Research interest


Su Guo, PhD
Principal Investigator
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Molecular and cell biology, genetics, neuroscience


Mahendra Wagle, PhD
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Neural circuitry of stress and anxiety, addiction

Mahdi Zarei

Mahdi Zarei, PhD
Associate Specialist
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Neural networks, cognitive and computational neuroscience

Stacy Steinberg
Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

Molecular mechanisms/neurobiology of schizophrenia
Krishnashish Bose, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
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Dopamine circuitry, neurogenetics, spatiotemporal mapping of neural networks

Jiale Xu, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
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Genomics and transcriptomics in neuroscience
Vincent Mouilleau, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
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Neurosciences, Developmental and cell biology
Romelo Casanave
Research Assistant
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Behavioral genetics

Jason Garcia
PhD student in Tetrad
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Neurogenesis, Neurodegenerative diseases, Drug Discovery

Imani Warren
PhD student in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
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Genomics and transcriptomics in addiction, substance use disorders

Karina Zago
Intern, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine
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Neurogenesis and neurodegenerative diseases, drug discovery

Michael Munchua
Lab Technician
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Fish care

Vivian Yuan
Lab Technician
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Fish care

Lena Cook
Lab Technician
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Fish care

Ginger Huang Tabios
Lab Technician
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Fish care


Peter Lu
Administrative Analyst
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Former lab members


Now At

Former postdoctoral scholars and visiting scholars

Xiang Zhao, PhD Scientist, Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub
Jie Gong, PhD Associate Professor, Nantong University, China
Dan Xie, PhD Scientist, Applied Material
Mariia Burdyniuk, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University
Bin Hui, PhD Associate Professor, Shanghai Institutes of Health Medicine
Zhiqiang Dong, PhD Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Hui Chen

Scientist, LakePharma Inc.

Qiang Li

Associate Professor, Fudan University, China

Chao Liu

Associate Professor, Anhui Normal University, China

Thomas Mueller

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University

Yaping Sun

Scientist, Amgen China

Francesca Oltrabella Postdoctoral Associate, Genentech Inc.

Tianming Wang

Associate Professor, Zhejiang Ocean University, China

Jingwen Yang

Associate Professor, Zhejiang Ocean University, China

Former graduate and undergraduate students

Jeffrey Kim Scientist, Color Genomics
Adam Melgoza Adjunct Professor, Los Medanos College
Daryl Nucum Undergraduate Student, UC Berkeley
James Shortland Undergraduate Student, University of Manchester, UK
Kassia Pereira PhD student, Unifesp, Brazil
Ashley Romo Undergraduate, UC Berkeley
Longping Peng PhD student, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Katharina Henke Pharmacist in training, Germany
Amelia Dahlen Undergraduate student, Aberdeen University, UK
Sacha Salphati Undergraduate student, King’s College, UK
Brian Hong Nguyen Undergraduate student, UC Berkeley

Jay Annem

Undergraduate, Emory University

Yiming Bai

Graduate student, Tokyo Institute of Science and Technology

Michael Berberoglu

Associate Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Keerthi Krishnan

Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Nan Yang

Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

Ashley Romo Undergraduate, UC Berkeley
Emily Bryant Undergraduate, UC Irvine
Shin-woo Lee Undergraduate, USC
Juliana Nguyen Undergraduate, Smith College
Vivian Ma Undergraduate, Fudan University

Harrison Liu

Consultant, Blue Matter Consulting
Han Mo Graduate student at Tsinghua University, China
Adem Idrizi City College of New York

Sophie Shen

PharmD student, UCSF

Former technicians

Karnika Bhardwaj Research Assistant, UCSF
Kristina Poston Researcher, UCSD
Rebecca Choi Graduate student, UC Berkeley

Billy Lau

Researcher, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Brent Lockwood

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont

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