Washington University in St. Louis

Engineering

Vitaly Klyachko

Assistant Professor
Biography
Professor Klyachko joined Washington University in St. Louis in 2008. He completed his postdoctoral training at the Salk Institute in La Jolla and has been previously on the faculty of the Department of Physiology and Neuroscience at New York University.
Research
Professor Klyachko's research is focused on synaptic function and plasticity with the goal of understanding how neural circuits analyze information in the brain. His work has important implications to neurological disorders such as mental retardation and Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Professor Klyachko has received many awards including The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Award in Neurosicences, a Jersey Rose Award in Neuroscience and an International Soros Science Foundation Award. His recent findings were in the top ten most read publications of all biological sciences as assessed by the Faculty of 1000.  
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Contact Vitaly Klyachko
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 8228
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130
Office Whitaker Hall
Phone (314) 362-5517
Fax (314) 935-7448
Email klyachko@wustl.edu
Other Appt. Cell Biology & Physiology, Neurobiology

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Education
PhD, Biophysics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
MS/BS, Biophysics/Physics, Moscow State University, 1998
 
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