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Michael Koelle, PhD


Contact Information

Michael Koelle, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

    PO Box 208024, Dept. of MB&B, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8024

    United States



1986 BS, Biology, University of Washington
1986 BS, Math, University of Washington
1992 PhD, Biochemistry, Stanford University
1992-1996 Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT
1996-2001 Assistant Professor, Yale University
2001- Associate Professor, Yale University

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Stanford University (1992)


  • Genetics
    Beijing, China 2010
    Dr. Koelle and Dr. Tian Xu (Yale Genetics Department) will be teaching a graduate level genetics course at the National Institute of Biological Sciences in Beijing, China, in Spring 2010. We will be working with NIBS faculty to help them implement this course, originally developed at Yale, for ongoing use in Beijing.

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Dylan Hixon Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Natural SciencesYale University2001
Leukemia Society ScholarLeukemia and Lymphoma Society1999, 2004
Pew ScholarPew Foundation1997, 2001
Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Medical FoundationThe Medical Foundation1995, 1996
Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral FellowshipHelen Hay Whitney Foundation1992, 1995
National Science Foundation Predoctoral FellowshipNational Science Foundation1986, 1989

Professional Service

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dept. of MB&BDirector of Undergraduate Studies, Dept. of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University2006 - 2009

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