Stan Schein, M.D., Ph.D.


Professor, Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Member, Brain Research Institute
California NanoSystems Institute

Contact Information

Cell-phone Number: (310) 855-4769
Work Phone Number: (310) 825-0505

Office Address:

Department of Psychology
Franz Hall, Rm 8522
Mailcode 951563
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Schein S, Ngo IT, Huang TM, Klug K, Sterling P, Herr S   Cone synapses in macaque fovea: I. Two types of non-S cones are distinguished by numbers of contacts with OFF midget bipolar cells Vis Neurosci, 2011; 28(1): 3-16.
Hongrong Liu, Lei Jin, Sok Boon S. Koh, Ivo Atanasov, Stan Schein, Lily Wu, Z. Hong Zhou   Atomic Structure of Human Adenovirus by Cryo-EM Reveals Interactions Among Protein Networks Science, 2010; 329(5995): 1038-1043.
Zhang X, Boyce M, Bhattacharya B, Zhang X, Schein S, Roy P, Zhou ZH   Bluetongue virus coat protein VP2 contains sialic acid-binding domains, and VP5 resembles enveloped virus fusion proteins Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2010; 107(14): 6292-7.
Ge P, Tsao J, Schein S, Green TJ, Luo M, Zhou ZH   Cryo-EM model of the bullet-shaped vesicular stomatitis virus Science, 2010; 327(5966): 689-93.
Schein Stan, Friedrich Tara   A geometric constraint, the head-to-tail exclusion rule, may be the basis for the isolated-pentagon rule in fullerenes with more than 60 vertices Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2008; 105(49): 19142-7.
Stan Schein, Michelle Sands-Kidner, Tara Friedrich   The physical basis for the head-to-tail rule that excludes most fullerene cages from self assembly Biophysical J, 2008; 94: 938-957.
Schein, S. Sands-Kidner, M.   A geometric principle may guide self-assembly of fullerene cages from clathrin triskelia and from carbon atoms Biophysical Journal, 2008; 94(3): 958-976.
S Schein, KM Ahmad   Efficiency of synaptic transmission of single-photoreceptor to rod bipolar dendrite, Biophysical J, 2006; 91: 3257-3267.
S Schein, KM Ahmad   A clockwork hypothesis: Synaptic release by rod photoreceptors must be regular, Biophysical J, 2005; 89: 3931-3949.
Schein, S. Sterling, P. Ngo, I. T. Huang, T. M. Herr, S.   Evidence that each S cone in macaque fovea drives one narrow-field and several wide-field blue-yellow ganglion cells Journal of Neuroscience, 2004; 24(38): 8366-8378.
Ahmad, K. M. Klug, K. Herr, S. Sterling, P. Schein, S.   Cell density ratios in a foveal patch in macaque retina Visual Neuroscience, 2003; 20(2): 189-209.
AA Sadun, V Carelli, SR Salomao, A Berezovsky, PA Quiros, F Sadun, AM DeNegri, R Andrade, M Moraes, A Passos, P Kjaer, J Pereira, ML Valentino, S Schein, R Belfort   Extensive investigation of a large Brazilian pedigree of 11778/Haplogroup J Leber American Journal of Ophthalmology, 2003; 136(2): 231-238.
S Herr, KJ Klug, P Sterling, S Schein   Inner S-cone bipolar cells provide all of the central elements for S cones in macaque retina, J Comp Neurol, 2003; 457: 185-201.
K Klug, S Herr, IT Ngo, P Sterling, S Schein   Macaque retina contains an S-cone OFF midget pathway, J Neurosci, 2003; 23: 9881-9887.
K Migdale, S Herr, K Klug, K Ahmad, K Linberg, P Sterling, S Schein   Two ribbon synaptic units in rod photoreceptors of macaque, human, and cat, J Comp Neurol, 2003; 455: 100-112.
Herr, S. Klug, K. Sterling, P. Schein, S.   Inner S-cone bipolar cells provide all of the central elements for S cones in macaque retina Journal of Comparative Neurology, 2003; 457(2): 185-201.
Burris, C. Klug, K. Ngo, I. T. Sterling, P. Schein, S.   How Muller glial cells in macaque fovea coat and isolate the synaptic terminals of cone photoreceptors Journal of Comparative Neurology, 2002; 453(1): 100-111.
AA Sadun, V Carelli, SR Salomao, A Berezovsky, P Quiros, F Sadun, AM DeNegri, R Andrade, S Schein, R Belfort   A very large Brazilian pedigree with 11 778 Leber's hereditary optic, Trans Ant Ophthalmol Soc, 2002; 100: 169-77.
C Burris, K Klug, IT Ngo, P Sterling, S Schein   How Müller glial cells in macaque fovea coat and isolate the synaptic terminals of cone photoreceptors, J Comp Neurol, 2002; 453: 100-11.