Workshops and Symposia
YIBS-MSCG Overview 1998-2008
Current Projects
Past Projects


Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies Offices

ESC, Room 132
21 Sachem Street
P.O. Box 208105
New Haven, CT 06520-8105
Phone: (203) 432-9856
Fax: (203) 432-9927

Oswald Schmitz, Director
Rose Rita Riccitelli, Assistant Director
LaToya Sealy, Sr Administrative Assistant


YIBS-MSCG Lab Activities overview (1998-2008)

Impact on Training

The laboratory has trained and supported research for a total of 152 scientists. Training periods range from a few weeks to several months. Research stages are usually longer in length ranging from a semester to 2-3 years, for example completing the molecular component of a PHD project.  The graph below shows the distribution of the MSCG Lab users.


Impact on Research

In the 10 years since its origin the MSCG Lab has contributed to raising more than $21 millions in funds for research grants and fellowships. The 140 grants and/or awards were given to Yale faculty, postdoctoral associates and fellows, and undergraduate and graduate students. The graphs below show the types of funding (federal, private foundations and scientific societies, and Yale internal awards), and their allocation to either faculty or non-faculty trainees (post-doc’s, graduate students, and undergraduates).

grant total



Scientific Output

In the past 10 years the MSCG Lab has contributed to many publications in peer-reviewed journals. The graph below shows the number of papers per year. For a comprehensive list please visit the Publications page.