Derek Toomre, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology; Director of the YALE 'CINEMA' Laboratory (Cellular Imaging using New Microscopy Approaches)

Departments & Organizations

Cell Biology: Cytoskeletal Dynamics | Membrane Traffic

Diabetes Research Center

Yale Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BQBS) | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

PhD University of California, San Diego (1996)
MS University of California, San Diego (1992)

Honors & Recognition

  • Kavli FellowUS National Academy of Sciences (2008)

  • NIH Director New Innovator AwardNIH (2007)

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Contact Info

Derek Toomre, PhD
Mailing Address
Cell BiologyPO Box 208002
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8002