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Cell Biology Department Faculty

Primary Faculty

  • James E Rothman

    Chair

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

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

    Professor of Cell Biology and of Biomedical Engineering

    Research Interests
    • Cell Nucleus
    • Endoplasmic Reticulum
    • Microscopy, Fluorescence
    • Microscopy, Confocal
    • Cellular Structures
  • 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
  • Shawn Ferguson

    Associate Professor of Cell Biology and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Cell Biology
    • Neurobiology
    • Parkinson Disease
    • Tauopathies
    • TDP-43 Proteinopathies
  • 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
  • Kallol Gupta

    Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    • Biophysics
    • Cell Membrane
    • Cell Membrane Permeability
    • Mass Spectrometry
    • Membrane Transport Proteins
    • Chemicals and Drugs
  • Megan C. King

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

    Research Interests
    • Cell Nucleus
    • Cell Biology
    • DNA Repair
    • Microtubules
    • Nuclear Envelope
    • Telomere
  • Chenxiang Lin

    Associate Professor of Cell Biology

    Research Interests
    • Biophysics
    • Cell Membrane
    • Cell Biology
    • DNA
    • Lipid Bilayers
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Secondary Faculty

Emeritus Faculty