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!