Michael N Nitabach PhD, JD

Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramCellular & Molecular Physiology: Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Nitabach LaboratoryGenetics


Michael Nitabach JD, PhD is faculty member of Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development, Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology and Physiology, and Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. He is affiliated with the Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair. He received a PhD from Columbia University and a JD from New York University.


  • Ph.D., Columbia University , 1995
  • J.D., New York University , 1998

Selected Publication

  • Cao, G., Platisa, J., Pieribone, V.A., Raccuglia, D., Kunst, M., Nitabach, M.N. (2013). Genetically targeted optical electrophysiology in intact neural circuits. Cell 154: 904-13.