Chris Cotsapas, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Genetics

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Neurology: Nowak Lab

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


Chris Cotsapas is a computational geneticist whose primary interest is in understanding the biological processes underlying diseases of the immune system. He has published several highly cited papers on genome-wide association studies of disease, gene expression genetics and evolutionary biology. For more information please see our lab website.

Chris obtained his BSc in Biochemistry from Imperial College London in 2000 and his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 2007.

Education & Training

PhD University of New South Wales (2005)
BS Imperial College (2000)

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Chris Cotsapas, PhD
Lab Location
300 George Street, Ste 353
New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
300 George Street, Ste 353H
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
300 George St
New Haven, CT 06510

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