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The egg-laying anatomy of a female fruit fly with nerve cells (uterine motor neurons) shown in green that help the insect adjust how she lays eggs to help her offspring survive. (credit: Kevin Cury / Axel lab / Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute).

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News May 24, 2023

Meet Davys Lopez

How did this skateboarding drummer discover a passion for fruit fly genetics? Meet Davys Lopez, a graduate student in the Mann lab.

Decision Making May 22, 2023

Mental Landscape: How Does a Fruit Fly Stack the Survival Deck?

A decade of watching fruit flies lay eggs has revealed a means of neural control that adds flexibility to instinctive behavior

News May 17, 2023

Meet Ikenna Nebo

How is this science major from the Bronx helping to nurture the next generation of researchers? Meet Ikenna Nebo, a public engagement officer in the Public Programs team.

News May 9, 2023

Two Zuckerman Scientists Get Boost for Excellent, Inclusive Research

Drs. Bianca Jones Marlin and Ishmail Abdus-Saboor are recognized for their leading-edge research and inclusive lab cultures

Disease April 27, 2023

What a New Precision Psychiatry Center Means for Mental Health

A Q&A with Joseph Gogos, MD, PhD

News April 26, 2023

Meet Andrew Po Fung Liu

How did contracting COVID compel a physicist to study the senses? Meet Andrew Po Fung Liu, a graduate student in the Behnia lab.

News April 24, 2023

Daphna Shohamy Named Zuckerman Institute Director and CEO

Expert in learning, memory and decision-making looks to future with past success in mind

News April 13, 2023

Meet Jacob Edwards

How did a movie put a curious Tennessean on the path to science? Meet Jacob Edwards, a graduate student in the Woolley lab.

News April 6, 2023

Meet Javier Domínguez Zamora

How did science help a researcher to see the world? Meet Javier Domínguez Zamora, PhD, a postdoctoral research scientist in the Gottlieb lab.

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