Damon Alistair Clark PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and of Physics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Swartz Program in Theoretical Neurobiology

Research Interests

visual processing; computational neuroscience; neural circuits; Drosophila; behavior; modeling more...

Selected Publications

  • Clark, D. A., Freifeld, L., Clandinin, T. R. (2013), “Mapping and cracking sensorimotor circuits in genetic model organisms” (Perspective), Neuron 78: 583-595.
  • Clark, D. A., Burztyn, L., Horowitz, M., Schnitzer, M., Clandinin T. R. (2011) “Defining the computational structure of the motion detector in Drosophila”, Neuron 70(6): 1165-1177.
  • Clark, D. A., Gabel, C. V., Gabel, H., Samuel, A. D. T. (2007) “Temporal activity patterns in thermosensory neurons of freely moving C. elegans encode spatial thermal gradients”, J. Neuroscience 27(23): 6083-6090.



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