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