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

Diabetes Research Center

Office of Student Research

Signal Transduction

Signal Transduction

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: Cytoskeleton and Cell Morphogenesis; Membrane Traffic and Biogenesis; Protein Dynamics; Receptors and Signal Transduction

Education & Training

PhD University of California-San Diego (1996)
SM University of California-Los Angeles (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