Principal Investigator

Stephan Lammel

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
UC Berkeley
  • 2004 Board License in Pharmacy
  • 2004 M.Sc. (Diploma) in Neuroscience, Martin-Luther University
    Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)
  • 2008 Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Philipps-University Marburg (Germany)
    with Dr. Jochen Roeper
  • 2009 Leopoldina Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University
    with Dr. Rob Malenka
  • 2015 Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

Staff Members

James Peck

Lab Manager
M.A. Dartmouth College
B.S. Montana State University

Sophie Obayashi

Research Assistant
B.A. Oberlin College

Postdoctoral Scholars

Johannes ‘Han’ de Jong

Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D. Utrecht University
M.Sc. Utrecht University
B.Sc. Utrecht University

Hongbin Yang

Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D. Zhejiang University
M.M. Lanzhou University
B.S. Lanzhou University

Iskra Pollak Dorocic

Wenner-Gren Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Karolinska Institute
M.S. Karolinska Institute
B.S. McGill University

Neta Gazit

IBRO Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Tel-Aviv University
B.Sc. Tel-Aviv University

Jeroen PH Verharen

Starting 12/2018

Graduate Students

Christine Liu

NSF Fellow & HHMI Gilliam Fellow
B.S. University of Oregon

Ignas Cerniauskas

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellow
M.Sc. Norwegian University of
Science and Technology
B.Sc. Vilnius University

Amanda Tose

NSF Fellow
B.S. University of Washington

Undergraduate Students

Vivian Han

Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholar

Hannah Tak

SURF Fellow

Hasan Ahmad

Ally Lowy

Yichen Zhu

Alumni

Daniel Cardozo Pinto

Undergraduate researcher 2015-2018, Amgen Scholar, Honor Thesis, LL Chaikoff Memorial Award
Current position: Neuroscience PhD student at Stanford University

Jessica Du

Undergraduate researcher 2017-2018, Amgen Scholar, Honor Thesis, MCB Outstanding Scholar Award
Current position: Neuroscience PhD student at UC San Diego

Seyedeh Atiyeh Afjei

Research assistant 2015-2018
Current position: Research Associate II, Sri International, Menlo Park

Naveena Sunkara

Undergraduate researcher 2015-2016, Honor thesis
Current position: Medical school student at NY Medical College

Alice La

Undergraduate researcher 2016
Current position: Pharmacy graduate student at UCSF

Fawwad Khan

Undergraduate researcher 2016-2018

Michael Bryant

Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017

Andrew Huang

Undergraduate researcher 2017-2018

Upcoming Events

Stephan will be presenting at the ACNP meeting in Palm Springs (Dec. 3-7, 2017). Don’t miss his poster “Nucleus Accumbens Subnuclei Regulate Motivated Behavior via Direct Inhibition and Disinhibition of VTA Dopamine Subpopulations” on Dec. 5 5:30-7:30pm (Board# T267).
Hongbin and Han will be presenting at SfN in Washington on Monday Nov. 13, 2017 (PM session). Board# WW34 and WW40! Also, do not miss Christine’s 2017 Art of Neuroscience Exhibition!
Stephan will be presenting in the “Synaptic Integration Seminar Series” at NIH in Bethesda on Tuesday Oct. 21, 2017 (11AM-12PM). The title of his talk is “Neural Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Motivated Behaviors”.
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