Steering Committee

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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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John Carlson, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Arthropod Vectors; Drosophila; Smell; Taste

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Sreeganga Chandra, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience

Associate Professor of MCDB

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Deputy Chair of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Neurology; Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses; Parkinson Disease; Synapses; Receptors, Presynaptic; Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Steve Chang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Amygdala; Neuropharmacology; Neurophysiology; Social Behavior; Prefrontal Cortex; Psychiatry and Psychology

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Michael Crair, PhD

William Ziegler III Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Basic Science Departments)

Research Interests

Brain; Cerebral Cortex; Child Development; Nervous System; Synaptic Transmission; Neuronal Plasticity; Neurosciences; Visual Cortex

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Ellen J. Hoffman, MD, PhD

Business Title Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Child Psychiatry; Genetics; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Neurosciences; Pharmacology; Zebrafish; Translational Medical Research

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Arthur Horwich, MD

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

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Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, of Comparative Medicine, of Genetics and of Psychiatry

Executive Director, Genome Editing Center

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Stephen Strittmatter, MD, PhD

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; Motor Neuron Disease; Regenerative Medicine

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Susumu Tomita, PhD

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and Neuroscience

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Brain; Electrophysiology; Molecular Biology; Synaptic Transmission; Physiology

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Flora Vaccarino, MD

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

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Patricia Pedersen

Associate Vice President/Corporate & Foundation Relations Science & Engineering Development

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Tammy Wu

Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Yale School of Medicine

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