Steering Committee

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Jessica A Cardin, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Cerebral Cortex; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Interneurons; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Schizophrenia

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John R Carlson, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Arthropod Vectors; Drosophila; Smell; Taste

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Sreeganga S 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 C 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

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Research Interests

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

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Arthur L 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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Daeyeol Lee, PhD

Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Appetitive Behavior; Basal Ganglia; Behavior, Animal; Impulsive Behavior; Neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Parietal Lobe; Risk-Taking; Prefrontal Cortex

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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 M 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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Patricia E Pedersen

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

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