Staff Profiles

Natalie Weed

Research Associate II

​Natalie joined the Institute in 2018 through the summer internship program, working in Neural Coding to develop tools to analyze the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas. She rejoined after graduation in 2019 in Human Cell Types with a current focus on genetic tools generation. 

​Natalie received a double major B.S. in Neuroscience and Economics with Honors in Neuroscience, and a minor in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington in 2019. During her time there she studied the genetics of pediatric epilepsy, primarily focusing on novel gene discovery and cellular function.

Selected Publications

Functional enhancer elements drive subclass-selective expression from mouse to primate neocortex

Cell Reports
March 30, 2021

Mich JK, Graybuck LT, Hess EE, Mahoney JT, Kojima Y, Ding Y, Somasundaram S, Miller JA, Kalmbach BE, Radaelli C, Gore BB, Weed N, Omstead V, Bishaw Y, Shapovalova NV, Martinez RA, Fong O, Yao S, Mortrud M, Chong P, Loftus L, Bertagnolli D, Goldy J, Casper T, Dee N, Opitz-Araya X, Cetin A, Smith KA, Gwinn RP, Cobbs C, Ko AL, Ojemann JG, Keene CD, Silbergeld DL, Sunkin SM, Gradinaru V, Horwitz GD, Zeng H, Tasic B, Lein ES, Ting JT, Levi BP