Yale Michaels

Dr. Yale Michaels obtained a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cellular biology from Harvard University where he conducted research in Professor Jack Szostak’s lab. He undertook a PhD (DPhil) in medical science at Oxford University’s Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine under the supervision of Professor Tudor Fulga and Professor Tom Milne. The subject of his doctoral thesis was developing a new tool for precisely controlling gene expression levels in mammalian cells.

Yale is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Professor Peter Zandstra’s lab at UBC’s School of Biomedical Engineering. His research is focused on developing technologies that will enable the next generation of cellular therapies for cancer and immune disease.

For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Michaels, please see NCBI.


University: University of British Columbia
Faculty: Applied Science and Medicine
Department: School of Biomedical Engineering
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow