About the Lab


The Muotri Lab uses stem cells, and several molecular tools to investigate fundamental mechanisms of brain development and mental disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders.


Books are written by Dr. Alysson Muotri, published in Brazil.

"Simples Assim Celulas-tronco" explains clearly. elegant and ludic all about stem cells. This book had the illustrations of the greatest Brazilian cartoonist, Ziraldo.

"Espiral - Conversas Cientificas do Seculo XXII" is a commemorative book that after a collection of all the texts written by Dr. Muotri, in the Column of Portal G1, one of the biggest news portals in the world. All illustrations in the book are from Autistic children.


Meet The PI

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Alysson R. Muotri, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics/Cellular & Molecular Medicine,
University of California, San Diego 

Muotri Lab

Sanford Consortium | 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive - Room 3005 | La Jolla, CA 92037 - MC 0695 Phone: (858) 534-9320 | Fax: (858) 246-1579 | Email: muotri@ucsd.edu

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