Marc Hammarlund PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student ResearchProgram in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and RepairInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramStem Cell Center, Yale: Tissue Specific Stem CellsCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YalePostnatal Development & RegenerationGenetics

Research Interests

Axon regeneration and degeneration; Neuronal plasticity; Femtosecond laser surgery; C. elegans neurobiology more...


  • Ph.D., University of Utah, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Hammarlund, M. and Jin, Yishi. (2014). Axon regeneration in C. elegans. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 27, 199-207.
  • Byrne, A. B., Walradt, T., Gardner, K. E., Hubbert, A., Reinke, V., and Hammarlund, M. (2014). Insulin/IGF1 Signaling Inhibits Age-Dependent Axon Regeneration. Neuron 81, 1-13.
  • Firnhaber, C. and Hammarlund, M. (2013). Neuron-specific feeding RNAi in C. elegans, and its use in a screen for essential genes required for GABA neuron function. PLoS Genetics 9(11): e1003921.



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