Joseph Noel

Professor and Director

Jack H. Skirball Center for Chemical Biology and Proteomics

Arthur and Julie Woodrow Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Videos


Discovery of plant proteins may boost agricultural yields and biofuel production

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Iowa State University discovered a family of plant proteins that play a role in the production of seed oils, substances important for animal and human nutrition, biorenewable chemicals and biofuels. Read more »


BS, Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
PhD, Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Structural Biology, Yale University

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 AAAS Fellow
  • 2005 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
  • 1993 National Institutes of Heath Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1990 National Science Foundation Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1989 Monsanto Biotechnology Fellow
  • 1988 Presidential Fellow