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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
  • Jessica Cardin

    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Autistic Disorder
    • Cerebral Cortex
    • Electrophysiology
    • Epilepsy
    • Interneurons
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurosciences
    • Schizophrenia
  • 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
  • Michael Crair

    Vice Provost for Research and William Ziegler III Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Vice Provost for Research, Office of the Provost

    Research Interests
    • Brain
    • Cerebral Cortex
    • Child Development
    • Nervous System
    • Synaptic Transmission
    • Neuronal Plasticity
    • Neurosciences
    • Visual Cortex
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arthur Horwich

    Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics; Investigator HHMI

    Research Interests
    • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Genetics
    • Motor Neurons
    • Neurosciences
    • Pediatrics
    • Superoxide Dismutase
    • Protein Folding
    • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • 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
  • Nenad Sestan

    Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neuroscience, and Professor of Comparative Medicine, of Genetics and of Psychiatry; Executive Director, Genome Editing Center

  • Stephen Strittmatter

    Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair; Director, Memory Disorders Clinic; Director, Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

    Research Interests
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Axons
    • Dementia
    • Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Regenerative Medicine
    • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Susumu Tomita

    Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Biochemistry
    • Brain
    • Electrophysiology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Synaptic Transmission
    • Physiology
  • 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