Lynn Cooley PhD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student Research

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyStem Cells and Tissue RepairCancer Genetics & GenomicsAnimal OrganogenesisCell BiologyGeneticsSignal Transduction

Research Interests

Molecular Genetics of Drosophila Oogenesis; Actin Cytoskeleton Regulation; Drosophila; Oogenesis; Ring Canal; Ovarian Muscle Function


  • B.A., Connecticut College , 1976
  • Ph.D., University of Texas , 1984

Selected Publication

  • Hudson, A.M. and Cooley, L. (2014) Methods for studying oogenesis. In: Drosophila Developmental Biology Methods. Elsevier.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Pew Scholar Award(1991) , Pew Charitable Trusts