Bio Profile

David A. McCormick, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Attention; Axons; Brain; Memory; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Synapses

B.A., B.S. 1979 Mathematics and Psychology from Purdue University
Ph.D. 1983 from Stanford University
Faculty, Yale University School of Medicine 1987 to present.

Interests: Cellular mechanisms by which the cerebral cortex operates, both normally and abnormally, using a variety of electrophysiological and advanced imaging techniques.

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Garrett T Neske, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience

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David Salkoff

Graduate Student

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Postdoctoral Fellows (Partial List)

  • Hans-Christian Pape, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University Bochum, GermanyPostdoctoral
    Fellow 1989-1990
  • Anne Williamson, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University Maryland, Baltimore, 1989
    Postdoctoral Fellow 1989-1991
  • Ary Ramoa, M.D., Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University California, Berkeley
    Research Associate 1993-1994
  • Thierry Bal, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University of Bordeaux, France, 1991
    Postdoctoral Fellow 1991-1995
  • Marcus von Krosigk, Ph.D.
    PhD. Oxford University, 1991
    Postdoctoral Fellow 1991-1994
  • Uhnoh Kim, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. Duke University, 1993
    Postdoctoral Fellow 1993-1999.
  • Maria Victoria Sanchez-Vives, M.D., Ph.D.
    M.D., Ph.D. University of Alicante, Spain, 1992
    Postdoctoral Fellow, 1995-1999.
  • Lionel Nowak, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University Claude Bernard, Lyon France
    Fall 1995-1999.
  • Anita Luthi, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University of Zurich, Switzerland, 1995
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 1996-2000.
  • Hal Blumenfeld, M.D, Ph.D.
    M.D., Ph.D. Columbia 1992
    Associate Research Scientist: 1998-2000.
  • Joshua Brumberg, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 1997
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 1997-2001.
  • Yousheng Shu, Ph.D.
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Brain Research Institute, 1999.
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 2001-2007.
  • Jeremy Bergsman, Ph.D.
    Ph.D. Neurosience, Stanford University, 2001.
    Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001-2005.
  • Christian Broberger, M.D., Ph.D.
    Karolinska Institute, 2001.
    Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001-2004.
  • Wen Jun Gao, M.D., Ph.D.
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Brain Research Institute, 1997.
    Research Associate: 2004-2005.
  • Alvaro Duque, Ph.D.
    Pennsylvania State University, 2003.
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 2006-2008.
  • Yuguo Yu, Ph.D.
    Nanjing University, 2001.
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 2005-2011.
  • Flavio Frohlich, Ph.D.
    University California San Diego, 2007.
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 2007-2011.
  • Markus Woefel, Ph.D.
    University of Goettingen, 2005.
    Postdoctoral Fellow: 2009-2011.
  • Amanda Casale, Ph.D.
    Salk Institute
    Graduate Student: 2009-2013
  • Amanda Foust, Ph.D.
    University College London
    Graduate Student: 2009-2013

Predoctoral Fellows

  • Zhong Wang
    B.Sc. Peking University, 1989
    Ph.D. 1989-1993
  • Kendall Lee
    B.S. University Colorado
    M.D./Ph.D. 1993-1998.
  • James Monckton
    B.S. State University of New York, Stony Brook
    Ph.D. 1996-2000.
  • Andrea Hasenstaub
    B.S.California Institute of Technology, 2001.
    Ph.D. 2001-2007.
  • Bilal Haider, Ph.D.
    University of Illinois, 2003.
    Ph.D: 2004-2009.