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James Noonan, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience


Dr. Noonan received his undergraduate degree in Biology and English Literature (Honors) from Binghamton University in upstate New York. He carried out his graduate work with Dr. Richard Myers in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University, and received his Ph.D. in 2004. He did his postdoctoral work in Dr. Edward Rubin's lab at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute. Dr. Noonan joined the Yale Genetics faculty in September 2007.

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Deena Emera, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow in Genetics

Jake Gockley

PhD Student

Donna Karpel

Administrative Assistant

Rebecca Muhle, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow in the Child Study Center

Wei Niu, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Genetics

Postdoctoral Associate

Steven Reilly

Graduate Student

Richard Sarro

Graduate Student

Jun Yin, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Genetics

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Albert Ayoub, PhD

Research Scientist in Neurobiology

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Mark Gerstein, PhD

Albert L. Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Co-Director, Yale Computational biology and Bioinformatics Program

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Murat Gunel, MD, FACS, FAHA

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neurobiology

Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics

Director, Neurovascular Surgery

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Arthur Horwich, MD

Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics

and Investigator HHMI

Research Interests

Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Shrikant Mane, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Genetics

Director, MBB Keck Biotech laboratory

Director, Yale Center for Genome Analysis

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Pasko Rakic, MD, PhD

Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Neurology

Department Chair, Neurobiology

Director, Yale Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

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Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurobiology, of Comparative Medicine, of Genetics and of Psychiatry

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Matthew State, MD, PhD

Professor (Adjunct) in the Child Study Center

Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Mental Disorders; Child Development Disorders, Pervasive; Tourette Syndrome; Schizophrenia, Childhood; Tic Disorders; Asperger Syndrome

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Gunter Wagner, PhD

Alison Richard Prof Ecology/Evolutionary Bio

Research Interests


Heather Adinolfi

Research Scientist

Laura DeMare

Assistant Editor

Sunghee Oh

Assistant Professor