Sreeganga Chandra PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Neurology: Chandra Lab

National Gaucher Disease Treatment Center

Research Interests

Presynaptic Biology; Synapse Maintenance; Parkinson's Disease; Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Neurodegeneration more...


  • B.S., St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, India, 1989
  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Westphal, C. and Chandra, S. (2013). Synucleins generate membrane curvature. J. Biol. Chem. 288, 1829-1840. PMID: 23184946
  • Zhang, Y., Henderson, M.X., Colangelo, C.M., Ginsberg, S., Bruce, C., Terence Wu, T., Chandra, S. (2012). Identification of CSPalpha clients reveals a role in dynamin 1 regulation. Neuron. 74, 136-150.
  • Greten-Harrison, B., Polydoro, M., Tomita, M., Diao, L., Williams, A.M., Nie, E.H., Makani, S., Tian, N., Castillo, P.E., Buchman, V.L., and Chandra, S. (2010). Alpha beta gamma-Synuclein Triple Knockout Mice Reveal Age-Dependent Neuronal Dysfunction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 107, 19573-19578



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