September 20-22, 2023: Megan, Baylie, Tao, and Bill attend SimCo in Chicago.
August 21, 2023: Rachel joins the lab as a Senior Research Scientist.
July 24-28, 2023: Olivia presents at ASAP annual meeting in San Diego.
May 23-25, 2023: Tao attends a Curiosity, Creativity and Complexity Conference in NYC.
May 4, 2023: Megan joins the lab as a Staff Scientist.
April 24, 2023: Tao's paper in Nature Neuroscience is officially released! Click here to view.
January 23, 2023: Our ASAP Team has an abstract accepted for the 2023 ASAP Collaborative Meeting in San Diego!
January 9, 2023: Ghada, CNUP Graduate Student, joins the lab for a rotation.
December 21, 2022: Tao's paper was accepted at Nature Neuroscience!!!
December 14-15, 2022: Bill, Jing, Aydin, and Willa attend the NIMH Genetic Technologies for Systems Neuroscience in Non-Human Primates conference in Baltimore.
December 1, 2022: Bill speaks at the TEDxPittsburgh Lineage event.
November 28, 2022: Kati successfully defended her dissertation!!
November 12-16, 2022: Aydin, Jing, Kati, Tao, and Willa present posters at SfN in San Diego.
October 14, 2022: Tao completes his second year milestone presentation.
August 2022: The lab had 4 posters accepted for SfN.
August 9, 2022: Ny joins the lab as a Research Technician.
June 1, 2022: Xiangting joins the lab as an Undergraduate Student Researcher.
May 20, 2022: Jordan joins the lab as a Research Technician.
May 16, 2022: Olivia B. joins the lab as an Undergraduate Student Researcher.
May 9, 2022: Tao's preprint is available on Research Square.
March 17, 2022: Bill and Tao attend the COSYNE conference.
February 2022: Bill and Jing attend a conference.
January 28, 2022: Tao’s poster was accepted at COSYNE!
November 29, 2021: UPMC article, "Molecular Fingerprinting of Individual Neurons Paves Way for Cell-Type-Specific Therapies," featuring Jing's paper is published.
October 26, 2021: PittWire article, "Placebo-inspired project wins $12 million grant to help Parkinson’s patients," featuring the ASAP Project collaboration is published.
June 14, 2021: Olivia W. joins the lab as a Research Technician.
April 18, 2021: Bill is a part of a Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences publication on neuronal correlates of rational choice in primate reward signals.
March 24, 2021: Jing publishes Transcriptional Diversity of Medium Spiny Neurons in the Primate Striatum on bioRxiv.
March 16, 2021: UPMC article, "Pitt Neurobiologists Take an Unexpected Detour to Decode Decision-Making," featuring Kati's paper is published.
March 8, 2021: Kati publishes Rare Rewards Amplify Dopamine Responses in Nature Neuroscience.
December 23, 2020: Bill is a part of a publication with open resources for non-human primate optogenetics.
August 2020: Willa joins the lab as a PhD student in the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh.
August 2020: Tao is accepted as a PhD student in the Program in Neural Computation at Carnegie Mellon.
August 2020: Aydin is accepted as a PhD student in the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh.
April 8, 2020: Kati publishes a preview in Neuron about novelty, conditioned responses, and dopamine signals.
January 2020: Jianjiao joins the lab as a Data Scientist.
November 22, 2019: Kati publishes Rare Rewards Amplify Dopamine Learning Responses on bioRxiv.
May 2019: Tao joins the lab as a summer student.
January 13, 2019: Kati’s abstract is accepted as a poster presentation for COSYNE 2019.
Bill presents at the NIMH conference
Lab Christmas Party 2022
Lab Outing 2022
Bill presents at TedxPittsburgh
Celebrating Kati's defense!
Tao, Willa, Kati, & Aydin presenting at SfN