Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM

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

Departments & Organizations

Cell Biology

Immunology and Immunotherapy

LCME Governance & Administration Subcommittee

Microbial Pathogenesis

Molecular Virology

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Education & Training

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

Honors & Recognition

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

  • Robert Koch PrizeRobert Koch Foundation (2011)

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

  • Pew Scholar in the Biomedical SciencesPew Foundation (1990)

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

  • Sinsheimer Scholar in the Biomedical SciencesSinsheimer Foundation (1991)

  • Established InvestigatorAmerican Heart Association (1994)

  • MERIT AwardNational Institutes of Health (2000)

  • MemberAmerican Academy of Microbiology (2003)

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

  • Highly cited researcher in MicrobiologyISI Thomson Reuter (2009)

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

Professional Service

  • Study Section USDA (1993)

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

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

  • Editorial Board Infection & Immunity (1994 - 2000)

  • Editorial Board Journal of Bacteriology (1997)

  • Editorial Board Cellular Microbiology (1999)

  • Editorial Board Biomed Central (2000)

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

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

  • Scientific Review Board Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2002)

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

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

  • Editorial Board PLoS Pathogens (2005)

  • Editorial Board Cell Host & Microbe (2006)

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

  • Scientific Advisory Board Pew Scholars Program (2008)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

International Activity

  • 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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Contact Info

Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM
Lab Location
Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine
295 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine
295 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Department of Microbial PathogenesisBoyer Center for Molecular Medicine
295 Congress Av.

New Haven, CT 06536-0812

Galan Lab