Research Team and Collaborating Yale Faculty

Research Team

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Anahita Amiri, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

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Liana Fasching, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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Alexandre Jourdon

Postdoctoral Associate

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Jessica Mariani, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

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Monica Mleczek

Administrative Assistant Child Study Center

Administrative Assistant in the Child Study Center

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Soraya Scuderi, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in the Child Study Center

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Simone Tomasi, MD, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

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Livia Tomasini

Research Associate 2, HSS

Research Associate, Child Study Center

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Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow in the Child Study Center

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Collaborating Yale Faculty

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Jessica Cardin, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Cerebral Cortex; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Interneurons; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Schizophrenia

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Katarzyna Chawarska, PhD

Professor in the Child Study Center

Director, Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Director, Yale Early Social Cognition Program

Research Interests

Attention; Autistic Disorder; Child Psychiatry; Developmental Disabilities; Human Development; Mental Disorders; Pediatrics; Perception; Prodromal Symptoms; Psychophysiology; Technology

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Gianfilippo Coppola, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Brain Diseases; Cardiovascular Diseases; Cell Culture Techniques; Computational Biology; Computing Methodologies; Epigenomics; Gene Expression Regulation; Gene Regulatory Networks; Genetics; Genomics; Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells; Microfluidics; Systems Biology; Tourette Syndrome

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Thomas Fernandez, MD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Child Psychiatry; Genetics; Genetics, Behavioral; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Psychiatry; Stereotypic Movement Disorder; Tic Disorders; Tourette Syndrome

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Paul Forscher, PhD

Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

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Mark Gerstein, PhD

Albert L Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, and of Computer Science. Co-Director of the Yale Program in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Computational Biology; DNA; Genomics; Medical Informatics; Proteomics

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Michael Higley, MD/PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Member, Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Behavior; Dendrites; Electrophysiology; Microscopy, Fluorescence, Multiphoton; Neurobiology; Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD

Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neuroscience and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine

Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Research Interests

Neuroendocrinology; Obesity; Physiology

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James Howe, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology

Research Interests

Brain; Crystallography, X-Ray; Patch-Clamp Techniques; Pharmacology; Receptors, Glutamate; Synaptic Transmission

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Leonard Kaczmarek, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Research Interests

Ion Channels; Learning; Memory; Neurosciences; Pharmacology; Physiology

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