Christopher Potter, PhD
Dr. Chris Potter is an assistant professor of neuroscience in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on how the brain processes olfactory information. His team is engaged in characterizing the anatomy, development and function of neurons required for olfactory behaviors in the vinegar fly Drosophila melanogaster.
Dr. Potter received his undergraduate degree with honors in molecular and cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley. He earned his Ph.D. from Yale University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Potter joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2010.
His work has been recognized with various awards, including a research grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.