Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Immunobiology

Departments & Organizations

Dermatology: Dermatopathology | SPORE in Skin Cancer


Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Surgical Pathology: Dermatopathology

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics | K12 Calabresi Immuno-Oncology Training Program (IOTP) | Melanoma Program

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics | Immunology | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Yale Medicine

Yale Stem Cell Center

Office of Cooperative Research


Marcus Bosenberg M.D., Ph.D., is a physician scientist who directs a leading melanoma research laboratory, is Co-Leader of the Genomics, Genetics and Epigenetics Program of the Yale Cancer Center, Co-Director of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer, and is a practicing dermatopathologist at Yale Dermatopathology through Yale Medicine.

In his research, Dr. Bosenberg studies the genetics and cellular changes that result in melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer deaths. His laboratory has developed several widely utilized mouse models in order to study how melanoma forms and progresses, to test new melanoma therapies, and how the immune system can be stimulated to fight melanoma. He works to translate basic scientific findings into improvements in melanoma diagnosis and therapy. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, is a member of the Yale Cancer Center Executive Committee, and is a faculty member of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences.

Dr. Bosenberg mentors undergraduate, graduate, medical, and MD-PhD students in his laboratory, teaches at Yale School of Medicine, and trains resident physicians, fellows, and postdoctoral fellows.

Education & Training

MD Cornell University Medical College (1994)
PhD Cornell University Medical College (1993)
BA Cornell University (1986)
Research Fellow Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Fellow Harvard Medical School Dermatopathology Training Program
Chief Resident Brigham & Women's Hospital
Resident Brigham & Women's Hospital
Research Fellow University of Wisconsin
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (2000)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Dermatopathology (2001)

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Contact Info

Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale DermatopathologyLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste LMP 5031

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste 5038A

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
DermatologyPO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059