Lynn Cooley, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Animal Organogenesis

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Cell Biology

Genetics

Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cytoskeleton and Cell Morphogenesis | Developmental Biology | Genetics and Genomics

Office of Student Research

Signal Transduction

Stem Cells and Tissue Repair

Education & Training

PhD The University of Texas at Austin (1984)
MA The University of Texas at Austin (1979)
BA Connecticut College, Zoology (1976)
BA Connecticut College (1976)
Postdoctoral Fellow Carnegie Institution

Honors & Recognition

  • MemberConnecticut Academy for Science and Engineering (2014)

  • FellowAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (2012)

  • Pew Scholar AwardPew Charitable Trusts (1991)

Professional Service

  • NIH Dev1 Study Section NIH Dev1 Study Section (2007 - 2011)

  • Fellowship Award Committee Member Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2008 - 2011)

  • 50th Annual Drosophila Research Conference Genetics Society of America (2009)

  • Member, Board of Directors Genetics Society of America (2013 - 2015)

  • Council Delegate American Association for the Advancement of Science (2010 - 2016)

  • President North American Drosophila Board of Directors (2004 - 2005)

  • Medical Research Scholars Program (2006)

  • China Scholarship Council - Yale World Scholars Program (2006)

  • M.D./Ph.D. Program Advisory Committee (2007)

  • BioSTEP Advisory Committee (2007)

  • Scientific Review Committee Donaghue Women's Health Investigator Program (2002)

  • Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Yale University (2001)

  • Biological Sciences Advisory Committee (2005 - 2007)

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Contact Info

Lynn Cooley, PhD
Office Location
Sterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
333 Cedar Street, Ste Suite 329

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Department of GeneticsPO Box 208005
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8005

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