Sven-Eric Jordt PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry

Biographical Info

Dr. Jordt is Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry and research project director and teaching faculty member for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS).

His main affiliation is with Duke University, where he joined the Department of Anesthesiology in the School of Medicine in April 2014.

Research in the Jordt laboratory focuses on mechanisms of chemical sensing and their role in pain, inflammation, respiratory system function and in the adverse health effects of toxic chemicals.


Education & Training

Ph.D.
Free University Berlin (1997)

Honors & Recognition

  • Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award (ONES)
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) (2006)
  • Undergraduate Fellowship
    German National Merit Foundation (1992)
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
    President of the United States (2007)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (1998)
  • Young Investigator Award Lecture
    European Society for Neurochemistry (2003)
  • Early Excellence Award
    American Asthma Foundation (Sandler Foundation) (2007)

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