Zachary Knight, PhD
Associate Professor at University of California, San Francisco
2013 NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Alumnus
PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Postdoctoral Training, The Rockefeller University
Dr. Knight is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where his lab is developing new technologies for mapping neural circuits by sequencing RNA and using these tools to identify the cells that control innate behaviors such as feeding. He completed his postdoctoral research at The Rockefeller University.
- A Gut Feeling: Zachary Knight Discovers That Thirst is Controlled by Signals in the Gastrointestinal Tract
- Four NYSCF Innovators Named 2018 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
- Thirst Neurons Anticipate Consequences of Eating and Drinking
- NYSCF - Robertson Investigator Redefines Brain's 'Hunger Circuit'