Joseph Noel, PhD

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, Ohio State University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health


Awards & Honors

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, 2012
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, 2005
  • Monsanto Biotechnology Fellow, 1989
  • Presidential Fellow, 1988