Cell Biology Department Faculty

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James E Rothman, PhD

Chair

Sterling Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry

Chairman, Department of Cell Biology

Director, Nanobiology Institute

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Biology; Chemistry; Golgi Apparatus; Membrane Fusion; Synaptic Transmission; Vesicular Transport Proteins

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David Baddeley, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

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Joerg Bewersdorf, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Cell Nucleus; Cellular Structures; Microscopy, Confocal; Microscopy, Fluorescence

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Jonathan S Bogan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Endocrinology; Glucose; Metabolic Diseases; Protein Transport

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Chris G. Burd, MS, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology

Deputy Chairman

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David A. Calderwood, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Cardiovascular Diseases; Cell Adhesion; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Integrins; Pharmacology; Transcellular Cell Migration

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Michael J Caplan, PhD, MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology and Professor of Cell Biology

Chair, Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Epithelial Cells; Ion Pumps; Kidney; Physiology; Polycystic Kidney Diseases

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Topher Carroll, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biology

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Daniel Alfonso Colón-Ramos, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Behavior; Brain; Cell Biology; Neurons

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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

Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Actin Cytoskeleton; Biology; Cell Biology; Drosophila; Genetics; Molecular Biology; Oogenesis

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Peter Cresswell, PhD, FRS

Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biology; Cell Biology; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Immunity; Major Histocompatibility Complex

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Pietro De Camilli, MD

John Klingenstein Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Cell Biology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience and Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Cell Biology; Cell Membrane; Endocytosis; Lipid Metabolism; Neurosciences; Parkinson Disease; Synapses

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Shawn Michael Ferguson, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

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Jorge E Galan, PhD, DVM

Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Professor of Cell Biology

Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Bacteriology; Genetics, Microbial; Microbiology

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Fred Gorelick, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Cell Biology

Deputy Director, Yale M.D., Ph.D. Program

Research Interests

AMP-Activated Protein Kinases; Autophagy; Cell Biology; Digestive System Diseases; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Pancreas, Exocrine; Pancreatic Diseases; Pancreatitis; Proteolysis

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Shangqin Guo, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cellular Reprogramming; Hematopoietic Stem Cells

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Carl Hashimoto, PhD

Emeritus Faculty of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cells; Developmental Biology; Education, Medical; Endocrine System Diseases; Genetics; Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins; Molecular Biology; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Proteolysis; Serpins; Tissues

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James Douglas Jamieson, MD, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology

Special Advisor, MD/PhD Program

Research Interests

Acinar Cells; Cell Biology; Cells; Digestive System; Education, Medical; Epithelial Cells; Lung; Respiratory System; Secretory Pathway

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Megan C. King, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cell Nucleus; DNA Repair; Microtubules; Nuclear Envelope; Telomere

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Diane S Krause, MD, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Cell Biology and of Pathology

Assoc. Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Assoc. Director, Transfusion Medicine Service

Medical Director, Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory

Medical Director, Advanced Cell Therapy Laboratory

Research Interests

Bone Marrow Transplantation; Cell Biology; Gene Expression; Hematology; Leukemia; Medical Laboratory Science; Pathology; Stem Cells

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Thomas Lawrence Lentz, MD

Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology

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Chenxiang Lin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biophysics; Biosensing Techniques; Cell Biology; Cell Membrane; DNA; Membrane Fusion; Membranes, Artificial; Nanostructures; Nanotechnology; Nuclear Pore; Nucleic Acid Probes; Reference Standards

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Haifan Lin, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Research Interests

Argonaute Proteins; Cell Biology; Embryonic Stem Cells; Genetics; Gynecology; RNA Processing, Post-Transcriptional; Stem Cells

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C. Patrick Lusk, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Chromatin; Chromosomes; Nuclear Envelope; Nuclear Pore; Nuclear Pore Complex Proteins

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Vincent T Marchesi, MD, PhD

Anthony N. Brady Professor of Pathology and Professor of Cell Biology

Director, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Autoantibodies; Cell Biology; Pathology; Protein Folding

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Malaiyalam Mariappan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Protein Aggregates; Quality Control; Unfolded Protein Response

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Thomas Melia, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Autophagy; Cell Biology; Lysosomes; Phagosomes; Protein Aggregates

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Mark S Mooseker, PhD

Ross Granville Harrison Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology

and Pathlogy

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Michael Harris Nathanson, MD, PhD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Professor of Cell Biology

Section Chief, Digestive Diseases

Director, Yale Liver Center

Director, Center for Cell and Molecular Imaging

Research Interests

Calcium Signaling; Cell Biology; Cell Nucleus; Digestive System Diseases; Hepatocytes; Liver

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Thomas Dean Pollard, MD

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cytokinesis; Molecular Biology; Myosins

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Karin Marion Reinisch, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Director of Graduate Studies

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Christian Schlieker, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Biology; Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities

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Martin A Schwartz, PhD

Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Cell Biology

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Michael Simons, MD, FACC, FAHA

Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Cell Biology

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Peter Aaron Takizawa, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Director, Medical Studies

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Derek K. Toomre, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Director of the YALE 'CINEMA' Laboratory (Cellular Imaging using New Microscopy Approaches)

Research Interests

Biology; Biophysics; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Nanotechnology; Optics and Photonics

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Sandra L Wolin, MD, PhD

Emeritus Faculty of Cell Biology

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Jie Yao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Nucleus; Chromatin; Gene Expression; Molecular Biology; Transcription Factors

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Yongli Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cell Biology; Chromatin Assembly and Disassembly; Dynamins; Membrane Fusion; Optical Tweezers; SNARE Proteins

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