Staff Profiles

Michael Yartsev, Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley

Michael M. Yartsev worked with Nachum Ulanovsky for his graduate studies and received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Weizmann institute in 2012. He was then a postdoctoral fellow with Carlos Brody at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute until the summer of 2015. For his research work, he received, amongst others, the Konishi Neuroethology Research Award, the Sieratzki Prize for Advances in Neuroscience, was the grand prize winner of the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology, and received the Donald B. Lindsley prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience as well as the Young Investigator award from the Society of Neuroethology. In 2015, he started as an Assistant Professor of Engineering and Neurobioloy at University of California, Berkeley.