Chris Cotsapas, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology; Associate Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Nowak Lab


Center for Biomedical Data Science

Diabetes Research Center

Human and Translational Immunology Program

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Office of Cooperative Research


Chris Cotsapas is a geneticist whose primary interest is in understanding the biological processes underlying diseases of the immune system. He has published several highly cited papers on genome-wide association studies of disease, gene expression genetics and evolutionary biology. For more information please see our lab website.

Chris obtained his BSc in Biochemistry from Imperial College London in 2000 and his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 2007.

Education & Training

PhD University of New South Wales (2005)
BS Imperial College (2000)

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Contact Info

Chris Cotsapas, PhD
Mailing Address
Neurology300 George St
New Haven, CT 06510

Cotsapas Lab