Marc Hammarlund

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Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience
Yale University School of Medicine

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Phone: (203) 737-4181
Fax: (203) 785-5098
Email: marc.hammarlund [at]

Marc Hammarlund
295 Congress Ave.
New Haven, CT 06510

Research Interests

Genetics and cell biology of axon regeneration and degeneration

Neuronal plasticity

Femtosecond laser surgery

C. elegans neurobiology


Beckman Young Investigator

Kingsley Fellowship in Medical Research

Yale Scholar in Neuroscience Award

Riser Award


B.A. Swarthmore College, 1989

Ph.D. Univeristy of Utah, 2003


Marc Hammarlund graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in English Literature.

After college, he worked in Washington, DC for Public Citizen and for U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur.

He received his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Utah, where he trained in the lab of Erik Jorgensen.

He remained in Erik Jorgensen's lab as a postdoc, and then continued his post-doctoral training with Michael Bastiani.

While in Utah, he enjoyed climbing and trail running.

He moved to Yale in September 2008, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics and the Department of Neuroscience.