Tuesday, March 23, 2021

200-3:00 p.m. ET

Online Presentation via Zoom


Dr. Kirill Martemyanov


Kirill Martemyanov, Ph.D.


Dr. Kirill Martemyanov is the Chair of the Neuroscience Department and Professor on Scripps Florida campus overseeing the broad range of research activities in the area. He was born and raised in Russia where he obtained his primary education followed by completion of the fellowship training at the Harvard Medical School. Prior to his position at Scripps he worked in a variety of academic organizations including clinical department at a hospital (Massachusetts Eye and Ear) and in pharmacology at a large state school (University of MN). He is an author of well over 100 publications and patents cited thousands of times. Dr. Martemyanov and well recognized for his contributions to understanding brain function, addiction and vision.  He won a number of prestigious awards including Cogan Award in vision research, Abel Award in pharmacology and Independent Scientist Award from NIH.  He directs a large and productive research laboratory here at Scripps well-funded for by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. He is an active consultant for companies and government agencies. Dr. Martemyanov is also a highly sought after speaker traveling across the world to give about a dozen lectures each year. 

mouse retina

A mouse retina with photoreceptor synapses stained in green and cells they connect to (ON-bipolar neurons) stained in red. Blue shows cellular nuclei. Courtesy of Kirill Martemyanov, The Scripps Research Institute, Florida Campus.


Amberlynn Reed
NEI Office of Regenerative Medicine
Last updated: February 17, 2021