Neurogenetics; neuro-imaging; quantitative behavior; molecular biology; neural circuits
Current Research Interest
Molecular and neural basis of food intake decisions
Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Grant for Junior Faculty
EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship
Human Frontiers Long Term Postdoctoral Fellowship
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Selected Participant)
Sloan Research Fellowships for Early-Career Scholars
Yapici, Nilay. "Mechanosensation: Too Hard or Too Soft?" Current Biology 30, no.16 (2020): R936-R939.
Yapici, Nilay, Raphael Cohn, Christian Schusterreiter, Vanessa Ruta, and Leslie B. Vosshall. "A Taste Circuit that Regulates Ingestion by Integrating Food and Hunger Signals." Cell 165, no. 3 (2016): 715–729.