Lab Director


Gregory Scherrer, PhD

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor - Department of Cell Biology and Physiology

New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator in Neurosciences

Office phone: 919-843-8624


Postdoctoral Scholars

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Dan Berg, PhD


Chong Chen, MD, PhD

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Nicole Mercer, PhD

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Jessica Ross, PhD


Graduate and Medical Students


Kaitlan Smith, BS

BBSP Graduate Student, Currently Rotating


Undergraduate Students


Manu Krishnamurthy

Senior, Computer Science and Psychology


Lab Manager and Technicians


Josh Blair, BS

Lab Manager and Technician


William McCallum, BS

Lab Technician



Elizabeth Sypek, PhD, 2013-2019 Stanford Neurosciences Graduate Student (Postdoctoral Scholar, Johns Hopkins University)

Ethan Schonfeld, 2018-2019 Stanford Undergraduate Research Assistant, Stanford Bio-X Summer Research Program

Dong Wang, PhD, 2013-2019 Postdoctoral Scholar (Senior Research Scientist, Nevro)

Jasmine Dickinson, PhD, 2013-2019 Stanford Biology Graduate Student (Data Analyst, Earnin)

Nick Hug, BA, 2017-2019 Stanford Medical Student, Stanford Medical Scholar

Ryosuke Ishida, MD, PhD, 2018-2019 Visiting Anesthesiologist, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Japan

Nick Hug, BA, 2017-2019 Stanford Medical Student, Stanford Medical Scholar

Kevin Bass, BS, 2016-2018, Stanford Biology Master Student, Research Assistant

Alexandra Bourdillon, BS, 2016-2018 Stanford Undergraduate Research Assistant (Medical Student, Yale University)

Gregory Corder, PhD, 2013-2018 Postdoctoral Scholar (Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania)

Amaury François, PhD, 2013-2018 Postdoctoral Scholar (CR2 Principal Investigator, French National Centre for Scientific Research)

Chaudy Sotoudeh, BS, 2014-2016 Lab Technician (Graduate Student, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine)

Sarah Low, BS, 2013-2015 HHMI Medical Research Fellow (Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital)

Andrew Shuster, BS, 2013-2014 Lab Technician (Stanford Neurosciences Graduate Student, Luo Lab)

Vivianne Tawfik, MD, PhD, 2012-2014 Postdoctoral Scholar (Assistant Professor, Stanford University)