Scott Holley Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Departments & Organizations

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

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Animal Organogenesis

Research Interests

Systems Developmental Biology, Gene Networks, Embryo Biomechanics


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Selected Publication

  • Dray, N., Lawton, A.K., Nandi, A., J├╝lich, D., Emonet, T. and Holley, S.A. (2013). Cell-Fibronectin interactions propel vertebrate trunk elongation via tissue mechanics. Curr Biol,
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