The Ron Davis Laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute Florida and the Baylor College of Medicine

Recent Highlights

The Tomchik lab was award an R01 grant from NIH/NINDS to study how Neurofibromatosis type 1 affects neurons and behavior.
May 31, 2017 - https://www.scripps.edu/news/press/2017/20170530tomchik.html

Valentina Botero, a summer 2016 intern, has rejoined the lab as a full-time research assistant. Welcome back, Val!
May 31, 2017 - http://www.scripps.edu/tomchik/members.html

The lab welcomes Dr. Aaron Stahl as our newest Research Associate.
May 8, 2017 - http://www.scripps.edu/tomchik/members.html

Sara Simpson is a finalist for the Undergraduate Research Award at the AChemS conference. Congratulations, Sara!
April 29th, 2017 – https://achems2017.org

Valentino Botero received an honorable mention for her poster presentation at the NorthEast Undergraduate Research on Neuroscience (NEURON) meeting. Congratulations, Val!
February 27, 2017

Congratulations to Afshin Khalili, who was selected to present the graduate student talk at Scripps Research Fest.
October 21, 2016 - https://www.scripps.edu/florida/srf/Research_Fest.html

Congratulations to Sara Simpson for placing second in the Scripps Undergraduate Summer Internship Research Poster Presentation.
August 12, 2016 – http://education.scripps.edu/undergraduate/surf/index.html

Congratulations to Dr. Lani King for the publication of his Journal Club article in the Journal of Neuroscience.
August 10, 2016 - http://www.jneurosci.org/content/36/32/8283.full

Research from the Tomchik lab: Overly fastidious flies shed light on neurofibromatosis.
May 2, 2016 - http://genestogenomes.org/overly-fastidious-flies/
May 2, 2016 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1C5S_-PTzkM

Research from the Tomchik lab finds a link between Nf1 and excessive grooming in Drosophila.
February 19, 2016http://www.g3journal.org/content/early/2016/02/18/g3.115.026484.abstract

The Tomchik lab welcomes new Research Associate, Dr. Lanikea King.
July 15, 2015http://www.scripps.edu/tomchik/members.html

Congratulations to Dr. Marta Koch, who is now an editor at Cell.
March 1, 2015 http://www.cell.com/cell/editorial-board

Tomchik lab awarded a Whitehall Foundation grant to study cellular and molecular mechanisms of memory formation.
December 1, 2014 – Whitehall Foundation (www.whitehall.org)

Dr. Thierry Louis, a Research Associate in the Tomchik lab, accepted to the 2014 Cold Spring Harbor Drosophila Neurobiology course.
May 8, 2014 - Cold Spring Harbor

Dr. Marta Koch received a FWO travel grant to support her research in the Tomchik lab.
May 1, 2014 - The FWO

Research from the Tomchik lab shows how dopamine and cAMP signaling allocate learning-related plasticity in the brain.
March 27, 2014 - EurekaAlert
March 27, 2014 - Science Daily
March 27, 2014 - Medical Express
March 27, 2014 - The Scripps Research Institute - News Release

Dr. Seth Tomchik shows how brain cells shape temperature preferences.
January 29, 2013 - EurekaAlert
February 25, 2013 -The Scripps Research Institute - News Release

Scripps Research Institute Appoints Memory Researcher to Faculty.
January 24, 2014 - The Scripps Research Institute - News Release

Scripps Florida researchers probe causes of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's through the brains of flies, mice.
January 10, 2010 - Palm Beach Post