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

Seyedeh Atiyeh Afjei

Research Assistant
M.Sc. Lund University
B.Sc. Tehran University

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

Starting 09/2018

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

Daniel Cardozo Pinto

Amgen Scholar
B.A. UC Berkeley

Vivian Han

Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholar

Hannah Tak

SURF Fellow

Jessica Du

Amgen Scholar

Hasan Ahmad

Ally Lowy

Yichen Zhu

Recent News

Congrats to Han for his “Honorable Mention” Poster Award at the GRC Optogenetics!
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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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