Skip to main content


Özel Lab

Our goal is to rewire neural circuits 
by rewiring gene regulatory networks.

The Özel Lab at the Stowers Institute investigates the gene regulatory networks both upstream and downstream of terminal selectors to predictably alter neuronal identity and connectivity.

Learn more about the Özel Lab's research

Join the Lab

Click the link below to explore opportunities to join the Özel Lab.

Open positions

"I love the intellectual freedom that comes with foundational research. I have always been fascinated by the brain and its marvelous complexity. We are trying to uncover its secrets to benefit humanity."