Christine Jacobs-Wagner, PhD

Director of the Microbial Sciences Institute; HHMI Investigator

Departments & Organizations

Microbial Pathogenesis

Microbial Sciences Institute

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

Education & Training

PhD University of Liege, Belgium, Biochemistry (1996)
MS University of Liege, Belgium, Biochemistry (1991)
EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford Medical School

Honors & Recognition

  • WALS lectureNational Institute of Health (2009)

  • Women in Cell Biology awardAmerican Society of Cell Biology (2007)

  • Grand Prize Winner of the Young Scientist AwardGE & Science (1997)

  • Ely Lilly AwardAmerican Society of Microbiology (2011)

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator appointmentHHMI (2008)

  • Elizabeth McCoy LectureUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison (2008)

  • Pew Scholarship Award in the Biomedical SciencesPEW Charitable Trust (2003)

  • Finalist, Blatvanik Award for Young ScientistsNew York Academy of Sciences (2008)

International Activity

  • Cell morphogenesis in Caulobacter crescentus Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom (2004 - 2013)

    1. Investigation of how cytoskeletal elements affect cell wall morphogenesis in bacteria 2. Analysis of peptidoglycan composition in C. crescentus

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Contact Info

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, PhD
Lab Location
West Campus, Ste ABC Rm 317
West Haven, CT 06516
Office Location
West Campus, Ste ABC Rm 317B
West Haven, CT 06516
Mailing Address
ABC 317BPO BOX 27388
West Haven, CT 06516

Jacobs-Wagner Lab