Dr. Candace Bichsel

Managing Director

Candace Bichsel completed her doctoral studies in molecular genetics and microbiology at the University of Florida, where her research focused on developing technologies to alter cell fate. Her postdoctoral studies with Nenad Sestan at Yale University utilized stem cell-based models to interrogate neurodevelopmental disorders. As Managing Director of the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience and Director of Communications for the Department of Neuroscience, Candace develops research initiatives to foster innovative cross-disciplinary neuroscience in support of the Kavli and Neuroscience communities, and translates these scientific advances to broader audiences.