July 01, 2021

Excited to have our new lab manager Bailey Werner join the lab!

Welcome to the lab Bailey!

June 30, 2021

We wish farewell to our Reilly Falter who is heading back to Utah to start graduate school this Fall! Congrats Reilly!

Lab farewell dinner for Reilly

June 17, 2021

Josie Sejd was awarded the Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant for her thesis project in the Yadav Lab. Congratulations Josie!

June 17, 2021

Our fearless undergraduate researcher Sofia Laden was awarded the ISCRM Undergraduate Summer Fellows award to work this summer in our lab with her mentor Amy Ferreccio!

Congrats Sofia and Amy!

June 9, 2021

Lab lunch celebrating Sujin’s successful general exam, and Turner and Bailey’s graduation!

June 4, 2021

Sujin Byeon is officially a neuroscience PhD candidate- Congratulations Sujin on passing your general exam with flying colors!

May 21, 2021

Turner Glenn and Bailey Werner present their research findings at the UW Undergraduate Research Symposium!

Congrats Turner and Bailey!!

April 27, 2021

Kimya Nourbakhsh is invited to give a talk on her research work on a novel ER-microtubule tethering protein at the 2021 ASBMB annual meeting.

Congratulations Kimya!

April 22, 2021

Check out our first pre-print on BioRxiv.

Kimya and Amy are lead authors on our paper showing that TAOK2 is an ER kinase that tethers the endoplasmic reticulum membranes to microtubules.

TAOK2 is an ER-localized Kinase that Catalyzes the Dynamic Tethering of ER to Microtubules

March 19, 2021

Pharmacology graduate student Josie Sejd joins the Yadav lab for her thesis project. Welcome Josie!

February 14, 2021

We are on Twitter (finally!). Follow us at @YadavLabNeuro

February 10, 2021

Check out our review article Kinase Signaling in Dendritic Development and Disease, published in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. Congrats Kimya!

Kinases in Dendrite Development and Disease

January 04, 2021

Excited to have Josie Sejd from the Pharmacology graduate program and Sara Saavedra from the Neuroscience program start their Winter Rotation in our lab. Welcome Josie and Sara!


December 31, 2020

December 18, 2020

Yadav Lab Christmas Party!

November 01, 2020

We are happy to have three new undergraduate researchers join our Lab! Welcome to the lab, Gavin, Sofia and Victoria!

August 24, 2020

Sujin Byeon joins the Yadav Lab for her PhD thesis! Welcome to the lab, Sujin!

August 10, 2020

Sam Marcotte starts at her new position as Research Assistant in the Dixon lab at Salk Insitute! Congrats Sam!

July 1, 2020

Congratulations Daniel Guion for starting a new job at the Seattle based protein design start-up company Good Therapeutics!

June 23, 2020

We are excited to have Sujin Byeon, a first year Neuroscience graduate student start her Summer rotation project in our lab!

June 12, 2020

Many congratulations to the new graduates Sam Marcotte and Daniel Guion!!

April 16, 2020

Research scientist Dr. Neal Beeman joins the Yadav Lab!
Welcome to the lab Neal!

April 3, 2020

Madeline Gish joins the Yadav Lab for Spring rotation.
Welcome Madeline!

March 27, 2020

Daniel Guion received the Mary Gates Research Scholarship to support his undergraduate research project in the Yadav Lab. Congrats Daniel!

March 6, 2020

Amy Ferreccio received the ISCRM travel award to present her work at the ISSCR annual meeting in Boston! Congrats Amy!

January 3, 2020

We are really excited about funding from the Brotman Baty Institute for catalytic collaboration with the SEPS Lab to uncover the molecular mechanisms of autism spectrum disorders. Thank you for the support BBI!



December 27, 2019

Lab Christmas Tree! Holiday Cheers!


December 2, 2019

Yadav lab is awarded its first R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health!

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November 7, 2019

Lab lunch to celebrate Kimya’s successful general exam!


July 1, 2019

Reilly Falter is our new lab manager! Welcome to the lab Reilly!


June 28, 2019

Sending off Matt to grad school with a ‘mile high mud pie’! Farewell Matt, we will miss you!


June 24, 2019

Ananya Srivastava, a junior at Redmond High School joins us for a six week summer research internship! Welcome Ananya!!

June 15, 2019

Kimya Nourbakhsh is awarded funding for 2 years by the Pharmacological Sciences Training Program (PSTP) grant!

Congrats Kimya!!

February 25, 2019

Smita’s latest paper “Glial ensheathment of the somatodendritic compartment regulates sensory neuron structure and activity” is now online at PNAS!


January 30, 2019

Smita received the Jaconette L. Tietze Young Scientist Award. Many thanks to the John H. Tietze Foundation Trust for supporting our research!

January 15, 2019

Our lab research is funded by the University of Washington Research Royalty Fund Award!

January 9, 2019

This quarter we have three graduate students in the lab for their rotation research projects! Gurdeep Sullan and Tim Locke from the Pharmacology graduate program, and Kristian Davidsen from the Molecular and Cell Biology graduate program.

Welcome Kristian, Gurdeep and Tim!


October 15, 2018

We have moved to a new location!

The Yadav Lab is now at Health Sciences Building J159!   Come say hello!

October 2, 2018

We are excited to have Emily Brown, a first year student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program start her Fall rotation project in our lab!

August 7, 2018

Smita receives the 2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation!


June 15, 2018

Kimya Nourbakhsh joins the lab for her PhD thesis!

Welcome Kimya!

June 4, 2018

Smita is invited to give a talk at the 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Phosphorylation and G-protein Mediated Signaling Networks

March 28, 2018

Kimya Nourbakhsh, a first year Pharmacology graduate student will be working on her rotation project in the Yadav lab for the spring quarter.

February 1, 2018

Amy joins the lab as a postdoctoral scholar.

Welcome Amy!

January 23, 2018

The Yadav Lab is funded by an NIMH R00 award.

January 18, 2018

Our report on the EMBO Workshop on the Molecular and Cellular Biology of Septins is published.

Shining Light on Septins!

January 5, 2018

Matt Bernard joins the lab as a research technician

Welcome Matt!

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