News

Winter 2024

We welcome Krisco Cheung and Adi Jangid from the Bioengineering Graduate Program and Brenda Wu from the Neuroscience Graduate Program for their winter rotations (January 2024).

We were awarded a New Frontier Research Award from the UCSF Sandler Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research .

FALL 2023

Undergraduate students Neekon Saadat, Xiangzong Song, Mateo Sulejmani, and Vincent Lertchareonyong join our team (October 2023).

Richard Demann heads home to start medical school.  We said goodbye with a hot pot and beach outing (October 2023).

We welcome Sam Coury as a fall rotation student from the Bioengineering Graduate Program (September 2023).

We were awarded a Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering.

Summer 2023

First annual summer retreat completed at Sequoia National Park (August 2023).

Leo Zsembik officially joins as our first graduate student from the Neuroscience Graduate Program (August 2023). 

Manasi Kumar joins as a Master of Translational Medicine student (August 2023).

Mingyang Ma officially joins as our first graduate student from the Biomedical Sciences Program. He is co-mentored with the Fu lab (July 2023).

Styra Wang joins the team as our first junior specialist (July 2023).

Regan Zhang officially joins as our first graduate student from the Bioengineering Graduate Program (May 2023).

Undergraduate students Coco Zhang, Ananya Srinivasan, Andrew Lee, Ling Yin, and Richard Demann joins for summer research (May 2023).

We were awarded a Klingenstein-Simons Foundation Award

Ritchie was awarded the Freedman Prize from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Spring 2023

Lab launched on March 1st, 2023 at the Weill Institue for Neurosciences. 

The lab receives a two-year grant from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation.