Anthony J Koleske PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural BiologyPrincipal Investigator

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramSignal TransductionNeurobiology: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience | Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: NeurobiologySignal Transduction

Research Interests

Neuronal morphogenesis and degeneration; Stress; Schizophrenia; Cell migration; Cancer; Metastasis; Adhesion receptors more...


  • B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1988
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993

Selected Publications

  • Warren, M.S., Gourley, S.L., Lin, Y.-C., Simpson, M.A., Taylor, J.R., Greer, C.A. and Koleske, A.J. (2012) Integrin ß1 signals through Arg to regulate postnatal dendritic arborization, synapse density, and behavior. J Neurosci. In press.
  • Gourley, S.L., Olevska, A., Warren, M.S., Taylor, J., and Koleske, A.J. (2012) Arg kinase regulates prefrontal dendritic spine refinement and cocaine-induced plasticity. J Neurosci. In press.
  • MacGrath, S.M. and Koleske, A.J. (2012) Cell Science at a glance: cortactin. J Cell Sci, In press.



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