Sreeganga S Chandra, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Departments & Organizations

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

National Gaucher Disease Treatment Center

Neurology: Chandra Lab

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

Biography

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. Südhof 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.

YCCI 2010 Scholar

Project: 07/01/10 - 06/30/12

Maintaining Synaptic Connections in Alzheimer’s Disease

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
BCMM 154D

New Haven, CT 06536

Chandra Lab

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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.