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Cell Biology Department Faculty

Leadership

  • James Rothman

    Chair

    Sterling Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry; Chairman, Department of Cell Biology; Director, Nanobiology Institute

    Research Interests
    Biochemistry; Biophysics; Chemistry; Cell Biology; Golgi Apparatus; Membrane Fusion; Synaptic Transmission; Vesicular Transport Proteins

Members

  • Julien Berro

    Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Biophysics; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Endocytosis; Kinetics; Microscopy; Microscopy, Fluorescence; Models, Theoretical; Schizosaccharomyces; Nonlinear Dynamics; Microscopy, Confocal; Mechanics; Systems Biology; Mathematical Concepts; Machine Learning; Single Molecule Imaging
  • Joerg Bewersdorf

    Professor of Cell Biology and of Biomedical Engineering

    Research Interests
    Cell Nucleus; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Microscopy, Fluorescence; Microscopy, Confocal; Cellular Structures
  • Jonathan Bogan

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Cell Biology; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Endocrinology; Glucose; Metabolic Diseases; Protein Transport
  • David Calderwood

    Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Biochemistry; Cardiovascular Diseases; Cell Adhesion; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Pharmacology; Integrins; Transcellular Cell Migration
  • Michael Caplan

    C. N. H. Long Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology and Professor of Cell Biology; Chair, Cellular and Molecular Physiology

    Research Interests
    Cell Biology; Epithelial Cells; Kidney; Polycystic Kidney Diseases; Physiology; Ion Pumps
  • Lynn Cooley

    Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

    Research Interests
    Biology; Cell Biology; Drosophila; Genetics; Actin Cytoskeleton; Molecular Biology; Oogenesis
  • Peter Cresswell

    Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Biology; Cell Biology; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Immunity; Major Histocompatibility Complex
  • Pietro De Camilli

    John Klingenstein Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Cell Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Chair, Department of Neuroscience; Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience and Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

    Research Interests
    Alzheimer Disease; Cell Membrane; Cell Biology; Endocytosis; Neurosciences; Parkinson Disease; Synapses; Lipid Metabolism; Neuroacanthocytosis
  • Jorge Galán

    Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology; Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

    Research Interests
    Bacteriology; Genetics, Microbial; Microbiology; Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Fred Sanford Gorelick

    Henry J. and Joan W. Binder Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Cell Biology; Director Investivative Gastroenterology NIH T32, Internal Medicine; Deputy Director, Yale M.D., Ph.D. Program

    Research Interests
    Autophagy; Cell Biology; Digestive System Diseases; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Pancreatic Diseases; Pancreatitis; Pancreas, Exocrine; AMP-Activated Protein Kinases; Proteolysis
  • Valentina Greco

    Carolyn Walch Slayman Professor of Genetics

    Research Interests
    Cell Biology; Dermatology; Genetics; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Regeneration; Stem Cells; Stem Cell Niche
  • Kallol Gupta

    Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Biophysics; Cell Membrane; Cell Membrane Permeability; Mass Spectrometry; Membrane Transport Proteins; Chemicals and Drugs
  • Carl Hashimoto

    Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Cells; Cell Biology; Education, Medical; Endocrine System Diseases; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Tissues; Developmental Biology; Serpins; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins; Proteolysis
  • Megan C. King

    Associate Professor of Cell Biology; Co-Leader, Radiobiology and Radiotherapy, Yale Cancer Center

    Research Interests
    Cell Nucleus; Cell Biology; DNA Repair; Microtubules; Nuclear Envelope; Telomere
  • Diane Krause

    Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Cell Biology and of Pathology; Assoc. Director, Yale Stem Cell Center; Assoc. Director, Transfusion Medicine Service; Medical Director, Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory; Medical Director, Advanced Cell Therapy Laboratory

    Research Interests
    Cell Biology; Hematology; Leukemia; Pathology; Stem Cells; Medical Laboratory Science; Gene Expression; Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Chenxiang Lin

    Associate Professor of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Biophysics; Cell Membrane; Cell Biology; DNA; Membrane Fusion; Membranes, Artificial; Reference Standards; Nucleic Acid Probes; Biosensing Techniques; Nuclear Pore; Nanotechnology; Nanostructures
  • Haifan Lin

    Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

    Research Interests
    Cell Biology; Genetics; Gynecology; RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional; Stem Cells; Embryonic Stem Cells; Argonaute Proteins
  • Vincent Marchesi

    Anthony N. Brady Professor of Pathology and Professor of Cell Biology; Director, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine

    Research Interests
    Alzheimer Disease; Autoantibodies; Cell Biology; Pathology; Protein Folding
  • Michael Nathanson

    Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Professor of Cell Biology; Director, Yale Liver Center; Director, Center for Cell and Molecular Imaging

    Research Interests
    Cell Nucleus; Cell Biology; Digestive System Diseases; Liver; Calcium Signaling; Hepatocytes
  • Karla M Neugebauer

    Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Nucleus; Cell Biology; Molecular Biology; RNA Splicing; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Schizosaccharomyces; Transcription, Genetic; Zebrafish; Alternative Splicing; Genomics; Nuclear Cap-Binding Protein Complex
  • Thomas Pollard

    Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

    Research Interests
    Cell Biology; Molecular Biology; Myosins; Cytokinesis
  • Derek Toomre

    Professor of Cell Biology; Director of the YALE 'CINEMA' Laboratory (Cellular Imaging using New Microscopy Approaches)

    Research Interests
    Biology; Biophysics; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Nanotechnology; Optics and Photonics
  • Shaul Yogev

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    Axonal Transport; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Neurons; Synapses; Motor Neuron Disease
  • Yongli Zhang

    Associate Professor of Cell Biology and of Moleculary Biophysics and Biochemistry

    Research Interests
    Exocytosis; Membrane Fusion; Synaptic Transmission; Protein Folding; Chromatin Assembly and Disassembly; SNARE Proteins; Synaptotagmins; Munc18 Proteins; Optical Tweezers