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Lynn Cooley, PhD

Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Contact Information

Lynn Cooley, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Genetics

    PO Box 208005, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8005

    United States


Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Texas (1984)
  • BA
    Connecticut College, Zoology (1976)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Carnegie Institution

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
MemberConnecticut Academy for Science and Engineering2014
FellowAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science2012
Pew Scholar AwardPew Charitable Trusts1991

Professional Service

Genetics Society of AmericaBoard Member2013 - 2015
American Association for the Advancement of ScienceDelegate2010 - 2016
Genetics Society of America50th Annual Drosophila Research Conference2009 - Present
Damon Runyon Cancer Research FoundationCommittee Member2008 - 2011
NIH Dev1 Study SectionNIH Dev1 Study Section2007 - 2011
Yale UniversityM.D./Ph.D. Program Advisory Committee2007 - Present
Yale UniversityDirector, Medical Research Scholars Program2006 - 2014
Yale UniversityDirector, China Scholarship Council - Yale World Scholars Program2006 - 2014
Yale UniversityBiological Sciences Advisory Committee2005 - 2007
North American Drosophila Board of DirectorsPresident2004 - 2005
Donaghue Women's Health Investigator ProgramScientific Review Committee2002 - Present
Yale UniversityDirector, Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences2001 - 2014

Departments & Organizations