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John Carlson, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Contact Information

John Carlson, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

    Dept. MCDB, Yale University, PO Box 208103

    New Haven, Ct 06520-8103

    United States


Education & Training

  • PhD
    Stanford (1982)
  • AB
    Harvard (1977)

Honors & Recognition

Postdoctoral Mentoring Prize, Yale University2023
Byrnes-Sewall Teaching Prize, Yale College2023
Kornberg-Berg Lifetime Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences, Stanford Univ. 2018
Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses2018
Member, National Academy of Sciences2012
Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences2012
Guggenheim Fellowship2012
Genetics Society of America Medal2011
Entomological Society of America Award for Insect Physiology2011
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science2006
Senior Scholar Award, Ellison Medical Foundation2005
R.H. Wright Award for Olfactory Research2005
Silverstein-Simeone Award2004
McKnight Investigator Award2000
Dylan Hixon Prize for Teaching Excellence in Natural Sciences, Yale College1998

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