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

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

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

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

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