Derek K. Toomre, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology; Director of the YALE 'CINEMA' Laboratory (Cellular Imaging using New Microscopy Approaches)

Departments & Organizations

Cell Biology: Cytoskeletal Dynamics | Membrane Traffic

Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

Diabetes Research Center

Faculty Research

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology: Membrane Biology and Motion | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cell Biology; Chemical Biology; Imaging (super-resolution); Molecular Mechanisms; Quantitative/Systems Biology; Signal Transduction

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

PhD University of California, San Diego (1996)
MS University of California, San Diego (1992)

Honors & Recognition

  • Kavli FellowUS National Academy of Sciences (2008)

  • NIH Director New Innovator AwardNIH (2007)

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Contact Info

Derek K. Toomre, PhD
Mailing Address
Department of Cell BiologyPO Box 208002
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8002