Karla Neugebauer PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Cancer Genetics & GenomicsCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YaleCell Biology | Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

pre-mRNA splicing, transcription, gene architecture, SR proteins, cap-binding complex, RNA-protein interactions, Cajal bodies, organization of the cell nucleus, zebrafish embryogenesis. more...


  • BS, Cornell University, 1984
  • Ph.D., University of California-San Francisco, 1990

Selected Publications

  • M. Brugiolo, L. Herzel and K.M. Neugebauer. 2013. Counting on Co-transcriptional Splicing. F1000Prime Reports 5:9-15.
  • Müller-McNicoll, M. and K.M. Neugebauer. 2013. How cells get the message: dynamic assembly and function of mRNA-protein complexes. Nature Reviews Genetics 14:275-87.
  • Bieberstein, N., F. Carrillo Oesterreich, K. Straube and K.M. Neugebauer. 2012. First exon length controls active chromatin signatures and transcription. Cell Reports 2:62-68.



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