John R Carlson, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Departments & Organizations

Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Developmental Biology

Neuroscience: Development | Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience | Sensory Systems

Education & Training

PhD Stanford University (1982)
BA Harvard University (1977)

Honors & Recognition

  • Member, National Academy of Sciences (2012)

  • Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2012)

  • Guggenheim Fellowship (2012)

  • Genetics Society of America Medal (2011)

  • Entomological Society of America Award for Insect Physiology (2011)

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2006)

  • Senior Scholar Award, Ellison Medical Foundation (2005)

  • R.H. Wright Award for Olfactory Research (2005)

  • Silverstein-Simeone Award (2004)

  • McKnight Investigator Award (2000)

  • Dylan Hixon Prize for Teaching Excellence in Natural Sciences, Yale College (1998)

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Contact Info

John R Carlson, PhD
Mailing Address
KBT 1132Dept. MCDB, Yale University
PO Box 208103

New Haven, Ct 06520-8103

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