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June 2019 Desiree Macchia, Michael Toledano, Lizzy Hubbard, and Aly Rogers joined the lab.

April 2019 Guilian Tian, Sean Carroll, Jessica Park, Nora Ayache, and Anthony Tran joined the lab. 

Check out the press release of our most recent article published in Cell Reports: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uoc–usr012419.php

January 7th, 2019 Jessica Oshiro, Nina Aghakhani, and Ladan Bigdeli joined the lab as Bio199 students. Welcome Jessica, Nina, and Ladan!

January 2nd, 2019 Our paper systematically mapping inputs to different VTA cell types came out today in Cell Reports! We found that cell types defined by neurochemical phenotype (e.g., Cre line) had no impact on the global inputs those cells received, but the output site of the VTA cells did influence input patterns though spatial […]

October 29th, 2018 Mary-Ha Nguyen joined the team as a Student Assistant. Welcome Mary!

October 18th, 2018 Rita Shdid joined the team as a Student Assistant. Welcome Rita!

Primary Research Articles: 1. Beier KT, Gao XJ, Xie S, DeLoach KE, Malenka RC, Luo L, 2019. Topological organization of ventral tegmental area connectivity revealed by viral-genetic dissection of input-output relations. Cell Reports 26(1): 159-167.  PDF 2. Weber F, Do JPH, Chung S, Beier KT, Bikov M, Doost MS, Dan Y, 2018. Regulation of REM and […]