The Department of Cell Biology engages in pioneering basic and translational research and provides exceptional graduate and postdoctoral training in cell and molecular biology, focusing on seven dynamic research areas.

The department has a rich and distinguished history of scientific discovery and innovation. It consistently ranks among the top 10 in the nation in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and in the top 5 in NIH funding per investigator. Our faculty participate and have leading roles in a diverse range of Einstein centers and institutes, including the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center (MECC), the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, MECC’s Cancer Dormancy and Tumor Microenvironment Institute, MECC’s Blood Cancer Institute, the Institute for Aging Research, the Gruss-Lipper Biophotonics Center, and the Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute.

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Cell Biology Retreat 2023

  • Wednesday, June 26

    RNA Symposium

    Speaker: Dr. Robert Singer

    12:00 PM 3rd Fl. Lecture Hall, Forchheimer cellbio@einsteinmed.edu
  • Wednesday, June 26

    CB Journal Club

    Speaker: Mark Soto
    The Gritsman Lab

    Speaker: Sara Mosavarpour
    The LaFave Lab

    4:00 PM 425, Chanin cellbio@einsteinmed.edu

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