Stephen Dellaporta

PhD
Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Contact Information

Stephen Dellaporta, PhD

Mailing Address

  • P.O. Box 208104

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8104

    United States

Biography

Prof. Dellaporta studied at the University of Rhode Island (1972-76), Iowa State University (1976-78) and at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1978-81). His postdoctoral studies in plant molecular genetics were conducted at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (1981-83). He has held positions of Staff Scientist at Cold Spring Harbor (1983-86), Assistant (1986-89), Associate (1990-96) and Full Professor (1996-present) in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University. His research program has focused on the genomic and computational biology of agronomic traits in crops such as of maize, rice and other cereals, including contributions to the identification and utility of of genetic diversity. He has co-authored numerous publications in scientific journals such as Cell, Nature, Science, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sciences, and Genetics, among others, and has served on the scientific advisory panels at the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation and the United States Department of Agriculture. Dr. Dellaporta has served a member of the Board of Control of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Worcester P. Institute, Biomedical Sciences (1981)
  • BS
    University of Rhode Island (1976)
  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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