Sreeganga Chandra, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience; Associate Professor of MCDB; Associate Professor of Neuroscience; Deputy Chair of Neuroscience

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Chandra Lab | Movement Disorders

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair

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

Yale Stem Cell Center


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. S├╝dhof 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 & Training

PhD Purdue University (1997)
BS St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, India (1989)

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Contact Info

Sreeganga Chandra, PhD
Mailing Address
295 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06536

Chandra Lab

Research Image 1

Synuclein null synapses showing a deficit in HRP-cholera toxin positive vesicles (black vesicles). This experiment in synuclein null neurons supports a physiological role for alpha-synuclein in synaptic vesicle endocytosis.