Alex Chesler
Postdoctoral Fellow

2007 - current Postdoc, Department of Physiology, UCSF; Advisor: Prof. David J. Julius
2005-2007 Postdoc, Biological Sciences Columbia University, NY, USA.
1998-2005 Ph.D., Biological Sciences Columbia University, NY, USA.
1992-1995 B.A., Bard College
Annadale, NY USA.


Elena O. Gracheva, Nicolas T. Ingolia, Yvonne M. Kelly, Julio F. Cordero-Morales, Gunther Hollopeter, Alexander T. Chesler, Elda E. Sánchez, John C. Perez, Jonathan S. Weissman, and David Julius (2010) Molecular Basis of Infrared Detection by Snakes. Nature 464(7291): 1006–1011.

Le Pichon CE, Valley MT, Polymenidou M, Chesler AT, Sagdullaev BT, Aguzzi A, Firestein S. (2009) Olfactory behavior and physiology are disrupted in prion protein knockout mice. Nat Neurosci. 2009 Jan;12(1):60-9. Epub 2008 Dec 21.

Chesler A and Firestein S. (2008) Neuroscience: current views on odour receptors. Nature. Apr 24;452(7190):944.

Chesler AT, Le Pichon CE, Brann JH, Araneda RC, Zou DJ, Firestein S. (2008) Selective gene expression by postnatal electroporation during olfactory interneuron neurogenesis. PLoS ONE. Jan 30;3(1):e1517.

Zou DJ, Chesler AT, Le Pichon CE, Kuznetsov A, Pei X, Hwang EL, Firestein S. (2007) Absence of adenylyl cyclase 3 perturbs peripheral olfactory projections in mice. J Neurosci. Jun 20;27(25):6675-83.

Peterlin Z, Chesler A, Firestein S. (2007) A painful trp can be a bonding experience. Neuron. Mar 1;53(5):635-8.

Chesler AT, Zou DJ, Le Pichon CE, Peterlin ZA, Matthews GA, Pei X, Miller MC, Firestein S. (2007) A G protein/cAMP signal cascade is required for axonal convergence into olfactory glomeruli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 16;104(3):1039-44. Epub 2007 Jan 10.

Araneda RC, Peterlin Z, Zhang X, Chesler A, Firestein S. (2004) A pharmacological profile of the aldehyde receptor repertoire in rat olfactory epithelium. J Physiol. Mar 16;555(Pt 3):743-56. Epub 2004 Jan 14.

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