lab sculpture created by Steve Lohman

 

  • Brains in Action. The Scientist Staff, The Scientist, Feb 1, 2014.
  • Excimer laser opens windows for in-vivo microscopy. Tim Hayes, Optics.org, Dec 16, 2013.
  • Top 10 Innovations 2013. The Scientist Staff, The Scientist, Dec 1, 2013.
  • Visualize this: Automated UV laser microsurgery simplifies microscopy and neurophysiology experiments in live animals. Stuart Mason Dambrot, Medical Express, Nov 29, 2013.
  • Zap! Lasers blast tiny holes in heads of flies to expose brains. NBC News: Charles Choi, LiveScience, Nov 1, 2013.
  • Lasers Zap Heads of Flies to Expose Brains. Charles Choi, LiveScience, Nov 1, 2013.
  • Mysterious Brain Circuitry Becomes Viewable. Robert Lee Hotz, The Wall Street Journal, April 22, 2013.
  • Mapping The Brain Onto The Mind. Lauren K. Wolf, Chemical & Engineering News, April 21, 2013.
  • President Obama's new $100 million brain research initiative taps several Stanford scientists. Bjorn Carey, Stanford Report, April 2, 2013.
  • Stanford Researchers Develop Tool for Reading the Minds of Mice. Bjorn Carey, Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Neurosciences Newsletter, Issue 9, March, 2013.
  • Stanford scientists capture mouse memories. Peter Fimrite, SFGate, March 17, 2013.
  • Researchers develop way to read minds of mice. Jonathan Bloom, ABC7 News, Feb 28, 2013.
  • Mini microscopes see inside the brains of mice. John Roach, NBC News, Feb 20, 2013.
  • Optical Recording of Maps in the Hippocampus. Corona Radiata Blog, Feb 19, 2013.
  • The View From Here. HHMI Bulletin, Fall (Vol. 25, No.), 2012.
  • Rendering the brain-behavior link visible. Nature Methods, Sept 27, 2012.
  • Seeing Into the Brain with a Miniature Fluorescence Microscope (Science Up Front). Encyclopaedia Britannica Blog, Oct 21, 2011.
  • The author file: Abbas El Gamal and Mark Schnitzer. Nature Methods, Sept 29, 2011.
  • Next Generation: All-In-One In Vivo Scope. The Scientist, Sept 16, 2011.
  • Fingertip-size microscope has huge potential for studying the brain and its diseases, say Stanford researchers. Stanford Report, Sept 16, 2011.
  • Microscópios capturam neurônios em ação. Scientific American Brazil, Sept 14, 2011.
  • Fingertip Microscope Can Peek Inside a Moving Animal. Technology Review, Sept 13, 2011.
  • An optical illusion called 'reverse-phi motion' helps explain how we view moving objects, Stanford scientists find. Stanford Report, Sept 12, 2011.
  • Microscope 'hats' peer inside mice brains. MSNBC, Sept 12, 2011.
  • Scientists Develop Miniaturized Fluorescence Microscope. GEN News, Sept 12, 2011.
  • Tragbares Mikroskop für den Mäusekopf. Spektrumdirekt, Sept 12, 2011.
  • Miniature microscopes capture neurons in action. Nature News, Sept 11, 2011. See accompanying Photo.
  • Keck Futures Initiative Awards $1 Million for 13 Research Projects. News from the National Academies, Aug 22, 2011.
  • Mouse Cam: Tracking Techniques Offer a Long-Term View into the Mouse Brain. HHMI Bulletin, May 2011.
  • Brain blueprint: New imaging technique reveals long-term cellular changes within the deep brain. Nature Medicine Podcast, Feb 4, 2011.
  • A time-Lapse Movie Shot Inside the Brain. Technology Review, Jan 26, 2011.
  • Journey to the Center of the Brain. Gazeta Wyborcza, Jan 19, 2011.
  • NIH-funded study uses new technology to peek deep into the brain. NIDA Notes, Jan 18, 2011.
  • New Technique to See Neurons of the Deep Brain for Months at a Time. Science Daily, Jan 17, 2011.
  • New technique to visualize neurons of the deep brain for months at a time developed by Stanford researchers. Stanford Report, Jan 14, 2011.
  • First Allen Distinguished Investigators Named. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Nov 18, 2010.
  • Paul Allen grants go where few have gone before. The Seattle Times, Nov 18, 2010.
  • Toward reconstructing spike trains from large-scale calcium imaging data. HFSP Journal, Jan 22, 2010.
  • Research Highlights: MEMS microscope images brains. Nature Photonics, Volume 3. Oct. 2009.
  • Electrophysiology in the age of light. Nature, Volume 461, Number 7266. Oct. 2009.
  • Massively Parallel Brain Imaging. Neuroscience Methods, Science, Volume 326, Number 5951. Oct 16, 2009.
  • Getting inside their minds, Nature Methods Technology Feature. Volume 6, Number 10, Oct, 2009.
  • Automated ROI analysis for calcium imaging, Brain Windows blog: brainwindows.wordpress.com, Oct 2, 2009.
  • Tiniest two-photon MEMS microscope performs brain imaging, Laser Focus World, Aug 1, 2009.
  • Optical Technologies Expand Vistas Into the Brain, NIDA Notes. Volume 22, Number 1, Innovations. 2009
  • News and Views, Nature Methods 5, 925-926, 2008.
  • A New Way to Study How Muscles Work, The New York Times, July 15, 2008.
  • First view inside muscle fibers, The Boston Globe , July 7, 2008.
  • Mark Schnitzer named Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. May 2008.
  • Keck grant funds brain-imaging effort, Stanford Report Feb. 2008.
  • Brilliant minds think alike - for good of mankind, USA Today, Oct. 2007.
  • ABC News Interview, Oct. 2007.
  • Popular Science's Sixth Annual 'Brilliant Ten' , Oct. 2007.
  • NIH Director's Pioneer Award, Sept. 2007.
  • Two professors win $2.5 million Pioneer Awards. Sept. 2007.
  • Life Science Technologies: Cell Signaling - In Vivo Veritas. Science 22 June 2007.
  • MEMS-based scanning device facilitates microendoscopy. in Biophotonics International 2006.
  • Two-photon microendoscopy aids brain imaging. Laser Focus World 2005.
  • Tiny microscope offers view deep into living tissue. Stanford Report, September 14, 2005.
  • Miniature microscope allows biomedical researchers to observe tissue deep inside
    live subjects. Physorg.com September 13, 2005.
  • Looking Deeper: New technique allows for deep brain imaging. RT Image Vol. 18, no. 44 - October 31, 2005.
  • Tiny microscope peers into mice brains. New Scientist 15:32 20 September 2005.
  • Microscopic brain imaging in the palm of your hand. American Institute of Physics EurekAlert.
  • GRIN Lenses used in microendoscope. Biophotonics International 2004.
  • A Wish List for Learning About Learning. Science Vol. 300 April 2003.
  • Single Neuron Spied. Scientific American 2003.
  • The 100 Bold Young Innovators You Need to Know. Technology Review Oct 2003.

