Karla M Neugebauer, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology: RNA Catalysis and Ribonucleoprotein Machines; Transcriptional Regulation | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Developmental Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Chemical Biology; Nucleic Acids


  • 2001 – 2013 Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany
  • 1999-2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA
  • 1998-1999 Staff Scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA
  • 1996-1997 Postdoc at EMBL in Heidelberg Germany
  • 1991-1996 Postdoc at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA

Education & Training

PhD University of California-San Francisco (1990)
BS Cornell University (1984)

Honors & Recognition

  • EMBO MemberEuropean Molecular Biology Organization (2012)

Professional Service

  • member Scholar Awards Committee (2013 - 2015)

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