Lab Members

Diane S Krause


Diane Krause MD, PhD is Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Cell Biology at Yale University; Associate Director of the Yale Stem Cell Center; and Director of the Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory. She received an Sc.B. degree in Biology from Brown University, and an MD and PhD degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and performed her post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Office:(203) 737-1678 |

Betty R. Lawton

Research Associate in Laboratory Medicine

Research Interests:Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cells; Parathyroid; Cell Therapy

    Lin Wang

    Research Associate in Laboratory Medicine

      Ping-Xia Zhang

      Associate Research Scientist in Laboratory Medicine

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        Alex Teixeira
        Ph.D. Student


        Smith EC, Teixeira AM, Chen RC, Wang L, Gao Y, Hahn KL, Krause DS.  2013. Induction of megakaryocyte differentiation drives nuclear accumulation and transcriptional function of MKL1 via actin polymerization and Rho A activation.  Blood, 121(7), 1094-1101.

        Megyola CM, Gao Y, Teixeira AM, Cheng J, Heydari K, Cheng E, Nottoli T, Krause DS, Lu J, Guo S. 2013.  Dynamic migration and cell-cell interactions of early reprogramming revealed by high resolution time-lapse imaging.  Stem Cells, 31(5), 895-905. 

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        Siying Zou
        Ph.D. Student

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        Huiyan Jin
        Ph.D. Student


        Kassmer SH, Jin H, Zhang PX, Bruscia EM, Heydari K, Lee JH, Kim CF, Krause DS. (2013). Very small embryonic-like stem cells from the murine bone marrow differentiate into epithelial cells of the lung. Stem Cells, 31(12), 2759-2766.

        Ni J, Jin H, Hartsell J, Clark SE. Characterization of a CLE processing activity. (2011). Plant Mol Biol, 75(1-2), 67-75.

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        Nur-Taz Rahman

        Graduate Student 


        Zimmerman MA, Rahman N-T, Yang D, Lahat G, Lazar AJ, Pollock RE, Lev D, Liu K.  2012.  Unphosphorylated STAT1 promotes sarcoma development through repressing expression of Fas and Bad and conferring apoptotic resistance.  Cancer Research, 72(18), 4724-4732.

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        Pat Sember
        Senior Administrative Assistant

        Member                                                    Contact Information

        Emanuela Bruscia, Ph.D.                                Yale University

        Elenoe (Crew) Smith, Ph.D.                            Harvard University

        Yuan Gao, Ph.D.                                           Boston Biomedical

        Erica Herzog, M.D., Ph.D.                              Yale University

        E. Scott Swenson, M.D., Ph.D.                       Yale University

        Paul Clark, Ph.D.                                          Yale University

        Robert Harris, Ph.D.

        Joanna Grove Price, Ph.D.

        Kate Hahn, Ph.D.

        Natalie Taranenko, Ph.D.

        Jiankan Guo, Ph.D.                                       Yale University

        Matt Renda, Ph.D.

        Xianyong Ma, Ph.D.

        Li Chai, Ph.D.                                               Harvard University

        Maria Angelopoulou, M.D.

        Royce Lin, M.D.                                            University of California San Francisco

        James Troy, M.D.                                          University of California San Franscisco

        Lia Perez, Ph.D.                                            Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

        Stephanie Halene, M.D., Ph.D.                       Yale University

        Stephanie Massaro, M.P.H., M.D.                    Yale University

        Ee-chun (Eugenie) Cheng, Ph.D.                     Yale University