Edward Callaway

Professor

Systems Neurobiology Laboratory

Audrey Geisel Chair in Biomedical Science

Edward Callaway
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Salk scientists lead $25 million initiative to develop atlas of brain cell types

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute scientists will lead a multimillion-dollar, five-year initiative to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain by systematically identifying and cataloging cell types across the mammalian brain, the …


Salk teams part of new effort to advance understanding of brain structure

LA JOLLA—Two Salk neuroscience labs are part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) effort to better understand the brain. Salk Professors Terrence Sejnowski and Ed Callaway are each collaborators in …


Improved brain mapping tool 20 times more powerful than previous version

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute scientists have developed a new reagent to map the brain’s complex network of connections that is 20 times more efficient than their previous version. This tool improves …


Salk scientists discover the function and connections of three cell types in the brain

LA JOLLA—How the brain functions is still a black box: scientists aren’t even sure how many kinds of nerve cells exist in the brain. To know how the brain works, …


New grant will fund collaborative effort to build reproducible assays to model autism

LA JOLLA-The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $13 million grant over five years to develop and disseminate new stem cell-based technologies and assays for studying autism spectrum disorder …


High-resolution mapping technique uncovers underlying circuit architecture of the brain

LA JOLLA, CA—The power of the brain lies in its trillions of intercellular connections, called synapses that together form complex neural “networks.” While neuroscientists have long sought to map these …


Salk faculty members honored as recipients of new endowed chairs

LA JOLLA,CA—The Salk Institute announced today that professors Edward M. Callaway and Joseph Noel have been appointed to endowed chairs in acknowledgment of their outstanding contributions and dedication to scientific …


Salk scientist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

LA JOLLA, CA—Salk researcher Edward M. Callaway, a professor in the Systems Neurobiology Laboratories has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Callaway shares …


Salk scientists map the frontiers of vision

LA JOLLA, CA—There’s a 3-D world in our brains. It’s a landscape that mimics the outside world, where the objects we see exist as collections of neural circuits and electrical …


Edward M. Callaway named 2010 AAAS Fellow

LA JOLLA, CA—Salk researcher Edward M. Callaway, a professor in the Systems Neurobiology Laboratories has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow for his “distinguished research on the organization and …


Gatsby Charitable Foundation awards $4 million to Salk-UC San Diego consortium to study brain circuitry

LA JOLLA—A new consortium of four research teams from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California, San Diego has been selected by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, …


Deconstructing brain wiring, one neuron at a time

La Jolla, CA – Researchers have long said they won’t be able to understand the brain until they can put together a “wiring diagram” – a …


Two Salk researchers win McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award

La Jolla, CA – Dr. Richard J. Krauzlis and Dr. Edward M. Callaway have been selected for the McKnight Technological Innovations in Neurosciences Award. The awards support scientists …


Neuroscientists create technique to rapidly switch neurons off and on to study function

La Jolla, CA – Using molecules involved in insect molting, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have created a laboratory method that can quickly turn …


Salk research challenges concept that motion perception is all black and white

La Jolla, CA – Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a neural circuit that is likely to play an important role in …


Brain Circuitry More Precise Than Suspected

La Jolla, CA – A hallmark of brain organization is that nerve cells (neurons) with similar function are grouped together. But Salk Institute for Biological Studies research published in Nature …


Education

BS, Biology, Stanford University
PhD, California Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University


Awards & Honors

  • 2013, Krieg Cortical Discoverer Award
  • 2012, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011, Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2006, McKnight Technological Innovations in Neurosciences Award
  • 1993-96, Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fellow
  • 1992-94, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow