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Senior Investigator

Barry B. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIMH
Building 10 Room 4N222
10 Center Drive MSC 1381
Bethesda MD 20892-1381
Office: (301) 496-4183

Fax: (301) 480-7795

Dr. Kaplan received his B.A. and M.S. degrees from Hofstra University and his Ph.D. degree in cellular and developmental biology from Cornell University. After completing postdoctoral training in molecular neurobiology at the Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, he joined the faculty of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology of the Cornell University Medical College. In 1983, he moved to the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he became Director of the Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics Program. In 1996, he relocated to the NIMH as Associate Director of Fellowship Training in the Division of Intramural Research. Dr. Kaplan's laboratory is studying the subcellular compartmentation of neuronal gene expression.

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  • Anthony Gioio
    Senior Research Assistant
    (301) 402-7897

  • Dana Jurkovicova, Ph.D.
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    (301) 402-8829

  • Zeno Scotto Lavina, Ph.D.
    Predoctoral Fellow
    (301) 402-8828

  • 1) Gioio AE, Eyman M, Zhang H, Scotto Lavina Z, Giuditta A, Kaplan BB. (2001)
  • Local Synthesis of Nuclear-Encoded Mitochondrial Proteins in the Presynaptic Nerve Terminal
  • Journal of Neuroscience Research, 64, 447-453
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