Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Yale Stem Cell Center
Argonaute Proteins; Cell Biology; Embryonic Stem Cells; Genetics; Gynecology; RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional; Stem Cells
The Eugene Higgins Chair Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Genetics, of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, and of Dermatology, Founding Director of Yale Stem Cell Center. Dr. Lin’s work is focused on the self-renewing mechanism of stem cells, using Drosophila germline stem cells, mouse germline and embryonic stem cells, human embryonic stem cells, Hydra, and planarian stem cells as models. He also studies germline development and stem cell-related cancers.
Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Director of Graduate Studies
PhD in chemistry, under the direction of William N. Lipscomb. Post-doc under the direction of Stephen C. Harrison, Harvard University (1995-2001). Faculty at Yale since 2001.