Charles A Greer PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology; Vice Chair of Research, Neurosurgery; Director, Interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramStem Cell Center, Yale: Transcriptional Regulation of Stem and Progenitor CellsNeurobiologyNeurosurgery: Greer Lab

Research Interests

Development; Specificity of synaptic circuits; Aging; Cellular and molecular biology of the nervous system more...


  • B.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1971
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Imamura F and Greer CA (2015). Segregated labeling of olfactory bulb projection neurons based on their birthdates. European Journal of Neuroscience 41: 147-156.
  • Bartel, D, Rela L, Hsieh L and Greer CA (2015). Dendrodendritic synapses in the mouse olfactory bulb external plexiform layer. Journal of Comparative Neurology. Available online on 07 February 2015.
  • Chen C, Zou D, Altomare C, Xu L, Greer CA and Firestein S (2014). Nonsensory target-dependent of piriform cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 111: 16931-16936.



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