Kay M. Tye, PhD

Kay M. Tye, PhD

Professor at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

2014 NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Alumna

PhD, University of California, San Francisco

Postdoctoral Training, Stanford University


Dr. Tye is the Wylie Vale Professor at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where her lab focuses on understanding how the brain processes the differences between positive and negative stimuli, and leveraging cutting-edge techniques to reprogram neural circuits to induce long lasting changes in behavior. She completed her postdoctoral training at Stanford University, and started her independent laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology before moving to Salk.

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