Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology; Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Departments & Organizations

Microbial Pathogenesis

Cell Biology

Faculty Research

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Yale Cancer Center: Virus and Other Infection-associated Cancers

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology: Bacteria; Immunology & Host Response | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cell Biology

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

PhD Cornell University (1986)
DVM National University of La Plata, Argentina (1980)
Postdoctoral fellow Washington University

Honors & Recognition

  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, USANational Academy of Sciences, USA (2013)

  • Robert Koch PrizeRobert Koch Foundation (2011)

  • Member, German Academy of Sciences LeopoldinaNational German Academy Leopoldina (2009)

  • Highly cited researcher in MicrobiologyISI Thomson Reuter (2009)

  • Senior Scholar Award in Global Infectious DiseasesEllison Medical Foundation (2004)

  • MemberAmerican Academy of Microbiology (2003)

  • Hans-Sigrist PrizeHans-Sigrist-Foundation, Berne, Switzerland (2002)

  • MERIT AwardNational Institutes of Health (2000)

  • Established InvestigatorAmerican Heart Association (1994)

  • Searle-Chicago Community Trust ScholarSearle-Chicago Community Trust (1991)

  • Sinsheimer Scholar in the Biomedical SciencesSinsheimer Foundation (1991)

  • Pew Scholar in the Biomedical SciencesPew Foundation (1990)

Professional Service

  • Pew Scholars Program (2008 - Present) Scientific Advisory Board

  • Cell Host & Microbe (2006 - Present) Editorial Board

  • American Society for Microbiology (2006 - Present) Elli Lilly Award Selection Committee

  • PLoS Pathogens (2005 - Present) Editorial Board

  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2004 - 2009) Scientific Advisory Board

  • Searle Scholars Program (2003 - 2005) Scientific Advisory Board

  • Gordon Conferences (2003 - Present) Gordon Conference on Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction

  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews (2002 - 2006) Editorial Board

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2002 - Present) Scientific Review Board

  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories (2001 - Present) Banbury Conference on Microbial Pathogenesis

  • Gordon Conferences (2001 - Present) Gordon Conference on Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction

  • Searle Scholars Program (2000 - 2005) Scientific Advisory Board

  • Biomed Central (2000 - Present) Editorial Board

  • American Society for Cell Biology (2000 - Present) Organizing Committee Annual Meeting

  • Cellular Microbiology (1999 - Present) Editorial Board

  • NIH (1998 - 2002) Bacteriology and Mycology Study Section

  • Fallen Leaf Conferences (1998 - Present) Conference on Common Themes on Bacterial Transporters

  • Journal of Bacteriology (1997 - Present) Editorial Board

  • American Society for Cell Biology (1997 - Present) Symposium: Pathogen invasion. Washington D. C.

  • NIH (1996 - 1998) Bacterial Genetics and Physiology Study Section

  • American Society for Microbiology (1996 - Present) Colloquium: Type III Protein Secretion and Bacterial Pathogenesis, New Orleans

  • Infection & Immunity (1994 - 2000) Editorial Board

  • American Society for Microbiology (1994 - Present) Symposium: Mechanisms of Salmonella pathogenesis, Dallas

  • USDA (1993 - Present) Study Section

Activities

  • Advisory Board Switzerland (2013)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Zwitzerland.

  • Advisory Board Chile (2013)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Millenium Science Initiative, Gobierno de Chile.

  • Advisory Board Switzerland (2010)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Global Health Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

  • Advisory Board Vienna, Austria (2008)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

  • Advisory Board Montevideo, Uruguay (2007)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

  • Advisory Board Buenos Aires, Argentina (2005)

    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

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