Anthony J Koleske, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Neurobiology

Office of Student Research

Signal Transduction

Signal Transduction

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

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

Education & Training

PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1993)
BS University of Wisconsin (1988)

Honors & Recognition

  • Young Investigator AwardNational Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (2002)

  • Established Investigator American Heart Association (2007)

  • Scholar AwardLeukemia and Lymphoma Society (2002)

  • Hellman Family Fellow (2001)

  • Special FellowLeukemia and Lymphoma Society (1997)

  • FellowJane Coffin Childs Foundation for Cancer Research (1994)

Professional Service

  • MB&B Undergraduate Education Committee MB&B Undergraduate Education Committee (1999 - 2002)

  • MB&B Graduate Education Committee (1999 - 2008)

  • Cell Mol Biol Training Grant Executive Committee (1999)

  • MB&B Mentoring Policy Committee (Chair) (2004)

  • Yale CNNR Search Committee

  • Yale Stockroom Committee (2008)

  • Yale Safety Committee (2008)

  • MB&B Search Committees (2001, 2007, 2008)

  • Yale Scholar Awards Committee (2004 - 2008)

  • Yale Cancer Center Pilot Grant Selection Committee (2001)

  • Leslie C. Warner Postdoctoral Fellowship Selection Committee (2008)

  • Reviewer for: Brain Research, Current Biology, Development, Developmental Cell, Journal of Biological Chemistry

  • Member of American Heart Association Basic Science Study Section (2007-2010) Co-Chair of American Heart Association Basic Science Study Section (2008) American Heart Association Basic Science Study Section (2007-present) American Heart Association (2007 - 2011)

  • NDPR Study Section NIH (2009 - 2013)

  • Ad hoc grant reviewer for the Human Frontier Science Program, Louisiana Board of Regents, the March of Dimes, National Science Foundation, the Medical Research Council (UK), and the Telethon Competition (Italy). Louisiana Board of Regents, the March of Dimes, National Science Foundation, the Medical Research Council (UK), and the Telethon Competition (Italy).

  • Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Neurochemistry, Journal of Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

  • Reviewer for: Molecular Biology of the Cell, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Nature Cell Biology, Oncogene, and PLoS Biology, PNAS

  • Organizer CMB student RIP talks (2000 - 2001)

  • MB&B Graduate Admissions Committee (2000 - 2001)

  • Faculty Advisor to MB&B Undergraduate Students (1999 - 2002)

  • MB&B Director of Medical Students (2001 - 2001)

  • Writing Workshop for Graduate students (2000)

  • Yale McDougal Center Workshop “Applying and Interviewing for a Faculty Position” 2008, 2009

  • Yale Graduate Recruiter at ABRCMS (2007)

  • MB&B Retreat Organizer (2007 - 2008)

  • Director of Graduate Admissions MB&B (2003-2005, 2009-present)

  • Freshman Advisor Morse College (2003 - 2004)

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