James Noonan, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics; Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Departments & Organizations

Genetics: Noonan Lab

Animal Organogenesis

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Faculty Research

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Genetics

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Computational Approaches to Functional and Integrative Genomics | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Development; Epigenetics; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Disease; Neurobiology

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Noonan received his undergraduate degree in Biology and English Literature (Honors) from Binghamton University in upstate New York. He carried out his graduate work with Dr. Richard Myers in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University, and received his Ph.D. in 2004. He did his postdoctoral work in Dr. Edward Rubin's lab at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute. Dr. Noonan joined the Yale Genetics faculty in September 2007.

Education & Training

PhD Stanford University (2004)
BS State University of New York at Binghamton (1997)
Postdoctoral Fellow Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Honors & Recognition

  • Mallinckrodt Foundation FellowshipEdward J. Mallinckrodt Foundation (2008)

Professional Service

  • Member, Center for Academic Training and Research in Anthropogeny

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