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Karla M Neugebauer, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology; Director of Graduate Studies, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director, Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine

Contact Information

Karla M Neugebauer, PhD

Mailing Address

  • 333 Cedar St

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States


  • 2001 – 2013 Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany
  • 1999-2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA
  • 1998-1999 Staff Scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA
  • 1996-1997 Postdoc at EMBL in Heidelberg Germany
  • 1991-1996 Postdoc at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of California-San Francisco, Neuroscience (1990)
  • BS
    Cornell University, Biology/Neuroscience (1984)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Mid-Career Achievement AwardRNA Society2017
CASE MemberConnecticut Academy of Science and Engineering2016
EMBO MemberEuropean Molecular Biology Organization2012

Professional Service

Biochemistry, Quantiative Biology, Biophysics & Structural Biology (BQBS) Track of the Cimbined PhD Program in Biological & Biochmedical SciencesCo-Director2019 - Present
MB&B Graduate Studies (DGS)Director2019 - Present
Yale Center for RNA Science and MedicineDirector2017 - Present
Faculty Committee on AthleticsMember2017 - Present
MB&B committee on Climate and Diversity2016 - 2017
Undergraduate Studies for MB&B (DUS)Director2016 - 2017
Faculty Advisory Committee (Yale Medical School)2015 - 2016
Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid (Yale College)2014 - 2017
Scholar Awards CommitteeMember2013 - 2015

Departments & Organizations