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Phase III+: The University is open for expanded research operations; only authorized personnel will be admitted on campus. More info here.
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Phase III+: The University is open for expanded research operations; only authorized personnel will be admitted on campus. More info here.
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Phase III+: The University is open for expanded research operations; only authorized personnel will be admitted on campus. More info here.

People

Alipasha Vaziri
Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D.
Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute
Professor, Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics
Develops and applies new optical imaging techniques to create functional maps of neural circuits.
Mary Hatten
Mary E. Hatten, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute
Frederick P. Rose Professor, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology
Investigates mechanisms of neuronal differentiation and migration during embryonic development.

Steering Committee

Sofia Avritzer
Sofia Avritzer
Graduate Fellow, Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function
Agnik Dasgupta
Agnik Dasgupta, Ph.D.
Postdoctral Fellow, Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience
Olivia Goldman
Olivia Goldman
Graduate Fellow, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior
Fatma Ezgi Hacisuleyman
Ezgi Hacisuleyman, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-oncology
Nathaniel Heintz
Nathaniel Heintz, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
James and Marilyn Simons Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Investigates histological and functional aspects of the mammalian brain in health and disease.
Richard Lifton
Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D. (ex-officio)
President
Professor, Laboratory of Human Genetics and Genomics
Dr. Lifton has pioneered the use of genetics and genomics to understand fundamental mechanisms underlying human diseases, including cardiovascular disease, neoplasia, kidney disease, and osteoporosis.
Marcelo Magnasco
Marcelo O. Magnasco, Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience
Creates computational and mathematical models to describe neurophysiological systems and living organisms.
Gaby Maimon
Gaby Maimon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function
Studies the neural computations underlying behavior in Drosophila.
Alexander Paul
Alexander Paul, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior
Vanessa-Ruta
Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.
Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Professor, Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior
Investigates neural circuits that underlie innate and learned behaviors.
Peter Schade
Peter Schade
Graduate Fellow, Laboratory of Neural Systems and Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language
Sachin Sethi
Sachin Sethi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function
Sidney Strickland
Sidney Strickland, Ph.D. (ex-officio)
Zachary and Elizabeth M. Fisher Professor in Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disease, Patricia and John Rosenwald Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics
Investigates neurovascular dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease.
Han Tan image
Han Tan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
Andrea Terceros
Andrea Terceros
Graduate Fellow, Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition
Michael Young
Michael W. Young, Ph.D. (ex-officio)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor, Laboratory of Genetics
Investigates the genetic regulation of biological clocks that underlie many activities of living organisms.

Faculty Membership

C. David Allis, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics

Cori Bargmann, Ph.D.
Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior

Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Synthetic Embryology

Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases

Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-oncology

Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neural Systems

Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
Robin Chemers Neustein Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development

Charles D. Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neurobiology

Mary E. Hatten, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology

Nathaniel Heintz, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Biology

A. James Hudspeth, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience

Erich Jarvis, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language

Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior

Stanislas Leibler, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Living Matter

Roderick MacKinnon, M.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics

Marcelo O. Magnasco, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience

Gaby Maimon, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function

Daniel Mucida, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Mucosal Immunology

Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition

Charles M. Rice, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease

Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior

Timothy A. Ryan, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry of the Synapse, Weill Cornell Medicine

Thomas P. Sakmar, M.D.
Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Signal Transduction

Shai Shaham, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Developmental Genetics

Eric D. Siggia, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Hermann Steller, Ph.D.
Strang Laboratory of Apoptosis and Cancer Biology

Sidney Strickland, Ph.D.
Patricia and John Rosenwald Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics

Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics

Ekaterina V. Vinogradova, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Chemical Immunology and Proteomics

Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior

Michael W. Young, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Genetics

Li Zhao, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics

Any Rockefeller investigator interested in becoming a Kavli NSI member lab should contact Lindsey Cole, Kavli NSI administrator, at lcole@rockefeller.edu. All requests will be reviewed by the Kavli NSI Steering Committee.

 


On becoming a Kavli NSI member

Any Rockefeller investigator interested in becoming a Kavli NSI member lab should contact Lindsey Cole, Kavli NSI administrator, at lcole@rockefeller.edu. All requests will be reviewed by the Kavli NSI Steering Committee.


Contact

Kavli Neural Systems Institute
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue, Box 257
New York, NY 10065

Administrator:
Lindsey Cole