Faculty

Faculty in New York

 

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Efrain C. Azmitia

Professor of Biology and Neural Science

Research Interests: Neuroplasticity of the brain regulated by neuronal serotonin and glial S-100 protein

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Kenneth D. Birnbaum

Professor of Biology; Faculty Director of the Cellular Analysis Core; Director, PhD Program

Research Interests: Developmental and evolutionary genomics of plants. The origin and genetic programming of cell types.

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Justin Blau

Professor of Biology and Neural Science; Chair, Department of Biology

Research Interests: Behavioral genetics / Neurobiology / Circadian rhythms

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Richard A. Bonneau

Professor of Biology and Computer Science; Faculty Director of Bioinformatics

Research Interests: Systems Biology and Protein Modeling

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Richard L. Borowsky

Professor of Biology

Research Interests: The evolution and genetics of cave fish with an emphasis on understanding the molecular and developmental bases of adaptation and the "eyeless" condition.

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Eric Brenner

Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: The role of plant derived medicinal compounds in plant signaling, plant evolution, gymnosperm diversity.

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Suse Broyde

Professor of Biology

Research Interests: DNA damage induced by environmental and endogenous carcinogens, mutagenesis and repair

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Jane Carlton

Professor of Biology; Director, Center for Genomics and Systems 

Research Interests: Comparative genomics of eukaryotic microbes (protists); genomics and global public health.

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Carlos Carmona-Fontaine

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Multicellular organization in health and disease. Cell biology. Cancer and developmental biology. Social behaviors in cells.

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Michael J Carrozza

Clinical Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Chromatin, Transcription, DNA damage and repair

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Lionel Christiaen

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: transcription, migration, heart, head muscles, actin dynamics, vesicle trafficking, cell polarity, cell-cell communication, asymmetric cell divisions.

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Gloria M. Coruzzi

Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor; Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Plant Systems Biology and Evolutionary Genomics

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Claude Desplan

Silver Professor; Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Genetic and Mechanistic approaches to development. From the early embryo to the Drosophila visual system.

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Patrick Eichenberger

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Comparative and functional genomics of endospore-forming bacteria.

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Sevinc Ercan

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Developmental Genomics, Epigenetics, Chromatin

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David H. Fitch

Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Evolution of development, molecular systematics, and developmental genetics of the male tail in nematodes related to C. elegans.

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Elodie Ghedin

Professor of Biology and Global Public Health; Faculty Director of Genomic Sequencing

Research Interests: Evolutionary genomics of infectious agents; neglected tropical diseases; microbiome and virus metagenomic studies.

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David J. J. Gresham

Associate Professor of Biology; Faculty Director of Bioinformatics

Research Interests: Genomics of adaptive evolution, growth-rate regulation and post-transcriptional gene regulation.

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Kris Gunsalus

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Developmental systems biology.

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Andreas Hochwagen

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Chromosome structure and checkpoint regulation in meiosis

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Manpreet S. Katari

Clinical Associate Professor of Biology; Coordinator of Computational Studies

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, Functional Genomics, Comparative Genomics.

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Mary Killilea

Clinical Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies; Program Adviser Environmental Studies

Research Interests: The use of GIS, remote sensing and modeling to explore spatial and temporal variability in ecosystems

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Nikolai Kirov

Clinical Professor of Biology; Director, Biology Teaching Lab

Research Interests: Gene function and mechanisms of gene regulation during Drosophila development.

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Edo Kussell

Associate Professor of Biology and Physics

Research Interests: Computational biology, evolution, and biological physics

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Fei Li

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: epigenetics, epigenomics, chromatin

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Esteban O. Mazzoni

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Stem cell biology, cell fate differentiation, developmental neuroscience

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Alexander Mogilner

Professor of Mathematics and Biology

Research Interests: Cell motility, cell division, dynamics of cytoskeleton

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Brian Parker

Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Computational biology and biostatistics; comparative genomics; post-transcriptional regulatory mechanisms; epigenetics

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Fabio Piano

Professor of Biology; Provost, NYU Abu Dhabi; Founding Director, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

Research Interests: Genomics, genetics and evolution of early C. elegans development.

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Michael Purugganan

Silver Professor; Professor of Biology; Dean for Science

Research Interests: Plant Evolutionary Genomics

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Michael R. Rampino

Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Earth history, evolution, causes of mass extinctions, volcanology

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Matthew Rockman

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Evolutionary and molecular causes of heritable variation in animals

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Christine A. Rushlow

Professor of Biology; Director, Masters Program

Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms underlying early development in Drosophila

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Neville Sanjana

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Bioengineering, Genomics, Neuroscience, Cancer Biology, Systems Biology

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Rahul Satija

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Single cell genomics, transcriptional regulation, computational biology

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Katie Schneider Paolantonio

Clinical Associate Professor of Biology

Community Ecology, Food Web Ecology, Subterranean Ecosystems (Natural and manmade)

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David A. Scicchitano

Collegiate Professor; Professor of Biology; Dean of Science, NYU Abu Dhabi

Research Interests: The interaction of mammalian RNA polymerases with damaged sites in expressed genes

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Mark L. Siegal

Associate Professor of Biology; Director, Undergraduate Studies

Research Interests: evolutionary systems biology; robustness and evolution of complex traits

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Stephen J. Small

Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Spatial control of gene transcription during early Drosophila development

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Duncan Smith

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Mechanisms and regulation of DNA replication; epigenetics; RNA processing

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Ignatius P. Tan

Clinical Professor of Biology; Assistant Director, Undergraduate Studies; Head of Image Analysis Facility

Research Interests: Gap junctions; characterization of gap junction proteins in spermatogenesis

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Daniel Tranchina

Professor of Biology and Mathematics

Research Interests: Computational Neuroscience, Phototransduction, Stochastic Problems in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Statistical Analysis and Modeling of Genome-Scale Data

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Christine Vogel

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Interests: mass spectrometry, quantitative proteomics, dynamical systems, translation regulation, stress response, protein evolution

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Tyler Volk

Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

Research Interests: Environmental challenges to global prosperity, metapatterns and principles of form and function in systems, CO2 and global change, the role of life in Earth dynamics

Faculty in Abu Dhabi

 

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Stéphane Boissinot

Professor of Biology, Science

Research Interests: Evolutionary genomics; Transposable elements; Evolutionary biogeography

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Dipesh Chaudhury

Assistant Professor of Biology, Science

Research Interests: Sleep and circadian regulation in depression; Optogenetics; Electrophysiology

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Youssef Idaghdour

Assistant Professor of Biology, Science

Research Interests: Gene-environment interactions; Systems genetics of disease; Single-cell genomics

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Piergiorgio Percipalle

Associate Professor of Biology, Science

Research Interests: functional organization of the cell nucleus; transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation of gene expression during differentiation and development; nuclear actin and myosin

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Kirsten Sadler Edepli

Associate Professor of Biology, Science

Research Interests: Epigenetics; Development; Liver disease

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Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani

Associate Professor of Biology, Science

Research Interests: Systems and synthetic biology. Metabolic modeling. Algal-based biofuels.

Faculty in Shanghai

 

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Gang Fang

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Comparative genomics, genome evolution, system and synthetic biology

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Jungseog Kang

Assistant Professor of Biology

Research Interests: Spindle assembly checkpoint kinases, chromosome segregation and mitosis, anti-mitotic cancer drug screen, single cell-image analysis