Neurobiology Faculty

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Pietro De Camilli, MD

Chair

John Klingenstein Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Cell Biology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience and Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Cell Membrane; Cell Biology; Endocytosis; Neurosciences; Parkinson Disease; Synapses; Lipid Metabolism

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Michael C Crair, PhD

Director of Graduate Studies

William Ziegler III Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Deputy Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Director, Graduate Studies in Neuroscience

Research Interests

Electrophysiology; Eye; Neurobiology; Neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Ophthalmology; Somatosensory Cortex; Synapses; Visual Cortex; Visual Pathways

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Michael L Schwartz, PhD

Director of Medical Studies

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Director, Medical Studies in Neurobiology

Associate Dean for Curriculum, YMS

Research Interests

Hypoxia, Brain; Cerebral Cortex; Education, Medical; Neurobiology; Neurosciences

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Amy F. T. Arnsten, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience and of Psychology

Member, Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University

Research Interests

Aging; Alzheimer Disease; Behavioral Sciences; Psychology, Child; Mental Health; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Prefrontal Cortex; Cognitive Science

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Charles Joseph Bruce, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Cerebral Cortex; Neurobiology; Neurophysiology; Sensorimotor Cortex

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Jessica A Cardin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Cerebral Cortex; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Interneurons; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Schizophrenia

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Elena Gracheva, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Biological Phenomena; Cell Physiological Phenomena; Nervous System; Physiology, Comparative

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Michael J Higley, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Primary Member, Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Dendrites; Electrophysiology; Neurobiology; Schizophrenia; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Microscopy, Fluorescence, Multiphoton

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Daeyeol Lee, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience and of Psychology

Research Interests

Appetitive Behavior; Basal Ganglia; Behavior, Animal; Impulsive Behavior; Neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Parietal Lobe; Risk-Taking; Prefrontal Cortex

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