Jane Rebecca Taylor PhD

Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology


Departments & Organizations

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

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Molecular Psychiatry, Division of | Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism | Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY) | Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program

Research Interests

Addiction; Depression; Learning; Memory; Animal Models; Plasticity; Signaling


Education

  • B.S., University of Sussex, England , 1981
  • Ph.D., Cambridge University , 1985

Selected Publication

  • Gourley SL, Kiraly DD, Howel JL, Olausson P and Taylor JR (2008) Acute hippocampal BDNF restores motivational and forced swim performance after corticosterone. Biological Psychiatry, 64(10):884-90.