Antonio J. Giraldez, PhD

Professor of Genetics; Member of the Yale Cancer Center; Member of the Stem Cell Center; Director of Graduate Studies

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Gene Regulation and Functional Genomics


Office of Student Research

Small RNAs in Development

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Genetics

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


Antonio studied Chemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Cadiz and the University Autonoma of Madrid. During undergraduate, he worked with Gines Morata at the CBM in Madrid. Antonio did his PhD with Stephen Cohen at the EMBL (Heidelberg) (1998-2002) and a post-doc with Alex Schier at the Skirball Institute (NYU) and Harvard (2003-2006). Antonio is currently an Assistant Professor in the Genetics Department at Yale University (2007- ).

Education & Training

PhD European Molecular Biology Laboratorium (EMBL) (2002)
BS University Autonoma of Madrid (1998)
Post.Doc. Harvard University, MA.
Post.Doc. Skirball. New York University, School of Medicine.N.Y

Honors & Recognition

  • John Kendrew Young investigator Award EMBL, Heidelberg (2007)

  • Pew Scholar in Biomedical SciencesPew foundation (2008)

  • NYAS Blavatnik Young Investigator Award (Finalist)New York Accademy of Sciences (2007)

  • Lois E. and Franklin H. Top, Jr., Yale Scholar AwardYale University (2007)

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Contact Info

Antonio J. Giraldez, PhD
Office Location
Sterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
333 Cedar Street, Ste Suite 142 A

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Department of GeneticsPO Box 208005
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8005

Curriculum Vitae

Giraldez' publications from Pubmed