Valentina Greco, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics and of Dermatology and Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Genetics: Greco Lab

Cell Biology

Faculty Research

Postnatal Development & Regeneration

Rheumatic Diseases Research Core

Status of Women in Medicine Committee (SWIM)

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Niche and Homing | Tissue Specific Stem Cells

Yale Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cell Biology; Development; Imaging (super-resolution); Nuclear Dynamics; Regenerative Biology /Stem Cells | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics; Organ Physiology; Receptors and Signal Transduction; Stem Cell Biology

Office of Cooperative Research


Valentina Greco was born in Palermo, Italy and earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology at the University of Palermo, Italy. She earned her PhD with Suzanne Eaton at the EMBL/MPI-CBG, Germany (1998-2002) and her post-doc with Elaine Fuchs at the Rockefeller University (2003-2009). Dr. Greco is currently an Associate Professor in the Genetics, Cell Biology and Dermatology Departments, and a member of the Yale Stem Cell Center and Yale Cancer Center at the Medical School of Yale University (2009-present).

Education & Training

PhD Heidelberg University (2002)
BS University of Biological Science, Palermo, Italy (1996)
Post-doctoral Associate Rockefeller University

Honors & Recognition

  • Early Career Award ASCB (2016)

  • Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation (2015)

  • Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award Dermatology Foundation (2012)

  • American Skin Association Award American Skin Association (2011)

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Contact Info

Valentina Greco, PhD
Mailing Address
315 Cedar Street
SHM I wing 336B

New Haven, CT 06510

Greco Lab