Sherman Morton Weissman MD

Sterling Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

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

Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration

Office of Student ResearchNHLBI ProteomicsStem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell GeneticsCancer Genetics & GenomicsSkin Diseases Research Center, Yale | SPORE in Skin Cancer | GeneticsGene Regulation and Functional Genomics

Research Interests

Globin and Histocompatibility Gene Structure and Function; Genome wide mapping of gene activity and chromosome structure in man; Transcription Factors; Lymphocyte and myeloid Transcription Networks; Stem Cells; Cell Senescence; Methods for Molecular Genetics


  • M.D., Harvard University , 1955

Selected Publication

  • Ye, Z.J., Kluger, Y., Lian, Z., and Weissman, S.M. (2005). Two types of precursor cells in a multipotential hematopoietic cell line. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 102:18461-18466.
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