Cell Biology Department Faculty

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James Rothman, PhD

Chair

Sterling Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry

Chairman, Department of Cell Biology

Director, Nanobiology Institute

Research Interests

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

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Julien Berro, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Biophysics; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Endocytosis; Mathematical Concepts; Microscopy

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Joerg Bewersdorf, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Cell Nucleus; Cellular Structures; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Microscopy, Confocal; Microscopy, Fluorescence

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Jonathan Bogan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Endocrinology; Glucose; Metabolic Diseases; Protein Transport

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Chris Burd, MS, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology

Deputy Chairman

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David Calderwood, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Cardiovascular Diseases; Cell Adhesion; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Integrins; Pharmacology; Transcellular Cell Migration

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Michael Caplan, PhD, MD

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; Ion Pumps; Kidney; Physiology; Polycystic Kidney Diseases

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Daniel Alfonso Colón-Ramos, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Behavior; Brain; Cell Biology; Neurons

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Lynn Cooley, PhD

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

Actin Cytoskeleton; Biology; Cell Biology; Drosophila; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Oogenesis

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Peter Cresswell, PhD, FRS

Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biology; Cell Biology; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Immunity; Major Histocompatibility Complex

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Pietro De Camilli, MD

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 Biology; Cell Membrane; Endocytosis; Lipid Metabolism; Neuroacanthocytosis; Neurosciences; Parkinson Disease; Synapses

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Shawn Ferguson, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and of Neuroscience

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Jorge Galán, PhD, DVM

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology

Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Bacteriology; Genetics, Microbial; Microbiology

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Fred Sanford Gorelick, MD

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

AMP-Activated Protein Kinases; Autophagy; Cell Biology; Digestive System Diseases; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Pancreas, Exocrine; Pancreatic Diseases; Pancreatitis; Proteolysis

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Valentina Greco, PhD

Carolyn Walch Slayman Professor of Genetics

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Dermatology; Genetics; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Regeneration; Stem Cell Niche; Stem Cells

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Shangqin Guo, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cellular Reprogramming; Hematopoietic Stem Cells

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Kallol Gupta, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biophysics; Cell Membrane; Cell Membrane Permeability; Chemicals and Drugs; Mass Spectrometry; Membrane Transport Proteins

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Carl Hashimoto, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cells; Developmental Biology; Education, Medical; Endocrine System Diseases; Genetics; Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins; Molecular Biology; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Proteolysis; Serpins; Tissues

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Megan C. King, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cell Nucleus; DNA Repair; Microtubules; Nuclear Envelope; Telomere

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Diane Krause, MD, PhD

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

Bone Marrow Transplantation; Cell Biology; Gene Expression; Hematology; Leukemia; Medical Laboratory Science; Pathology; Stem Cells

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Thomas Lentz, MD

Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology

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Chenxiang Lin, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

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

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Haifan Lin, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Research Interests

Argonaute Proteins; Cell Biology; Embryonic Stem Cells; Genetics; Gynecology; RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional; Stem Cells

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C. Patrick Lusk, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Chromatin; Chromosomes; Nuclear Envelope; Nuclear Pore; Nuclear Pore Complex Proteins

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Vincent Marchesi, MD, PhD

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

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Malaiyalam Mariappan, PhD

Associate Professor in Cell Biology

Research Interests

Endoplasmic Reticulum; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Quality Control; Unfolded Protein Response

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Thomas Melia, PhD

Associate Professor in Cell Biology

Research Interests

Autophagy; Cell Biology; Lysosomes; Phagosomes; Protein Aggregates

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Mark Mooseker, PhD

Ross Granville Harrison Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology

and Pathlogy

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Michael Nathanson, MD, PhD

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

Calcium Signaling; Cell Biology; Cell Nucleus; Digestive System Diseases; Hepatocytes; Liver

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Karla M Neugebauer, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

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

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Thomas Pollard, MD

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; Cytokinesis; Molecular Biology; Myosins

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Karin Reinisch, PhD

David W. Wallace Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Director of Graduate Studies

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Christian Schlieker, PhD

Associate Professor Tenure

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Biology; Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities

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Martin Schwartz, PhD

Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Cell Biology

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Xiaolei Su, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

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Peter Takizawa, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Director, Medical Studies

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Derek Toomre, PhD

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

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Julia von Blume, PhD

Associate Professor in Cell Biology

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Sandra Wolin, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology

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Shaul Yogev

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Axonal Transport; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Motor Neuron Disease; Neurons; Synapses

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Yongli Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor in Cell Biology

Research Interests

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

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