Summer 2019 
(Absent from photo: Sahar Javadi, Jonathan Le)

Located at the Waisman Center of University of Wisconsin-Madison, our laboratory is part of the Department of Neuroscience and Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Center.   We strive to adapt, develop, and integrate state-of-art approaches to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying neurogenesis and neuronal development.

Contact Phone: (608) 890-4392


Congratulations to Keegan Schoeller (UW Biology senior) is awarded the prestigious Waisman Center Intellectual Development and Disability  Research 2020 Undergraduate Student Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Minjie Shen (postdoctoral fellow) who receives second year renewal of a highly competitive postdoctoral fellowship from Fragile X Research Foundation (FRAXA).

Congratulations to Johnson Hoang who will be a medical student with full scholarship at UW-Madison!

Congratulations to Ryan Risgaard who will be a MD/PhD (MSTP) trainee at UW-Madison!

Congratulations to SuDharsan Kannan who will be a PhD trainee of the Neuroscience Training Program (NTP) at UW-Madison!

Congratulations to Jack Hunt (MSTP/CMB trainee) for successfully defending his PhD dissertation and moving onto his last year of MSTP training!

During this difficult period, we stay calm and carry on!

Zooming our weekly lab meetings

Our New Publications:

Yu Gao,Minjie Shen,Jose Carlos Gonzalez,Qiping Dong,Sudharsan Kannan,Johnson T. Hoang,Brian E. Eisinger,Jyotsna Pandey,Sahar Javadi,Qiang Chang,Daifeng Wang,Linda Overstreet-Wadiche,Xinyu Zhao RGS6 Mediates Effects of Voluntary Running on Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis . Cell Reports DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107997 see a news release of this paper.

Li M, Shin J,Risgaard RD, Parries MJ,Wang J,Chasman DA, Liu S, Roy S,Bhattacharyya A, and Zhao X. Identification of FMRP regulated molecular networks in human neurodevelopment. Genome Res. 2020 Mar 16. doi: 10.1101/gr.251405.119. see a news release on this paper.