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Daniel Yaeger

  • Portland Campus

    • Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology School of Medicine

Daniel is a National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics and Computational Biomedicine. He obtained his undergraduate training in exercise physiology at Willamette University and graduate training in neurophysiology at Oregon Health & Science University. Daniel’s research interests include open source software development, biological signal processing, and machine learning.

Areas of interest

  • Biological signal processing
  • Open source software
  • Machine learning
  • Neuroscience


  • B.A., Willamette University, Salem Oregon United States 2007
  • Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon United States 2015

Honors and awards

  • National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders F31 Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Scholar Award


  • Yaeger DB, Coddington EJ. (2018) Calcium-induced calcium release activates spontaneous miniature outward currents in newt meduliary reticular formation neurons. J Neurophysiol., 120(6): 3140-54.

  • Gayet-Primo J, Yaeger DB, Khanjian R, Puthussery T. (2018) Heteromeric Kv2/Kv8.2 channels mediate delayed rectifier potassium currents in primate photoreceptors. J Neurosci. 38(14):3414-3427.

  • Yaeger DB, Trussell LO. (2016) Auditory Golgi cells are interconnected predominantly by electrical synapses. J Neurophysiol 116(2): 540-51.

  • Yaeger DB, Trussell LO. (2015) Single granule cells excite Golgi cells and evoke feedback inhibition in the cochlear nucleus. J Neurosci 35(11): 4741-50.

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