Craig Harrison Bailey, PhD

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Dr. Bailey's career highlights include the following:

1969 NSF Summer Traineeship

1969-72 Chester W. Kingsley Memorial Fellowship

1972-73 Katherine Comstock Thorne Fellowship

1973-75 MDAA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

1974-75 Biomedical Image and Image Processing Resource, Biotechnology Resources Branch, Division of Research Resources, NIH funds for research of HVEM Resource, University of Colorado

1975-77 NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Neurobiology & Behavior, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

1979-81 NSF BNS7824476; Cellular Approach to Neurobiology of Aging; P.I.

1980-85 Irma T. Hirschl Career Scientist Award

1982-85 NIH MH35729; Cellular Basis of Age-Impaired Learning and Memory, P.I.

1983-85 Office of Naval Research N00014-83; Molecular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory; Co-P.I., Morphological Scope

1988-91 Development Award from the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience

1981-97 NIH GM32099; Cellular Analysis of Behavior, Co-P.I. of Neuromorphology Scope

1982- 2006 NIH MH37134; Morphological Basis of Synaptic Plasticity; P.I.

2008-2010 Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, Investigator Award; The Role of Wild-Type and Autism-Linked Mutant Forms of Neuroligin in Activity-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity; Co-P.I.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neuroscience (in Psychiatry)


  • Male


Selected Publications

  • Bailey, C.H., Kandel, E.R., Si, K. and Choi, Y-B. (2005). Toward a molecular biology of learning-related synaptic growth in Aplysia. Cellscience Reviews 2, 27-57.
  • Hawkins, R.D., Kandel, E.R. and Bailey, C.H. (2006). Molecular mechanisms of memory storage in Aplysia. Biol. Bull. 210, 174-191.
  • Bailey, C.H. and Kandel, E.R. (2008). Synaptic remodeling, synaptic growth and the storage of long-term memory in Aplysia. In: W. Sossin, J.- C. Lacaille, V.F. Castellucci and S. Belleville (eds), The Essence of Memory, Progress in Brain Research, Elsevier Press, 169: 179-198.
  • Miniaci, M.C., Kim, J-H., Puthanveettil, S.V., Si, K., Zhu, H., Kandel, E.R., and Bailey, C.H. (2008). Sustained CPEB-dependent local protein synthesis is required to stabilize synaptic growth for persistence of long-term facilitation in Aplysia. Neuron 59, 1024-1036.
  • Bailey, C.H. and Kandel, E.R. (2008). Activity-dependent remodeling of presynaptic boutons. In: L. Squire (ed), New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Elsevier Press, 67-74.
  • Bailey, C.H., Barco, A., Hawkins, R.D. and Kandel, E.R. (2008). Molecular studies of learning and memory in Aplysia and the hippocampus: a comparative analysis of implicit and explicit memory storage. In: J. H. Byrne (ed), Learning and Memory:A Comprehensive Reference, Volume 4: Molecular Mechanisms of Memory, Elsevier Press:11-29.
  • Li, H-L., Huang, B.S.,Vishwasrao, H., Sutedja, N., Chen, W., Jin, I., Hawkins, R.D., Bailey, C.H., and Kandel, E.R. (2009). Dscam mediates remodeling of glutamate receptors in Aplysia during de novo and learning-related synapse formation. Neuron, 61: 527-540.
  • Bailey CH, Kandel ER: Synaptic and cellular basis of learning. (2009). In: JT Cacioppo and GG Berntson (eds), Handbook of Neuroscience for Behavioral Sciences, John Wiley and Sons, Chapter 27: 528-551.
  • Jung SY, Kim J, Kwon OB, Jung JH, An K, Jeong AY, Lee CJ, Choi Y-B, Bailey CH, Kandel ER, Kim J-H. (2010). Input-Specific Synaptic Plasticity in the Amygdala is Regulated by Neuroligin-1 via Postsynaptic NMDA Receptors Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., USA,107(10): 4710-4715.
  • Hawkins RD, Bailey CH, Kandel ER. (2010). The neuronal circuit for simple forms of learning in Aplysia. In: G M Shepherd and S Grillner (eds), Handbook of Brain Microcircuits, Oxford University Press, Chapter 52: 485-502.
  • Jung, S.Y., Kim, J., Kwon, O.B., Jung, J.H., An, K., Jeong, A.Y., Lee, C.J., Choi, Y-B, Bailey, C.H., Kandel, E.R. and Kim, J-H. (2010) Input-specific synaptic plasticity in the amygdala is regulated by neuroligin-1 via postsynaptic NMDA receptors. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., USA., 107 (10): 4710- 4715.
  • Choi, Y.-B., Li, H.-L., Kassabov, S.R., Jin, I., Puthanveettil, S.V., Karl, K.A., Lu, Y., Kim, J.- H., Bailey, C.H.,and Kandel, E.R. (2011) Neurexin-Neuroligin trans-synaptic interaction mediates learning-related synaptic remodeling and long-term facilitation in Aplysia. Neuron, 70: 1-14.
  • Lee, S-H, Kwak, C., Shim, J.,Kim, Choi, S-L, Kim, H.F., D-J, Jang, D-J, Lee, J-A, Lee, K., Lee, C-H, Lee,Y-D, Miniaci, M.C., Bailey, C.H., Kandel, E.R. and B-K, Kaang. (2012) A cellular model of memory reconsolidation involves reactivation-induced destabilization and restabilization at the sensorimotor synapse in Aplysia. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., USA., 109 (35): 14200- 14205.
  • Lee, S-H, Shim, J., Choi, S-L, Lee, N., Lee, C-H, Bailey, C.H., Kandel, E.R., Jang, D-J, and Kaang, B-K. (2012) Learning-related synaptic growth mediated by internalization of Aplysia cell adhesion molecule is controlled by membrane phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate synthetic pathway. J. Neuroscience, 32 (46): 16296-16305.
  • Kassabov, S.R., Choi , Y-B, Karl , K.A. Vishwasrao, H.D., Bailey, C.H. and Kandel, E.R. (2013) A single Aplysia neurotrophin mediates synaptic facilitation via differentially processed isoforms secreted as mature or precursor forms. Cell Reports, 3: 1-15.
  • Bailey, C.H., Kandel, E.R., and Harris, K.M., (2015) Structural components of synaptic plasticity and memory consolidation. In: Mayford, Y. Dudai and E.Kandel (eds), Learning and Memory Cold Spring Harbor Press, Chapter 10: (in press).