Lab News

August 7th, 2023: Check out our new paper describing simple methods to adapt your upright 2P microscope to perform high-sensitivity intrinsic signal imaging

August 1st, 2023: Thanks to the American Parkinson's Disease Association for funding a 1 year research grant to explore the effects of a-synuclein on the function of interneurons in visual cortical processing 

June 6th, 2023: Farewell dinner for Callie - thank you for all your hard work in the lab!


May 30th, 2023: Congratulations to Iris on acceptance into the EPSRC Sustainable Approaches to Biomedical Sciences PhD program at Oxford University!

May 8th, 2023: Brenda wins a 2nd place poster award at UCLA Neurology Science Day!

February 13th, 2023: Visiting graduate researcher Iris Marmouset joins the lab 

January 20th, 2023: Our lab's first R01 is funded! We will use 2P in vivo imaging and chemogenetics to explore the reciprocal relationship between cortical circuit dsyfunction and a-synuclein pathology in mouse models of PD.

January 9th, 2023: Undergraduate students Rochelle Mosley and Britney Burnasky join the lab.

December 20th, 2022: Congratulations to Noe & Sid on their acceptance into the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program for 2023!

December 18th, 2022: Lab holiday BBQ party


November 12-16th, 2022: SFN 2022 in San Diego

Joint Portera-Cailliau / Zeiger Lab (& Friends!) Dinner


Dr. Campos Presenting his poster


August 5th, 2022: Congratulations to Ashley for admission into the UCLA Undergraduate Research Scholars Program for 2022-2023!

July 1st, 2022: Welcome to Dr. Aye Theint Theint, a new post-doctoral scholar in the lab.

May 26th, 2022: Congratulations to Noe on receiving the Dean's Life Science Award to conduct summer research in the lab!

May 9th, 2022: Our new lab assistant, Callie Liu, joins the lab

May 3rd, 2022: Joint Portera/Zeiger Lab Neuroscience outreach event at East College Prep


April 25th, 2022: Our collaboration "Ivestigating circuit defects underlying motor and non-motor symptoms in PD" is funded by the Laurie and Steven C. Gordon Parkinson's disease grant program

February 18th, 2022: Our collaboration "A regenerative drug discovery pipeline for repair after stroke" is funded by the DGSOM/CTSI/Regenerative Medicine Theme Seed Grant

January 24th, 2022: Undergraduate students Ashley Cao & Noe Cazares join the lab

January 4th, 2022: Master's student Scarlett Ramos Rodriguez joins the lab

November 16th, 2021: Joint Portera/Zeiger Lab Neuroscience outreach event at East College Prep



September 21st, 2021: Joint Portera/Buonomano/Zeiger lab party at Santa Monica Beach!

September 20th, 2021: Undergraduate student Mani Eftekhari joins the lab

September 17th, 2021: Welcome back to campus to all the undergraduate students!

August 5th, 2021: A collaborative project with Dr. Aparna Bhaduri and Carlos Portera-Cailliau is funded by the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research

June 22nd, 2021: Undergraduate student Sid Panda joins the lab

May 21st, 2021: Undergraduate student Johnny Thai and Post-bac student Ann Chen join the lab

April 12th, 2021: Dr. Zeiger's K08 is approved for funding at NINDS!

April 1st, 2021: Welcome to our new post-doctoral scholar, Dr. Baruc Campos, PhD

March 17th, 2021: Dr. Zeiger presents an oral abstract at the International Stroke Conference

November 16th, 2020: New Thorlabs Bergamo RGG multiphoton microscope gets installed (mostly...)

November 10th, 2020: Check out our new pre-print investigating plasticity of circuits in the somatosensory cortex throughout recovery after stroke.

October 21st, 2020: Insight X3 laser is installed for our multiphoton microscope set-up.

October 19th, 2020: Welcome to our new lab manager, Brenda Vasquez

July 1st, 2020: The Zeiger lab is open!