Renata Batista-Brito, Ph.D.

Former Ph.D. Student

Renata Batista-Brito

Current Position

Postdoctoral Fellow, Jessica Cardin Lab
Neurobiology, Yale School of Medicine



Contact Information

Education and Training


  • 2011: Ph.D. in Developmental Biology Program at NYU School of Medicine, USA; Graduate Gulbenkian program on Biomedicine, Portugal
  • 2003: M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Paris VII University, Paris; France and Porto University, Porto, Portugal
  • 2001: B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Porto University, Porto, Portugal

Previous Work

  • Developmental transcriptional program in cortical interneuron subtype specification.
  • Role of interneurons in network communication.
  • Developmental basis of neurological disorders.