Brett Lindenbach

Brett Lindenbach

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and of Comparative Medicine

Contact Information

Brett Lindenbach, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Microbial Pathogenesis

    Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, 295 Congress Ave

    New Haven, CT, 06536-0812

    United States

Brett Lindenbach



Dr. Lindenbach received his B.S. from the University of Illinois, and Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied the replication of RNA viruses. He completed postdoctoral studies with Dr. Paul Ahlquist at the HHMI/University of Wisconsin and with Dr. Charlie Rice at The Rockefeller University, where he developed the first robust cell culture model of hepatitis C virus. Dr. Lindenbach has been a member of the Yale faculty since 2006 and received tenure in 2017.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Washington University School of Medicine, Immunology (1999)
  • PhD
    Washington University School of Medicine (1999)
  • BS
    University of Illinois (1990)
  • Research Associate
    The Rockefeller University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    HHMI/University of Wisconsin

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Top Peer Reviewer 2009–2014Journal of Virology2014
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Scholar AwardEdward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation2007
Kingsley Fellowship in Medical ResearchYale University2006
Howard Temin Award (K01)National Cancer Institute2005
Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Scientist Fellow.Washington University1999
Lucille P. Markey Student Fellowship in Human Pathobiology.Washington University1993

Professional Service

National Institutes of HealthNIH VIRA Study Section2014 - 2020
American Society of Cell BiologyMember2012 - Present
American Association for the Study of Liver DiseaseMember2012 - Present
HepatologyAssociate Editor2011 - 2016
NIH/NIAIDRepresentative2009 - Present
American Society for MicrobiologyMember2007 - Present
Journal of VirologyEditorial Board Member2005 - 2016
American Society for VirologyMember1997 - Present

Departments & Organizations