The Scientific Institutes hosted at West Campus are bringing new life to science fields globally and internally at Yale. Their mission is to innovate and create new solutions to critical medical and environmental problems and to translate these solutions through technology and products that impact society.
Through a multi-disciplinary approach, these institutes are changing perspectives in how problems are solved. Gaining views from experts in varying fields they question, innovate, and execute solutions. Each institute is undertaking issues that affect the human population in the broad areas of Chemical Biology,Cancer, Nanobiology, Systems Biology, Microbial Diversity,and Energy Sciences.
This ingenious approach demonstrates Yale’s core mission—to strengthen the fields of science, medicine and engineering through collaboration and innovative methods. The YWC scientific institutes bring together outstanding scientists from various disciplines to engage in cutting edge interdisciplinary research. Each of the six institutes is comprised of distinguished senior and promising junior faculty and led by an internationally-renowned director.