Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research


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Vanderbilt University
465 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
615-936-1898
For more information,
please contact Denise Malone.



Conte Center Resources

The Vanderbilt Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research supports 5 primary core facilities. These include one administrative and four scientific cores:


Administrative Core
Core Director: Randy Blakely
Core Co-Director: Mark Wallace
Core Administrator: Mary Michael-Woolman
Conte Program Manager: Denise Malone

Bioanalytical Core
Core Director: Ariel Deutch
Core Co-Director: Paul Gresch
Neurochemistry Core Manager: Ray Johnson
Core Research Assistant: Katia Belova

Molecular Neuroanatomy Core
Core Director: Pat Levitt
Core Co-Director: Juli Wu
Core Research Assistant: Anddre Valdivia


Physiology and Behavior Core
Core Director: Douglas McMahon
Core Co-Director: Gregg Stanwood
Core Research Assistant: Tommy Saborido

Bioinformatics Core
Core Director: Bing Zhang
Core Staff: Lily Wang
Core Staff: Jing Zhu