Taub Institute Shared Resources

About Us

The Taub Institute was established in 1999 under the directorship of Drs. Richard Mayeux and Michael L. Shelanski. The institute includes over 50 scientists from across Columbia University who study neurodegenerative diseases, aging, neuroscience, neurogenetics, neuropathology, and neuroepidemiology. 

Brand new Zeiss LSM 800 scanning confocal microscopes with Airyscan super-resolution module in addition to departmental multi-user confocal microscope (2 - Zeiss 710 Meta) equipped with inverted microscopes (Olympus BX60 light and fluorescent microscope with SPOT insight 4MP digital camera).

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Instrumentation available: 24/7

Facility staffed: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM     

630 West 168th Street, P&S 12-450

New York, NY 10032-3702

Links and Resources

  1. Taub Institute Website
  2. Columbia University Medical Center Website



06/27/2019 - Lab members can now start scheduling reservations for July 1st onward. Core License is still pending.


Name Role Phone Email Location
John Smerdon
Interim Departmental Administrator
P&S 15-402