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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 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
  • 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
    • 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
  • 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; Director of Graduate Studies, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director, Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine

    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; Director Programs in Physics Engineering and Biology, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; 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