  • Recent Awards to Lab Members:

    • Jerome Lecoq awarded Stanford Vision Trainee, 2013.
    • Margaret Carr awarded Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship, 2013.
    • Oleg Rumyantsev awarded Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2012.
    • Seung Je Woo awarded Samsung Fellowship, 2012.
    • Lacey Kitch awarded Simons Graduate Fellowship, 2012.
    • Lacey Kitch awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012.
    • Lacey Kitch awarded Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2012.
    • Tony Hyun Kim awarded Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2012.
    • Jerome Lecoq awarded the Institut de France Prix AXA-Académie des Sciences, 2011.
    • Benjamin Grewe awarded Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship, 2011.
    • Jeff Chi-Tat Law awarded Croucher Fellowship, 2011.
    • Shelley Batts awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein NIH NRSA Fellowship, 2010.
    • Jesse Marshall awarded Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2010.
    • Elizabeth Otto awarded Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2009.
    • Georg Dietzl awarded Austrian Academy of Science Fellowship, 2009.
    • Dan-Anders Jirenhed awarded Swedish Research Council Fellowship, 2009.
    • Zuzanna Piwkowska awarded Marie Curie Fellowship, 2009.
    • Yaniv Ziv awarded Machiah Fellowship, 2008.
    • Yaniv Ziv awarded Rothschild Fellowship, 2008.
    • Brian Wilt awarded Stanford Bio-X Graduate Fellowship, 2008.
    • James Fitzgerald awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008.
    • Laurie Burns awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008.
    • Robert Barretto, Co-Author, Best Methods Paper, American Society of Biomechanics, 2007.
    • Michael Molineux awarded Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Fellowship, 2007.
    • Laurie Burns awarded Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2006.
    • Axel Nimmerjahn awarded Feodor Lynen research fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2006.
    • Axel Nimmerjahn awarded International Human Frontier Science Program fellowship, 2006.
    • Axel Nimmerjahn awarded Otto Hahn-Medal, Max Planck Society, 2006.
    • Axel Nimmerjahn awarded Du Bois-Reymond Prize of the German Physiological Society, 2006.
    • Robert Barretto awarded NSF Graduate Fellow Honorable Mention, 2005.
    • Eunice Cheung awarded Dean's Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2005.
    • Ed Boyden named Helen Hay Whitney Fellow, 2005.
    • Daniel Wetmore awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2004.
    • Benjamin Flusberg awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2004.
    • Amit Mehta named Life Sciences Research Fellow, 2003.

    Recent Awards to Mark Schnitzer:

    • Ellison Senior Scholar Award, 2012.
    • National Academy Keck Futures Initiative Award, W.M. Keck Foundation, 2011.
    • Allen Distinguished Investigator Award, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, 2010.
    • Michael & Kate Bárány Young Investigator Award, Biophysical Society, 2010.
    • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2008.
    • Best Techniques Paper, Co-Author, American Society of Biomechanics, 2007 (for imaging human sarcomeres).
    • W.M. Keck Foundation, Medical Research Program grant, 2007.
    • The Brilliant 10, Top ten brilliant scientists under age 40, Nov. 2007.
    • NIH Director's Pioneer Award, 2007.
    • Terman Fellow, Stanford University, 2006.
    • Beckman Interdisciplinary Translational Research Program Award, 2005.
    • Fellowship in Science & Engineering, David & Lucille Packard Foundation, 2005.
    • Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE), awarded June 13, 2005 at the White House.
    • Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2005.
    • Klingenstein Fellowship in the Neurosciences, 2004.
    • Young Investigator Award, Beckman Foundation, 2004.
    • Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, Cognitive & Neural Division, 2004.
    • Member of TR100, World's Top 100 Innovators under age 35, Technology Review Magazine, Oct. 2003.
    • Cutting Edge Basic Research Award (CEBRA), National Institutes of Health, 2003.
    • Young Investigator Award (with #1 world ranking), Human Frontiers in Science Program, 2002.
    • McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, 2000.