David A. McCormick, PhD

Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology; Vice Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience; Director, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience

Departments & Organizations

Neuroscience: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience | McCormick Lab | Swartz Program in Theoretical Neurobiology

Faculty Research

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience: Computational Neuroscience/Modeling; Neural Disorders; Neurophysiology; Sensory Systems

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

B.A., B.S. 1979 Mathematics and Psychology from Purdue University
Ph.D. 1983 from Stanford University
Faculty, Yale University School of Medicine 1987 to present.

Interests: Cellular mechanisms by which the cerebral cortex operates, both normally and abnormally, using a variety of electrophysiological and advanced imaging techniques.

Education & Training

PhD Stanford University (1983)

Honors & Recognition

  • Jacob Javits Investigator Award (2nd time), NIHNINDS (2016)

  • MemberNational Academy of Medicine (2015)

  • FellowAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences (2014)

  • FellowAmerican Academy for the Advancement of Science (2013)

  • Dorys McConnel Duberg ChairYale University School of Medicine (2008)

  • Jacob Javits Investigator AwardNIH (2005)

  • Yngve Zotterman PrizeSwedish Physiological Society (2001)

  • Investigator AwardMcKnight Foundation (1997)

  • Senior Investigator AwardEsther and Joseph Klingenstein Foundation (1993)

  • Sloan FellowshipSloan Foundation (1990)

  • Pattison AwardJane and Peter Pattison Foundation (1989)

  • Klingenstein FellowshipEsther and Joseph Klingenstein Foundation (1987)

  • Donald B. Linsley AwardSociety for Neuroscience (1984)

  • Giannini FellowshipGiannini Foundation (1984)

  • NRSA Postdoctoral FellowshipNIH (1984)

  • John R. Whittier AwardCommittee to Combat Huntington's Disease (1983)

  • Predoctoral FellowshipNIMH (1981)

Edit this profile