Michael Yartsev, PhD

Michael Yartsev, PhD

Associate Professor at University of California, Berkeley

2016 NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Alumnus

PhD, Weizmann Institute, Israel

Postdoctoral Training, Princeton University


Dr. Yartsev is an Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at University of California, Berkeley. His lab uses neurophysiological, optogenetic, imaging and molecular techniques in a novel model system – the bat – to study the neurobiological basis of language learning in the mammalian brain and ultimately investigate a wide range of neurological disorders associated with language. He completed his postdoctoral studies at Princeton University.