Jorge E Galan PhD, DVM

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology; Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Departments & Organizations

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

LCME Governance & Administration Subcommittee

Office of Student ResearchMolecular VirologyCell Biology | Microbial PathogenesisImmunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Microbial Pathogenesis; Host/pathogen interaction


  • D.V.M., National University of La Plata, Argentina , 1980
  • Ph.D., Cornell University , 1986

Selected Publication

  • Akeda Y, Galan JE. (2005). Chaperone release and unfolding of substrates in type III secretion. Nature 437: 911-915.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences(1990) , Pew Foundation