People

Troy Littleton, M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Research Interests: 

Neurotransmitter Release, Retrograde Signaling, Synaptic Plasticity

Charles Moss

Senior Administrative Assistant

Dina Volfson

Lab Manager

Research Interests: 

Biosensor development and neurotransmitter release

Research Scientists

Suresh Kumar Jetti, Ph.D.

Research Interests: 

Synapse Diversity, Ion Channels and Aging Neurobiology

Yulia Akbergenova, Ph.D.

Research Interests: 

Imaging of Active Zone Development and Release Mechanisms

Zhuo Guan, Ph.D.

Research Interests: 

Synaptotagmin Regulation of Neurotransmitter Release

Graduate Students

Andrés Crane

Research Interests:

Molecular determinants of synaptic and neuronal identity/functional properties

Elizabeth Brija

Research Interests:

Regulation of synaptic function and structure by RNA editing of Complexin

Karen Leopold Cunningham

Research Interests:

Regulation of calcium channel trafficking and accumulation at active zones

Ellen J. Guss (Hill)

Research Interests:

Development and maintenance of synapses

Morale Technicians

Gracie

Research Interests:

Where is Troy?

Katie

Research Interests:

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