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

Welcome summer research students: Parul Chugh (Khorona Scholar from India), Sara Minemyer (UW Neuro Summer Research Program from University of Pittsburgh),  Josephine De Chabot De Tramecourt (Waisman Center-Lawrence University summer research program from Lawrence University), and Aidan Meara (University of Chicago).

New Awards!

Yina Xing receives 2018 Friends of Waisman Center Academic Staff award.

Xinyu Zhao receives National Fragile X Research Award from NFXF (see here)

New publications:

“Reducing histone acetylation rescues cognitive deficits in a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome” Nature Communications June 27 2018 (see link) and news release

“Human Adult Neurogenesis: Evidence and Remaining Questions” Cell Stem Cell April 2018 (the paper)