Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology; Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Departments & Organizations

Cell Biology

Immunology and Immunotherapy

LCME Governance & Administration Subcommittee

Microbial Pathogenesis

Molecular Virology

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology: Bacteria | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Pathogen-Cell Interactions

Education & Training

PhD Cornell University (1986)
DVM Universidad Nacional de la Plata (1980)
Postdoctoral fellow Washington University

Honors & Recognition

  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, USANational Academy of Sciences, USA (2013)

  • Robert Koch PrizeRobert Koch Foundation (2011)

  • Member, German Academy of Sciences LeopoldinaNational German Academy Leopoldina (2009)

  • Highly cited researcher in MicrobiologyISI Thomson Reuter (2009)

  • Senior Scholar Award in Global Infectious DiseasesEllison Medical Foundation (2004)

  • MemberAmerican Academy of Microbiology (2003)

  • Hans-Sigrist PrizeHans-Sigrist-Foundation, Berne, Switzerland (2002)

  • MERIT AwardNational Institutes of Health (2000)

  • Established InvestigatorAmerican Heart Association (1994)

  • Searle-Chicago Community Trust ScholarSearle-Chicago Community Trust (1991)

  • Sinsheimer Scholar in the Biomedical SciencesSinsheimer Foundation (1991)

  • Pew Scholar in the Biomedical SciencesPew Foundation (1990)

Professional Service

  • Study Section USDA (1993)

  • Bacterial Genetics and Physiology Study Section NIH (1996 - 1998)

  • Bacteriology and Mycology Study Section NIH (1998 - 2002)

  • Editorial Board Infection & Immunity (1994 - 2000)

  • Editorial Board Journal of Bacteriology (1997)

  • Editorial Board Cellular Microbiology (1999)

  • Editorial Board Biomed Central (2000)

  • Scientific Advisory Board Searle Scholars Program (2000 - 2005)

  • Editorial Board Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews (2002 - 2006)

  • Scientific Review Board Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2002)

  • Scientific Advisory Board Searle Scholars Program (2003 - 2005)

  • Scientific Advisory Board Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2004 - 2009)

  • Editorial Board PLoS Pathogens (2005)

  • Editorial Board Cell Host & Microbe (2006)

  • Elli Lilly Award Selection Committee American Society for Microbiology (2006)

  • Scientific Advisory Board Pew Scholars Program (2008)

  • Gordon Conference on Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction Gordon Conferences (2003)

  • Banbury Conference on Microbial Pathogenesis Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories (2001)

  • Gordon Conference on Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction Gordon Conferences (2001)

  • Symposium: Mechanisms of Salmonella pathogenesis, Dallas American Society for Microbiology (1994)

  • Colloquium: Type III Protein Secretion and Bacterial Pathogenesis, New Orleans American Society for Microbiology (1996)

  • Symposium: Pathogen invasion. Washington D. C. American Society for Cell Biology (1997)

  • Conference on Common Themes on Bacterial Transporters Fallen Leaf Conferences (1998)

  • Organizing Committee Annual Meeting American Society for Cell Biology (2000)

International Activity

  • Advisory Board Switzerland (2013)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Zwitzerland.

  • Advisory Board Chile (2013)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Millenium Science Initiative, Gobierno de Chile.

  • Advisory Board Switzerland (2010)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Global Health Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

  • Advisory Board Vienna, Austria (2008)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

  • Advisory Board Montevideo, Uruguay (2007)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

  • Advisory Board Buenos Aires, Argentina (2005)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

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