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Koleske named to oversee basic science departments

Medicine@Yale, 2021 - January February


Anthony J. Koleske, PhD, assumed the role of deputy dean for scientific affairs (basic science departments) in April. Koleske is Ensign Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and professor of neuroscience. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Koleske is internationally recognized for his work defining the Abl family kinases as regulators of the cytoskeleton and elucidating mechanisms that control neuronal development and connectivity. Koleske succeeded Michael Crair, PhD, William Ziegler III Professor of Neuroscience and professor of ophthalmology and visual science, who has stepped into the role of Yale University’s vice provost for research.