Chris Cotsapas, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Genetics

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Neurology: Nowak Lab

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Computational Approaches to Functional and Integrative Genomics; Computational Immunology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Genetics and Genomics; Human Disease


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
Mailing Address
300 George St
New Haven, CT 06510

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