Anne Elizabeth West

Anne Elizabeth West
Associate Professor of Neurobiology
CMB - Neurobiology
DSCB - Neural Development
Campus mail: Box 3209, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-1909

The long term goal of our laboratory is to understand at a cellular/molecular level how neuronal activity regulates the formation and maturation of synapses during brain development, and ultimately to use genetic model systems to understand how defects in this developmental process lead to cognitive dysfunction.

Education and Training

  • Cornell University, B.A. 1989
  • Harvard University , M.D. 1998
  • Harvard University , Ph.D. 1998