Tom Maniatis, PhD

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Isidore S. Edelman Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
  • Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
  • Director, Columbia University Precision Medicine Initiative
  • Executive Committee, Zukerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute
  • Member, Board of Directors, The New York Genome Center
Tom Maniatis, <span>PhD</span>

Lab Locations

  • Hammer Health Sciences Building

    701 West 168th Street
    Room 601
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-3669

Research Interests

  • Regulation of RNA Transcription and Splicing
  • The Role of Neuroinflammation in ALS
  • Neurobiology of Disease
  • Synapses and Circuits
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • ALS Disease Mechanisms
  • Genetic Basis of Neurological Diseases

Lab Projects

  • ALS Disease Mechanisms
  • Development of Neural Circuits
  • Protocadherin gene expression and function

Lab Members

  • Daniele Canzio, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Monica Carrasco, PhD, Associate Research Scientist
  • Weisheng Chen, PhD, Associate Research Scientist
  • Maxime Chevee, Tech B
  • Jackie de Vegvar, Tech B
  • aolo Guarnieri, MD, Associate Research Scientist
  • Elena Kandror, BA, Graduate Student
  • Tom Roberts, BS, Tech B
  • Noam Rudnick, BS, MD/PhD Student
  • Helaina Skop, BS, Graduate Student
  • Tenzin, Lab Member
  • Chan Aye Thu, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Andrew Williams, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Junqiang Ye, PhD, Research Associate
  • Jin Zhang, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Amy Kirner, BS, Tech B
  • Jennifer Liao, BA, Tech B
  • Tom Maniatis, PhD, Chairman
  • George Mountoufaris, BSc, Graduate Student
  • Chiamake Nwakeze, BA, Tech B
  • Sean O'Keeffe, BSc, Computational Biologist
  • Hemali Phatnani, PhD, Associate Research Scientist
  • Gloria Recio, Technician Assistant


Richard Axel - Role of protocadherins in olfactory receptor neuron wiring

Tom Jessell - Astrocyte/motor neuron interactions in ALS

Charles Zuker - single cell analysis of taste receptors


Publications List