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  • Photo of Efrain C. Azmitia
    Efrain C. Azmitia

    Professor of Biology and Neural Science

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    Research Interests: 

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

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    Kenneth D. Birnbaum

    Associate Professor of Biology

    Faculty Director of the Cellular Analysis Core
    Director, PhD Program

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    Behavioral genetics / Neurobiology / Circadian rhythms

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    Richard A. Bonneau

    Professor of Biology and Computer Science

    Faculty Director of Bioinformatics

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    Research Interests: 

    Systems Biology and Protein Modeling

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    Richard L. Borowsky

    Professor of Biology

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    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

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    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

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    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 Biology

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    Research Interests: 

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

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    Carlos Carmona-Fontaine

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    Chromatin, Transcription, DNA damage and repair

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    Lionel Christiaen

    Associate Professor of Biology

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    Plant Systems Biology and Evolutionary Genomics

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    Claude Desplan

    Silver Professor;

    Professor of Biology

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    Comparative and functional genomics of endospore-forming bacteria.

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    Sevinc Ercan

    Associate Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Developmental Genomics, Epigenetics, Chromatin

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    David H. Fitch

    Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

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

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    Nataliya Galifianakis

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Elodie Ghedin

    Professor of Biology and Global Public Health

    Faculty Director of Genomic Sequencing

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

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

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    Kris Gunsalus

    Associate Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Developmental systems biology.

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    Andreas Hochwagen

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Chromosome structure and checkpoint regulation in meiosis

  • Photo of Manpreet S. Katari
    Manpreet S. Katari

    Clinical Associate Professor of Biology

    Coordinator of Computational Studies

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    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

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    Gene function and mechanisms of gene regulation during Drosophila development.

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    Edo Kussell

    Associate Professor of Biology and Physics

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    Research Interests: 

    Computational biology, evolution, and biological physics

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    Fei Li

    Associate Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    epigenetics, epigenomics, chromatin

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    Esteban O. Mazzoni

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Stem cell biology, cell fate differentiation, developmental neuroscience

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    Alexander Mogilner

    Professor of Mathematics and Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Cell motility, cell division, dynamics of cytoskeleton

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    Brian Parker

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

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    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

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    Plant Evolutionary Genomics

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    Michael R. Rampino

    Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Earth history, evolution, causes of mass extinctions, volcanology

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    Carol Shoshkes Reiss

    Professor of Biology and Neural Science

    Director, NYU Science Training Enhancement Program NYU-STEP

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    Research Interests: 

    Viral infection of the CNS; the role of innate immunity in the host response; viral oncolysis; olfaction associated behaviors; translational medicine.

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    Matthew Rockman

    Associate Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Evolutionary and molecular causes of heritable variation in animals

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    Christine A. Rushlow

    Professor of Biology

    Director, Masters Program

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    Research Interests: 

    Molecular mechanisms underlying early development in Drosophila

  • Photo of Neville Sanjana
    Neville Sanjana

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Bioengineering, Genomics, Neuroscience, Cancer Biology, Systems Biology

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    Rahul Satija

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Single cell genomics, transcriptional regulation, computational biology

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    Katie Schneider Paolantonio

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    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

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    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

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    Research Interests: 

    evolutionary systems biology; robustness and evolution of complex traits

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    Stephen J. Small

    Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Spatial control of gene transcription during early Drosophila development

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    Duncan Smith

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    Research Interests: 

    Mechanisms and regulation of DNA replication; epigenetics; RNA processing

  • Photo of Ignatius P. Tan
    Ignatius P. Tan

    Clinical Professor of Biology

    Assistant Director, Undergraduate Studies; Head of Image Analysis Facility

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    Research Interests: 

    Gap junctions; characterization of gap junction proteins in spermatogenesis

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    Daniel Tranchina

    Professor of Biology and Mathematics

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    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

    Assistant Professor of Biology

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    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

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    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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    Stephane Boissinot

    Professor of Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi

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    Research Interests: 

    Evolutionary genomics; Transposable elements; Evolutionary biogeography

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    Dipesh Chaudhury

    Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi

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    Research Interests: 

    Sleep and circadian regulation in depression; Optogenetics; Electrophysiology

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    Youssef Idaghdour

    Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi

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    Research Interests: 

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

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    Piergiorgio Percipalle

    Associate Professor of Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi;

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    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, NYU Abu Dhabi;

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    Research Interests: 

    Epigenetics; Development; Liver disease

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    Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani

    Associate Professor of Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi

    Managing Director, Center for Genomics & Systems Biology, NYU Abu Dhabi

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    Research Interests: 

    Systems and synthetic biology. Metabolic modeling. Algal-based biofuels.

  • Faculty in Shanghai
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    Gang Fang

    Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU Shanghai

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    Research Interests: 

    Comparative genomics, genome evolution, system and synthetic biology

  • Photo of Jungseog Kang
    Jungseog Kang

    Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU Shanghai

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    Research Interests: 

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

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