Faculty

Investigators

As an organized research unit within the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute (ZNI) is home to a broad range of scientists pursuing research across disciplines. Home departments range from Cell & Neurobiology, Physiology & Biophysics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology to Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences. All share a common interest in studying the genetic basis of neurological disease and behavioral disorders.

Alexandre Bonnin PhD
Assistant Professor
Cell & Neurobiology

 

 

Daniel B. Campbell PhD
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences

 

 

Karen Chang PhD
Assistant Professor
Cell & Neurobiology

 

 

Jeannie Chen PhD
Professor
Cell & Neurobiology

 

 

Robert H. Chow MD PhD
Associate Professor
Physiology & Biophysics

 

 

Marcelo Coba PhD
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences

 

 

David V. Conti PhD
Associate Professor
Preventive Medicine

 

 

Hong-Wei Dong PhD
Associate Professor
Neurology Institute for Neuro Imaging

 

 

Greg Field PhD
Assistant Professor
Cell & Neurobiology

 

 

Rick A Friedman MD Phd
Professor
Otolaryngology

 

 

Radha Kalluri PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Otolaryngology

 

 

James A. Knowles MD PhD
Professor
Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences

 

 

Ralf Langen PhD
Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

 

 

Takahiro Ohyama PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Otolaryngology

 

 

Carlos Pato MD PhD
Professor & Chair
Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences

 

 

Michele Pato MD
Professor
Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences

 

 

Janos Peti-Peterdi MD PhD
Professor
Physiology & Biophysics

 

 

Derek Sieburth PhD
Associate Professor
Cell & Neurobiology

 

 

Ansgar Siemer PhD
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

 

 

Huizhong W. Tao PhD
Associate Professor
Cell & Neurobiology

 

 

Terrence Town PhD
Professor
Physiology & Biophysics

 

 

Tobias S. Ulmer PhD
Associate Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

 

 

Kai Wang PhD
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences

 

 

Li Zhang PhD
Associate Professor
Physiology & Biophysics

 

 

Berislav Zlokovic MD PhD
Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
Professor and Chair, Physiology & Biophysics

 

 

University of Southern California