Michael Koelle, PhD


Departments & Organizations

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

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

Office of Cooperative Research


1986 BS, Biology, University of Washington
1986 BS, Math, University of Washington
1992 PhD, Biochemistry, Stanford University
1992-1996 Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT
1996-2001 Assistant Professor, Yale University
2001- Associate Professor, Yale University

Education & Training

PhD Stanford University (1992)

Honors & Recognition

  • Dylan Hixon Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Natural SciencesYale University (2001)

  • Leukemia Society ScholarLeukemia and Lymphoma Society (1999, 2004)

  • Pew ScholarPew Foundation (1997, 2001)

  • Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Medical FoundationThe Medical Foundation (1995, 1996)

  • Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral FellowshipHelen Hay Whitney Foundation (1992, 1995)

  • National Science Foundation Predoctoral FellowshipNational Science Foundation (1986, 1989)

Professional Service

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dept. of MB&B (2006 - 2009) Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dept. of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University


  • Genetics Beijing, China (2010 - 2010)

    Dr. Koelle and Dr. Tian Xu (Yale Genetics Department) will be teaching a graduate level genetics course at the National Institute of Biological Sciences in Beijing, China, in Spring 2010. We will be working with NIBS faculty to help them implement this course, originally developed at Yale, for...

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Contact Info

Michael Koelle, PhD
Mailing Address
Molecular Biophysics and BiochemistryPO Box 208024, Dept. of MB&B
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8024

Koelle Lab