Kavli Institute Members

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Pietro De Camilli, MD

Director

Research Interests

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

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David A. McCormick, PhD

Vice Director

Research Interests

Attention; Axons; Brain; Memory; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Synapses

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Jessica A Cardin, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

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

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John R Carlson, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

Arthropod Vectors; Drosophila; Smell; Taste

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Michael C Crair, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

Brain; Cerebral Cortex; Child Development; Nervous System; Synaptic Transmission; Neuronal Plasticity; Neurosciences; Visual Cortex

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Arthur L Horwich, MD

Steering Committee

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Genetics; Motor Neurons; Neurosciences; Pediatrics; Superoxide Dismutase; Protein Folding; Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Marina Picciotto, PhD

Steering Committee

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Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms; Mental Disorders; Child Psychiatry; Nervous System Diseases; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Nicotine; Pharmacology

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Carolyn Walch Slayman, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

Adenosine Triphosphatases; Genetics; Physiology; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Ion Transport

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Daeyeol Lee, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

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

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Stephen M Strittmatter, MD, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Axons; Dementia; Spinal Cord Injuries; Motor Neuron Disease; Regenerative Medicine

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Susumu Tomita, PhD

Steering Committee

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Brain; Electrophysiology; Molecular Biology; Synaptic Transmission; Physiology

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Amy F. T. Arnsten, PhD

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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Joerg Bewersdorf, PhD

Research Interests

Cell Nucleus; Microscopy, Fluorescence; Microscopy, Confocal; Cellular Structures

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Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

Research Interests

Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Neurobiology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Behavioral Research; Neuroimaging

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Marvin M Chun, PhD

Research Interests

Attention; Decision Making; Memory; Neurobiology; Perception; Psychiatry and Psychology

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Ralph Joseph DiLeone, PhD

Research Interests

Eating Disorders; Ethology; Neurobiology; Obesity; Psychiatry; Substance Abuse Detection; Natural History; Animal Nutrition Sciences

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Michael J Higley, MD/PhD

Research Interests

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

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Tamas L. Horvath, DVM, PhD

Research Interests

Neuroendocrinology; Obesity; Physiology

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Anthony J Koleske, PhD

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Molecular Biology; Morphogenesis; Schizophrenia; Stress, Physiological

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Michael N Nitabach, PhD, JD

Research Interests

Genetics; Ion Channels; Neuropeptides; Neurophysiology; Neurotoxins; Physiology

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James Noonan, PhD

Research Interests

Ecology; Biological Evolution; Genetics; Neurosciences; Genomics; Synthetic Biology; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing

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Pasko Rakic, MD, PhD

Research Interests

Central Nervous System; Neurobiology; Neurology; Apoptosis; Cell Proliferation

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Flora Maria Vaccarino, MD

Research Interests

Central Nervous System Diseases; Mice, Inbred Strains; Mice, Transgenic; Neuroanatomy; Neurosciences; Patients; Regeneration; Developmental Biology; Living Donors; Psychiatry and Psychology

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David Zenisek, PhD

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Endocytosis; Exocytosis; Ophthalmology; Physiology; Presynaptic Terminals; Retinal Bipolar Cells

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