Alex Kwan PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurobiology

Biographical Info

Dr. Kwan received a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. For doctoral research, he developed nonlinear optical microscopy methods in the laboratory of Watt Webb at Cornell University. After earning a Ph.D. in Applied Physics in 2009, he went to the University of California, Berkeley to work in the laboratory of Yang Dan. At Berkeley, as a Croucher Foundation Fellow, he studied the function and organization of cortical circuits for visual processing. He joined the Yale School of Medicine faculty in 2013.


Education & Training

B.S.
Simon Fraser University (2003)
M.S.
Cornell University (2007)
Ph.D.
Cornell University (2009)

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