James Noonan, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Departments & Organizations

Genetics: Noonan Lab

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Dean's Workshops

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

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

Yale Stem Cell Center

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Noonan received his undergraduate degree in Biology and English Literature (Honors) from Binghamton University in upstate New York. He carried out his graduate work with Dr. Richard Myers in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University, and received his Ph.D. in 2004. He did his postdoctoral work in Dr. Edward Rubin's lab at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute. Dr. Noonan joined the Yale Genetics faculty in September 2007.

Education & Training

PhD Stanford University (2004)
BS State University of New York at Binghamton (1997)
Postdoctoral Fellow Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Honors & Recognition

  • Mallinckrodt Foundation FellowshipEdward J. Mallinckrodt Foundation (2008)

Professional Service

  • Member, Center for Academic Training and Research in Anthropogeny

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Contact Info

James Noonan, PhD
Mailing Address
GeneticsPO Box 208005
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8005

Curriculum Vitae

Noonan Lab