Alex Kwan PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurobiology
Dr. Kwan received a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. For doctoral research, he developed nonlinear optical microscopy methods in the laboratory of Watt Webb at Cornell University. After earning a Ph.D. in Applied Physics in 2009, he went to the University of California, Berkeley to work in the laboratory of Yang Dan. At Berkeley, as a Croucher Foundation Fellow, he studied the function and organization of cortical circuits for visual processing. He joined the Yale School of Medicine faculty in 2013.
Education & Training
- Simon Fraser University (2003)
- Cornell University (2007)
- Cornell University (2009)