Haifan Lin, Ph.D., becomes Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology. Lin also is a professor of genetics and of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences; and director of the Yale Stem Cell Center.

Stephan Ariyan, M.D., M.B.A., has been named the Frank F. Kanthak Professor of Surgery. In addition, he is a professor of dermatology.

Tian Xu, Ph.D., becomes C.N.H. Long Professor of Genetics. He also is a professor of neuroscience.

Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., has been named Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology. Iwasaki is also a professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology.

Craig Russell Roy, Ph.D., is now Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis. Roy is a professor of immunobiology.

David G. Schatz, Ph.D., becomes Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology. Schatz is also professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, and chair of immunobiology.

Jeannette R. Ickovics, Ph.D., is now the Samuel and Liselotte Herman Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Yale School of Public Health.

Christian Tschudi, Ph.D., has been named the John Rodman Paul Professor of Epidemiology in the Yale School of Public Health.