Jessica A Cardin PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramNeurobiology: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience; Swartz Program in Theoretical Neurobiology

Research Interests

Neuroscience; Cortex; Inhibitory interneuron; Oscillation; Electrophysiology; Vision; Schizophrenia; Epilepsy; Intracellular; Network


  • B.A., Cornell University , 1997
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania , 2004

Selected Publication

  • Cardin, J.A. Dissecting local circuits in vivo: Integrated optogenetic and electrophysiology approaches for exploring inhibitory regulation of cortical activity. J Physiol Paris 2011, doi:10.1016/j.jphysparis.2011.09.005

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Flexner Award(2004) , University of Pennsylvania