ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-171103-1
Schoppik Lab
PI/Director: Schoppik, David
Contact Person: Schoppik, David
Email: schoppik@gmail.com
URL: http://www.schoppiklab.com
Address: 550 First Ave. MSB 466 NY NY 10016
Country: United States
Phone: 646-501-4555
Line Designation: nyc


We're constantly engaged in a vital struggle against gravity. Using a set of unconscious reflexes, we stabilize our bodies. Amazingly, these reflexes adapt as our bodies grow.
We study how developing brains learn to balance.

Ehrlich, David Post-Doc Zhu, Yunlu Post-Doc D'Elia, Kristen Graduate Student

Goldblatt, D.S., Schoppik, D. (2020) Efference Copies: Hair Cells Are the Link. Current biology : CB. 30:R10-R12
Ma 马漫修, M., Ramirez, A.D., Wang 王彤, T., Roberts, R.L., Harmon, K.E., Schoppik, D., Sharma, A., Kuang, C., Goei, S.L., Gagnon, J.A., Zimmerman, S., Tsai, S.Q., Reyon, D., Joung, J.K., Aksay, E.R.F., Schier, A.F., Pan 潘於勤, Y.A. (2019) Zebrafish dscaml1 Deficiency Impairs Retinal Patterning and Oculomotor Function. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 40(1):143-158
Ehrlich, D.E., Schoppik, D. (2019) A primal role for the vestibular sense in the development of coordinated locomotion. eLIFE. 8:
Zhu, Y., Crowley, S.C., Latimer, A.J., Lewis, G.M., Nash, R., Kucenas, S. (2019) Migratory Neural Crest Cells Phagocytose Dead Cells in the Developing Nervous System. Cell. 179(1):74-89.e10
Ehrlich, D.E., Schoppik, D. (2018) Balance Sense: Response Motifs that Pervade the Brain. Current biology : CB. 28:R1339-R1342
Morioka, S., Perry, J.S.A., Raymond, M.H., Medina, C.B., Zhu, Y., Zhao, L., Serbulea, V., Onengut-Gumuscu, S., Leitinger, N., Kucenas, S., Rathmell, J.C., Makowski, L., Ravichandran, K.S. (2018) Efferocytosis induces a novel SLC program to promote glucose uptake and lactate release. Nature. 563:714-718
Hamling, K.R., Schoppik, D. (2018) Sensory Gating: Cellular Substrates of Surprise. Current biology : CB. 28:R871-R873
Bagnall, M.W., Schoppik, D. (2018) Development of vestibular behaviors in zebrafish. Current opinion in neurobiology. 53:83-89
Jung, H., Baek, M., D'Elia, K.P., Boisvert, C., Currie, P.D., Tay, B.H., Venkatesh, B., Brown, S.M., Heguy, A., Schoppik, D., Dasen, J.S. (2018) The Ancient Origins of Neural Substrates for Land Walking. Cell. 172:667-682.e15
Freifeld, L., Odstrcil, I., Förster, D., Ramirez, A., Gagnon, J.A., Randlett, O., Costa, E.K., Asano, S., Celiker, O.T., Gao, R., Martin-Alarcon, D.A., Reginato, P., Dick, C., Chen, L., Schoppik, D., Engert, F., Baier, H., Boyden, E.S. (2017) Expansion microscopy of zebrafish for neuroscience and developmental biology studies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114(50):E10799-E10808
Schoppik, D., Bianco, I.H., Prober, D.A., Douglass, A.D., Robson, D.N., Li, J.M.B., Greenwood, J.S.F., Soucy, E., Engert, F., Schier, A.F. (2017) Gaze-stabilizing central vestibular neurons project asymmetrically to extraocular motoneuron pools. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 37(47):11353-11365
Pantoja, C., Hoagland, A., Carroll, E., Schoppik, D., Isacoff, E.Y. (2017) Measuring Behavioral Individuality in the Acoustic Startle Behavior in Zebrafish. Bio-protocol. 7(7)
Ehrlich, D.E., Schoppik, D. (2017) Control of Movement Initiation Underlies the Development of Balance. Current biology : CB. 27(3):334-344
Greaney, M.R., Privorotskiy, A.E., D'Elia, K.P., Schoppik, D. (2017) Extraocular motoneuron pools develop along a dorsoventral axis in zebrafish, Danio rerio. The Journal of comparative neurology. 525(1):65-78
Randlett, O., Wee, C.L., Naumann, E.A., Nnaemeka, O., Schoppik, D., Fitzgerald, J.E., Portugues, R., Lacoste, A.M., Riegler, C., Engert, F., Schier, A.F. (2015) Whole-brain activity mapping onto a zebrafish brain atlas. Nature Methods. 12:1039-1046
Lacoste, A.M., Schoppik, D., Robson, D.N., Haesemeyer, M., Portugues, R., Li, J.M., Randlett, O., Wee, C.L., Engert, F., Schier, A.F. (2015) A Convergent and Essential Interneuron Pathway for Mauthner-Cell-Mediated Escapes. Current biology : CB. 25(11):1526-34
Woods, I.G., Schoppik, D., Shi, V.J., Zimmerman, S., Coleman, H.A., Greenwood, J., Soucy, E.R., Schier, A.F. (2014) Neuropeptidergic signaling partitions arousal behaviors in zebrafish. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 34:3142-60
Pan, Y.A., Freundlich, T., Weissman, T.A., Schoppik, D., Wang, X.C., Zimmerman, S., Ciruna, B., Sanes, J.R., Lichtman, J.W., and Schier, A.F. (2013) Zebrabow: multispectral cell labeling for cell tracing and lineage analysis in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(13):2835
Levitz, J., Pantoja, C., Gaub, B., Janovjak, H., Reiner, A., Hoagland, A., Schoppik, D., Kane, B., Stawski, P., Schier, A.F., Trauner, D., and Isacoff, E.Y. (2013) Optical control of metabotropic glutamate receptors. Nature Neuroscience. 16(4):507-16
Bianco, I.H., Ma, L.H., Schoppik, D., Robson, D.N., Orger, M.B., Beck, J.C., Li, J.M., Schier, A.F., Engert, F., and Baker, R. (2012) The Tangential Nucleus Controls a Gravito-inertial Vestibulo-ocular Reflex. Current biology : CB. 22(14):1285-1295