Sreeganga Chandra PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology


Departments & Organizations

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

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Neurology: Chandra Lab

National Gaucher Disease Treatment Center

Biography

Sreeganga S. Chandra received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Purdue University. In her postdoctoral research, she pursued her interest in neuronal cell biology and neurodegeneration in the lab of Thomas C. Südhof at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, Molecular Cellular and Developmental and in the Yale Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair.

Education

  • B.S., St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, India , 1989
  • Ph.D., Purdue University , 1997

Selected Publication

  • Vargas, K.J., Makhani, S., Davis, T., Westphal, C., Castillo, P.E., and Chandra, S.S. (2014). Synucleins regulate the kinetics of synaptic vesicle endocytosis. J. Neuroscience. 34, 9364-9376. Cover Article