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Our Scientists

Leadership

  • Pietro De Camilli

    Director

    John Klingenstein Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Cell Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Chair, Department of Neuroscience; Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience and Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

  • Marina Picciotto

    Deputy Director

    Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology; Deputy Chair for Basic Science Research, Dept. of Psychiatry; Deputy Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Steering Committee

Affiliated Faculty

  • Amy Arnsten

    Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology; Member, Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University

    Research Interests
    • Aging
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Behavioral Sciences
    • Psychology, Child
    • Mental Health
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurosciences
    • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
    • Prefrontal Cortex
    • Cognitive Science
  • Joerg Bewersdorf

    Professor of Cell Biology and of Biomedical Engineering

    Research Interests
    • Cell Nucleus
    • Endoplasmic Reticulum
    • Microscopy, Fluorescence
    • Microscopy, Confocal
    • Cellular Structures
  • Hal Blumenfeld

    Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience and of Neurosurgery; Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

    Research Interests
    • Electrophysiology
    • Epilepsy
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Behavioral Research
    • Neuroimaging
  • Marvin M Chun

    Dean of Yale College, Richard M. Colgate Professor of Psychology and Professor of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Attention
    • Decision Making
    • Memory
    • Neurobiology
    • Perception
    • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Ralph DiLeone

    Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Feeding and Eating Disorders
    • Ethology
    • Neurobiology
    • Obesity
    • Psychiatry
    • Substance Abuse Detection
    • Natural History
    • Animal Nutrition Sciences
  • Michael Higley

    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
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurodegenerative Diseases
    • Microscopy, Fluorescence, Multiphoton
  • Tamas Horvath

    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
  • Anthony Koleske

    Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Biochemistry
    • Biophysics
    • Molecular Biology
    • Morphogenesis
    • Schizophrenia
    • Stress, Physiological
  • Michael Nitabach

    Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, of Genetics and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Behavior, Animal
    • Decision Making
    • Genetics
    • Ion Channels
    • Neuropeptides
    • Neurophysiology
    • Neurotoxins
    • Physiology
  • James Noonan

    Associate Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Biological Evolution
    • Embryonic and Fetal Development
    • Genetics
    • Genomics
    • Epigenomics
    • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Pasko Rakic

    Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Neurology

    Research Interests
    • Central Nervous System
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurology
    • Apoptosis
    • Cell Proliferation
  • Flora Vaccarino

    Harris Professor in the Child Study Center; Professor in the Department of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Central Nervous System Diseases
    • Mice, Inbred Strains
    • Mice, Transgenic
    • Neuroanatomy
    • Neurosciences
    • Patients
    • Regeneration
    • Developmental Biology
    • Living Donors
    • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • David Zenisek

    Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology, of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Cell Biology
    • Endocytosis
    • Exocytosis
    • Ophthalmology
    • Physiology
    • Presynaptic Terminals
    • Retinal Bipolar Cells