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Principal Investigator

David Kleinfeld, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor


Contact Information

dk@physics.ucsd.edu
 
Office (7202 Urey Hall): 858-822-0342
 
Lab (7108 Urey Hall): 858-534-3562
 
Fax: 858-534-7697


Curriculum Vitae

Education

1984
 

1984
 
 
 
 

1977
 

1976

The Neurobiology Summer School, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole.

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University of California at San Diego. Dissertation: On the Dynamics of Electron Transfer in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers (with Prof. George Feher).

Master of Science, Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (High Honors), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Senior Thesis: Growth of Ionization Tracts in Pulsed Microwave Fields.


Academic Positions

2014- ...

2014-19
 

2014- ...
 

2011-

2008- ...
 
 

1998- ...

1997- ...
 

1996-98

1984
 

1977-79,
1981-84

Distinguished Professor, UCSD.

Experimental Biophysics Endowed Chair, UCSD.

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering (adjunct), UCSD.

Professor of Neurobiology (courtesy), UCSD.

Senior Fellow, Crick-Jacobs Center for Theoretical & Computational Biology, Salk Institute, La Jolla

Professor of Physics, UCSD.

Affiliated Faculty, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, UCSD.

Associate Professor of Physics, UCSD.

Postgraduate Research Physicist, Department of Physics, UCSD.

Research Assistant, Department of Physics, UCSD.


Industrial Positions

1986-95
 

1985
 

1974

Member of the Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.

Postdoctoral Member of the Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Intern, Accelerator Division, Argonne National Laboratories.


Professional Activities

2013
 
 

2013
 
 
 
 

2013
 
 
 
 

2012
 

2011
 
 

2011
 
 
 

2011-14
 

2011
 
 
 

2010
 
 
 

2010
 
 

2010-11
 
 
 

2010
 
 
 

2009-14
 
 
 
 
 
 

2008
 
 

2007
 

2007-11
 

2007-12
 
   

2007
 

2006
 
 
 
 

2004-14
 

2004
 
 

2003
 
 

2003
 

2003, 04, 08-14
 
 
2003
 

2003-07
 
 
 
 
 

2003
 
 
 

2002-06
 
 
 

2002
 
 

2001
 
 
 
 

2001
 
 
 
 

1998-02,
08,11,13
 

1997-00
 
 

1993-97
 
 
 

1993
 

1990, 02,
12

1988, 94
 

1986,92,
97,01,03,
04, 08,10,
11,14,15.

Visiting Faculty, "Vasculata", North American Vascular Biology Organization training camp, San Diego.

Scientific program committee, “Sensory Systems and Coding” (with Profs. Brent Doiron, Adrienne Fairhall and John Rinzel), Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University.

Co-Organizer, "The Neural Basis of Vibrissa-Based Tactile Sensation" (with Profs. Alison Barth, Mitra Hartmann and Dr. Karel Svoboda), HHMI Janelia Farm Research Center, VA.

Visiting Faculty, Frontiers in Neurophotonics Summer School, Quebec City.

Minisymposium Organizer (with Dr. Bert Sakmann), Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, DC.

Session chair, "Biophysics of Neural Circuits and Synapses" (with Profs. Guo-Qiang Bi and H. Benjamin Peng), 17th International Biophysics Congress, Beijing, China.

Advisory Panel, Computational Neuroscience Training Program, University of Washington.

Co-Organizer, "Two-photon microscopy: The next 6x1023 femtoseconds" (with Drs. Na Ji and Karel Svoboda), HHMI Janelia Farms Research Center, VA.

Co-Director, "Emerging Techniques in Neuroscience" Research Program (with Prof. Adrienne Fairhall and Dr. Fred Wolf), The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB.

Session chair, "Active Sensing", Gordon Research Conference on Sensory Coding and the Natural Environment, Bates College, ME.

Visiting Faculty, "Circuit and Molecular Architecture of the Vertebrate Brain" Summer Workshop, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY.

Co-Organizer, "The Neural Basis of Vibrissa-Based Tactile Sensation" (with Prof. Mitra Hartmann and Dr. Karel Svoboda), HHMI Janelia Farms Research Center, VA.

Member, International Steering Committee (with Profs. Larry Abbott, Richard Axel, Gerald Fishback, Nancy Kanwisher, Bert Sakmann, Joshua Sanes and Noam Sobel), Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Faculty, Society for Neuroscience Short Course on "Neural Signal Processing: Quantitative Analysis of Neural Activity", DC.

Visiting faculty, “Fifth Summer School on Computational Neuroscience”, Goettingen.

Standing member, Sensorimotor Integration (SMI) study section, NIH CSR.

Co-Director (with Dr. Partha Mitra), "Neuroinformatics Summer School", Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Symposium Organizer, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Co-Organizer, "Dynamical Neuroscience XIV", National Institute for Mental Health Satellite Symposium, (with Drs. Dennis Glanzman and Partha Mitra and Profs. Emery Brown and Rob Kass), Atlanta Convention Center.

Founding Member and Program Committee, "The Barrels Society"

Program Committee, "Optical Techniques in Neuroscience", OSA Topical Meeting, Miami Beach, FL.

Symposium Organizer, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Steering Committee, "Bio Conference II", American Physical Society, San Diego, CA.

Visiting Faculty, "Methods in Computational Neuroscience" Summer School, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Visiting Lecturer, Summer School in Theoretical Physics, Les Houches, France.

Co-Instructor, "Imaging Structure & Function in the Nervous System" Summer School (with Profs. Fritjof Helmchen, Timothy Murphy, Martin Oheim, Florian Engert, Mark Huebener and Jack Waters), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY.

Program Committee, Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast Lasers V, Photonics West, San Jose Convention Center, CA.

Visiting Faculty and Co-Founder (with Prof. Emery Brown and Dr. Partha Mitra), "Neuroinformatics Summer School", Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Visiting Scientist and Member of the External Advisory Committee, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University.

Co-Organizer, "Dynamical Neuroscience IX", National Institute for Mental Health Satellite Symposium, (with Dr. Dennis Glanzman and Profs. Sebastian Seung and Misha Tsodyks), San Diego Convention Center.

Co-Director, "Dynamics of Neural Networks: From Biophysics to Behavior" Research Program (with Profs. Sebastian Seung and Misha Tsodyks), The Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB.

Visiting Faculty, "Imaging Structure & Function in the Nervous System", Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY.

Co-Organizer, "Analysis of Neural Data" Work Group (with Dr. Partha Mitra), Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Co-Director, "Methods in Computational Neuroscience" Summer School, (with Prof. David Tank), Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Board of Scientific Advisors, Reuben H. Fleet Space and Science Museum, San Diego, CA.

Visiting Scientist, The Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, CO.

Visiting Scientist, The Racah Institute for Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Visiting Scientist, The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB.



 
 
 
 
 
 

Date Modified: 06/2014

David Kleinfeld, PhD
Physics Department
UC San Diego
dk@physics.ucsd.edu