Sreeganga S Chandra, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology; Associate Professor of MCDB

Departments & Organizations

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Neurology: Chandra Lab | Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

Office of Student Research

Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair

Stem Cell Center, Yale

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Protein Dynamics | Neuroscience: Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience; Neural Disorders


Sreeganga S. Chandra received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Purdue University. In her postdoctoral research, she pursued her interest in neuronal cell biology and neurodegeneration in the lab of Thomas C. S├╝dhof at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, Molecular Cellular and Developmental and in the Yale Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair.

Education & Training

PhD Purdue University (1997)
BS St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, India (1989)

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Contact Info

Sreeganga S Chandra, PhD
Mailing Address
295 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06536

Chandra Lab

Research Image 1

Synuclein null synapses showing a deficit in HRP-cholera toxin positive vesicles (black vesicles). This experiment in synuclein null neurons supports a physiological role for alpha-synuclein in synaptic vesicle endocytosis.