Two Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Yale

Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has appointed two women to named professorships.

Lynn Cooley is the C.N.H. Long Professor of Genetics. Her research is focused on oogenesis, the process of egg development. She is a graduate of Connecticut College and earned a Ph.D. at the University of Texas. She conducted postdoctoral research at the Carnegie Institute for Science.

Rajita Sinha, director of the Yale Interdisciplinary Stress Center, was named the Foundations’ Fund Professor of Psychiatry at Yale. Her research concerns the relationship between stress and addiction.

Dr. Sinha holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a clinical Ph.D. from Yale University.

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