Departments & Organizations
Dr. Higley studied behavioral neuroscience at Cornell University. He then completed his MD and PhD in the MSTP Program and the laboratory of Dr. Diego Contreras at the University of Pennsylvania. He continued his scientific training as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Bernardo Sabatini at Harvard Medical School and joined the faculty of the Yale Department of Neurobiology in 2010.
Education & Training
|MD/PhD||University of Pennsylvania (2007)|
|BA||Cornell University (1998)|
|Postdoctoral Fellow, Sabatini Lab||Harvard Medical School|
Honors & Recognition
Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research (2010)
Sloan Research FellowshipAlfred P. Sloan Foundation (2011)
Klingenstein Fellowship Award in the NeurosciencesEsther and Joseph Klingenstein Foundation (2011)
NARSAD Young Investigator AwardBrain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) (2012)
Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar AwardMarch of Dimes (2013)
Nature Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neurophysiology, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Journal of Physiology
Junior ad hoc member NIH Study Section: Neurotransporters, Receptors, Channels, and Calcium Signaling.
Fellow, Freshman Advisor Berkeley College
MD,PhD Faculty Advisory Committee