Losonczy Lab

at the Mortimer Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute

Welcome to the Losonczy Lab website!

Our lab is part of the Mortimer Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute, the Department of Neuroscience, and the Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia. 

The Mysteries of How Newborn Cells May Help Form Memories

Wall Street Journal

Video Abstract for Danielson et al., Neuron, 2016b



  • February:


  • January: Our paper on in vivo characterization of hippocampal mossy cells with calcium imaging is published in Neuron
  • May: Jeff Zaremba successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congrats Dr. Zaremba!
  • September: Collaborative work with the Gogos lab at Columbia on hippocampal place cell dynamics in a schizophrenia mouse model is published in Nature Neuroscience
  • Columbia-Zuckerman Institute press release 
  • Medical Express



    • February: Congratulation to Jeff Zaremba on his NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship!
    • April: Jack Bowler got into the Neuro Graduate Program at Columbia – Congrats Jack!
    • May: Attila received the Dr. Harold and Golden Lamport Research Award at Columbia
    • July: Congratulations to Patrick Kaifosh on his successful thesis defense!
    •  August: Welcome Dr. Andres Grosmark, a new postdoctoral fellow in our lab!
    •  August: Welcome our new graduate students: Elizabeth Balough, Alexandra Kaufman, and Sebi Rolotti!
    • September: Welcome our new lab manager: Rachel Rampil
    • September: The lab receives NIH R01 grant in collaboration with Ivan Soltesz (Stanford)
    • October: The lab receives NIH Brain Initiative Award on a project “High-speed volumetric imaging of neuronal network activity at depth using Multiplexed Scanned Temporal Focusing (MuST)”  in collaboration with Alipasha Vaziri (IMP Vienna, Rockefeller University)