Faculty

There are 30 faculty members in the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine.  The faculty members are also affiliated with various Departments within the NYU School of Medicine and other institutes and programs.  The Skirball institute provides a collaborative environment to conduct cutting edge research.  The major research areas within the institute are:

  • Developmental Genetics
  • Molecular Neurobiology
  • Molecular Pathogenesis
  • Structural Biology

 

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A

Armache
Karim-Jean Armache, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Molecular Studies of Chromatin Structure and Epigenetics

B

Belasco
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Microbiology

 


Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation
Burden
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Cell Biology
 

Development and Function of Neuromuscular Synapses

C

Cadwell
Kenneth H. Cadwell, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Microbiology
 

Host-Pathogen Interactions in Inflammatory Disease
Chao
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Cell Biology, Physiology and Neuroscience, and Psychiatry
 

Mechanisms of Growth Factor Receptor Action

D

Dustin
Michael L. Dustin, PhD
Muriel G. and George W. Singer Professor of Molecular Immunology
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Pathology
 

Dynamics and Structure of Immunological Synapses

F

Froemke
Robert C. Froemke, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Otolaryngology and Physiology and Neuroscience
 

Synaptic Plasticity, Network Dynamics, and Behavior

G

Wenbiao Gan, PhD
Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Physiology and Neuroscience

Structural Plasticity of Synapses In Vivo

H

Hubbard
E. Jane Albert Hubbard, PhD
Associate Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Pathology

Developmental Genetics of Germline Proliferation in C. Elegans
Steven hubbard
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
 

Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Protein Tyrosine Kinases

K

Knaut
Holger Knaut, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Muscle and Neuron Migration

L

Lafaille
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Pathology and Medicine
 

Pathogenesis of Autoimmune and Allergic Diseases
Lehmann
Ruth Lehmann, PhD
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Professor of Cell Biology
Director, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Director Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology
Department of Cell Biology
HHMI Investigator
 

Germline Development in Drosophila
Littman
Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD
Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Pathology and Microbiology
HHMI Investigator

T Lymphocyte Development and Retroviral Pathogenesis

N

Jeremy F. Nance, PhD
Associate Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Gastrulation and Cell Polarity
Neubert
Thomas A. Neubert, PhD
Associate Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Director - Proteomics Core
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
 

Using Mass Spectrometry to Study Proteins and Cell Signaling
Novick
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Microbiology and Medicine
 

Regulation of Virulence and Molecular Genetics of Mobile Pathogenicity Islands in Staphylococcus aureus

R

Ringstad
Niels Ringstad, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Neuropeptide Signaling, Biogenic Amine-Gated Channels and Behavior

S

Schwab
Susan R. Schwab, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Pathology

Lymphocyte Trafficking, Inflammation, and Sphingosine-1-Phosphate
Sfeir
Agnel Sfeir, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Telomere Maintenance in Mammalian Cells
Skolnik
Edward Y. Skolnik, MD
Norman S. Wikler Professor of Medicine
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Director Division of Nephrology
Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology

Potassium Channels and Histidine Phosphorylation/Dephosphorylation in Immune Regulation and Other Processes.
Smith
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Pathology

Telomere Function in Aging, Stem Cells, and Cancer
Stadtfeld
Matthias Stadtfeld, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Reprogramming and Mammalian Stem Cells
Stokes
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Scientific Director - NYCSBE CEM
Department of Cell Biology 

 


Electron Microscopy of Macromolecular Complexes
Greg Suh, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Gene and Neural Circuit Mediating Innate Behavior

T

Tahiliani
Mamta V. Tahiliani, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
 

Epigenetic Modifications of DNA and Regulation of the Genome
Torres
Jesus Torres-Vazquez, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology
 

Mechanisms that Shape the Anatomical Patterning of the Vasculature in Zebrafish
Treismann
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology
 

Cell Communication in Drosophila Visual System Development
Turnbull
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Departments of Radiology (CBI) and Pathology

In Vivo Micro-Imaging of Mouse Brain and Cardiovascular Development

W

Wang
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Department of Cell Biology

Structure and Mechanism of Membrane Transporters and Channels