Perspectives: Mark Ellisman, PhD

Headshot of Mark Ellisman

Event Date

Center for Neuroscience, Room 113

Mark Ellisman, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego. He is the founding director of the UCSD Center for Research in Biological Systems and the director of the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research.

Dr. Ellisman's research promotes the development and application of advanced imaging technologies to obtain new information about cell structure and function, structural correlates of nerve impulse conduction and axonal transport, cellular interactions during nervous system regeneration, cellular mechanisms regulating transient changes in cytoplasmic calcium, and aging in the central nervous system.