2021

Our review on the role of the DRN in energy balance is out in TINS

In this review, published this week in Trends in Neurosciences, we discuss the key role of the dorsal raphe nucleus in the control of energy balance. Congrats, Varun! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | September 2, 2021

Our lab is awarded a Berrie Program grant in the Neurobiology of Body Weight Regulation

This grant will enable our lab to better understand the mechanisms through which the DRN senses and responds to internal stimuli relevant to energy homeostasis. LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | June 22, 2021

Our lab is awarded a grant from the New York Nutrition and Obesity Research Center

This grant will allow our lab to push forward our molecular and physiology studies to investigate druggable targets with the dorsal raphe nucleus. LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | June 18, 2021

Tasneem Sadok joins the Nectow Lab

Tasneem joins our lab after recently graduating from UCLA, Class of 2021, working in the lab of Lindsay De Biase. Welcome, Tasneem! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | November 8, 2020

Our viral technologies review is published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience

This review, in collaboration with Eric Nestler, outlines the key principles and properties of viruses that enable their use as efficient tools for dissecting neural function. LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | October 25, 2020

Nectow Lab receives Addgene’s Blue Flame Award

Addgene’s Blue Flame Award recognizes investigators with a plasmid that has been distributed more than 100 times. The lab was recognized for our vTRAP plasmid, pAAV-FLEX-EGFPL10a. LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | August 27, 2020

Srikanta (Srikanth) Chowdhury joins the Nectow Lab

Srikanth joins us from the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh, after recently completing his PhD in Neuroscience with Akihiro Yamanaka at Nagoya University in Japan. Welcome, Srikanth! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | July 23, 2020

Michael Hill-Oliva joins the Nectow Lab

Michael joins our lab after recently graduating from Princeton University, Class of 2020, completing a senior thesis with Danelle Devenport. Welcome, Michael! LEARN MORE

Posted by: Alex Nectow | July 23, 2020

Nachi Kamatkar is awarded a postdoctoral fellowship

Nachi has recently earned a position on an NIH T32 training grant (Training in Arteriosclerosis Research). Congrats, Nachi! LEARN MORE