Lynn Cooley PhD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Departments & Organizations

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

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyStem Cells and Tissue RepairCancer Genetics & GenomicsAnimal OrganogenesisCell BiologyGeneticsSignal Transduction

Research Interests

Molecular Genetics of Drosophila Oogenesis; Actin Cytoskeleton Regulation; Drosophila; Oogenesis; Ring Canal; Ovarian Muscle Function more...


  • B.A., Connecticut College, 1976
  • Ph.D., University of Texas, 1984

Selected Publications

  • Hudson, A.M. and Cooley, L. (2014) Methods for studying oogenesis. In: Drosophila Developmental Biology Methods. Elsevier.
  • Yan, D., Neumüller, R., Buckner, M., Ayers, K., Li, H., Hu, Y., Yang-Zhou, D., Pan, L., Wang, X., Kelley, C., Vinayagam, A., Binari, R., Randklev, S., Perkins, L.A., Xie, T., Cooley, L, and Perrimon, N. (2014) A regulatory network of Drosophila germline stem cell self-renewal. Dev. Cell 28, 459-473.
  • McLean, P. and Cooley, L. (2013) Protein equilibration through somatic ring canals in Drosophila. Science 340: 1445-1447.



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