Sept 15th, 2021
After a long hiatus caused by the pandemic, Boldizsar Jekely is back in the lab!

Sept 7th, 2021
Britt Bistis starts her rotation in the lab. Welcome Britt!

Sept 1st, 2021
After a successful Qualifying Exam, Alonso is the second PhD Candidate of the Tosches lab! Congratulations!

Sept 1st, 2021
The lab is awarded an EDGE grant by NSF to develop new viral vectors for amphibians, in collaboration with D. Kelley (Columbia), H. Cline (Scripps), T. Miles (Caltech), M. Shein-Idelson (Tel Aviv), L. Sweeney (IST Austria), and A. Yamaguchi (Utah).

Aug 20th, 2021
The review paper "From Cell Types to an Integrated Understanding of Brain Evolution: The Case of the Cerebral Cortex" is published in Annual Reviews in Cell and Developmental Biology

July 1st, 2021
Eli officially joins the lab as a graduate student!

May 18th, 2021
Dreyton Amador joins the lab as an undergraduate student. Welcome Dreyton!

May 17th, 2021
After a successful Qualifying Exam, Eliza is the first PhD Candidate of the Tosches lab! Congratulations!

Apr 5th, 2021
Elias Gumnit starts his rotation in the lab. Welcome Eli!

Mar 23rd, 2021
Eliza is awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation! Congratulations Eliza!

Mar 1st, 2021
Astrid Deryckere joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome on board, Astrid!

Feb 12th, 2021
The perspective paper "Different origins for similar brain circuits" is published in Science
Aug 24, 2020
The paper "A community-based transcriptomics classification and nomenclature of neocortical cell types" is published in Nature Neuroscience

May 28, 2020
Maria receives the McKnight Scholar Award from the McKnight Foundation - Press release here

May 15, 2020
Eliza and Alonso join officially the lab as graduate students!

Feb 13, 2020
The paper "A claustrum in reptiles and its role in slow-wave sleep" by Norimoto, Fenk, Li, Tosches et al is published in Nature!
- Press release: "Hidden away: An enigmatic mammalian brain area revealed in reptiles"
- Featured in Science: "The Australian bearded dragon may hold secrets to human sleep"

Jan 21, 2020
Welcome to our rotation students Eliza Jaeger (Biology) and Alonso Gurrola-Ortega (Neurobiology and behavior)!

Nov 11, 2019
Maria presents our research at the Allen Institute Showcase Symposium. See a video here.

Oct 16, 2019

Our Staff Associate Jamie Woych joins the lab. Welcome Jamie!

Sept 1, 2019

The lab is officially open! We are hiring at all levels. Check Open Positions for current opportunities, and watch this space for the latest news.

Nov 2, 2018

Maria is selected as a Next Generation Leader at the Allen Institute

May 2018

The paper "Evolution of pallium, hippocampus, and cortical cell types revealed by single-cell transcriptomics in reptiles" by Tosches, Yamawaki, Naumann, Jacobi, Tushev and Laurent is published in Science- Press release: "Tracing cerebral cortex evolution, cell by cell" - Recommended by F1000