Natalia De Marco Garcia, Ph.D.

Former Postdoctoral Fellow

Natalia De Marco Garcia, Ph.D.

Current Position

Assistant Professor
Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College
Belfer Research Building, Mail Box 240
413 East 69th Street, Room 1012
New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Phone: 646-962-6153

Education and Training


  • 2007-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Gordon Fishell Lab, Smilow Neuroscience Program, NYU School of Medicine, NY
  • 2007: Ph.D., Thomas Jessell Lab, Columbia University, NY
  • 1999: B.S. in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Previous Work

Recent experimental evidence suggests that patterned neuronal activity acts together with transcriptional programs to regulate the assembly of neuronal circuits during development.  In the Fishell lab I was studying the role of neuronal activity in the establishment of morphology, laminar targeting and connectivity of GABAergic interneurons.