The Bozza Lab

Lab News


June 2021

Maddie Ratkowski is the recipient of the Christina Enroth-Kugel prize for the outstanding honors thesis submitted to the Neuroscience major! She was also selected to be the Senior Marshall for the Neuroscience major at graduation this year. GOAT!


May 2021

Congratulations to Maddie Ratkowski for being inducted in the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.


Welcome to the new undergraduates Rya Muller (who finally got to come to the lab in person after joining us remotely for a year) and Yang Shangguan!


June 2020

Congratulations to Annika Cichy for being awarded an Early Career Research Award (R21) from NIDCD! The goal of the project is to study neural mechanisms of odor valence modulation in female mice.


And congratulations to Maddie Ratkowski for being awarded a Neuroscience Summer Research grant. Her remote (thanks COVID) summer project (with postdoc mentor Ami Shah) will focus on identifying conserved sequence motifs in TAAR gene regulatory elements.


October 2019

Congratulations to Maddie Ratkowski for being accepted to the NEURON program! You are officially a dendrite.


August 2019

Annika's paper on class I OR function is published in Current Biology! Check it out.


July 2019

Farewell and good luck to Sarah Kaye as she heads to graduate school at Wake Forest, and to Amanda Menzie as she heads for warm adventures in sunny Florida.  Watch out for gators and "Florida Man".


A big welcome to Research Techs Hallie Kirschner and Sarah Porter!


April 2019

Annika Cichy was awarded a Polak Young Investigator award at the ACheMS meeting for her work on Class I odorant receptor function, and gave a great talk at the meeting.


Sarah Kaye was accepted to the Neuroscience PhD program at Wake Forest.  Congratuations!


Congratulations to Maddie Ratkowski for being awarded a Summer Undergraduate Research Grant.


February 2019

Congratulations to Kevin Pu for getting into his top choice medical school (University of Washington).  U-Dub.  Go Huskies.


September 2018

The Bozza Lab is featured in Northwestern Research News.


June 2018

Adam Dewan accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University. Congrats!

Adam's paper on olfactory thresholding was also accepted for publication in Nature Communications!


April 2018

Our paper with Dima Rinberg's lab on odor coding in sister mitral cells is now published in Nature Communications!


March 2018

Congratulations to Tiffany Teng for her acceptance to medical school at (wait for it) Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine. Great school, and she can still come visit!


September 2016

Ami Shah was awarded an F32 (NRSA) from NIDCD for her work on TAAR gene regulation. Congratulations!


September 2015

Adam Dewan was awarded an R03 grant from NIDCD for his work on central circuits relating to TAAR function.


March 2014

Annika Cichy was awarded a two-year grant from the German Research Foundation (Deutche Forschungsgemeinschaft).  Congratulations!