October 18th-20th, 2022
Alonso and Eli are presenting a poster and Jamie is giving a talk at the NHGRI CEGS Annual Meeting in Durham, NC. Alonso won the Rossy Award for best poster!
September 29th, 2022
Astrid is awarded the BSCDB PhD Excellence Award for her work with octopus in the Seuntjens Lab at KU Leuven. Congratulations Astrid!
Sept 26th-30th, 2022
Alonso is presenting a poster at the 2022 EMBO Regeneration and Tissue Repair Workshop in Barcelona.
September 12th, 2022
Xiaoyun starts her rotation in the lab. Welcome Xiaoyun!
July 1st, 2022
Nicholas officially joins the lab as a graduate student!
Nicholas starts his rotation in the lab. Welcome Nicholas!
Sept 8th, 2022
The lab publishes our first paper! “Cell-type profiling in salamanders identifies innovations in vertebrate forebrain evolution” is published in Science.
August 6th-12th, 2022
Eli, Jamie and Astrid are presenting a poster at the Gordon Research Conference at Newport, RI.
June 23rd, 2022
After a successful Qualifying Exam, Eli is the third PhD Candidate of the Tosches Lab! Congratulations!
May – July, 2022
Eliza attends the Neural Systems & Behavior Course at MBL.
April 24 – 26th, 2022
First lab retreat in Poconos, PA!
Eli is awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation! Congratulations Eli!
January 28th, 2022
Eliza is awarded the first place Scientific Award for the Art in Neuroscience Cellular Imaging Competition at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute.
December 13th, 2021
Astrid is awarded an EMBO fellowship! Congratulations Astrid!!
December 1st, 2021
Andrew joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome Andrew!
October 3rd-10th, 2021
Alonso is away at the 2021 Stem Cell and Regeneration Course at MBL.
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 Ortega Gurrola (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
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