Mark B Gerstein PhD

Albert L. Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics; Co-Director, Yale Computational biology and Bioinformatics Program

Departments & Organizations

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

Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration

Office of Student ResearchKeck: NHLBI Proteomics; NIDA Neuroproteomics Center; High Performance ComputationCancer Center, Yale: Cancer Genetics & GenomicsCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YaleMolecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Genomics, Genetics, and Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biophysics; Computational Biology; DNA; Genomics; Molecular Simulation; Proteins; Sequence Alignment; Structural Biology more...


  • Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Yip KY, Kim PM, McDermott D, Gerstein M. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009 Aug 5;10(1):241. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gerstein, M. and Zheng, D. (2006). The real life of pseudogenes. Sci. Am. 295: 48-55.
  • Kim, P.M., Lu, L.J., Xia, Y., and Gerstein, M.B. (2006). Relating three-dimensional structures to protein networks provides evolutionary insights. Science 314:1938-41.



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