Department of Cell Biology

Barbara Birshtein, PhD -- Biosketch

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Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Chanin Bldg., Room 417
718.430.2291

Barbara.Birshtein@einstein.yu.edu

Research Interest 
Recent Publications 
Biosketch
 

Education and Training

BS (Cellular Biology), Univ. of Michigan,1965
PhD (Immunology), Johns Hopkins University,1971
Research fellow (Immunology), Albert Einstein Col. of Medicine,1971-1973

Research and Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1973-1979
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1979-1984
Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1984-
Director of Sue Golding Graduate Division of Medical Sciences 1990 – 1993

Awards
   
Phi Beta Kappa,1966
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowship,1966-1967
NIH Predoctoral Fellowship,1967-1971
American Cancer Society Faculty Research Award,1977-1982
Established Investigator, American Heart Association,1984-1989
NIH MERIT AWARD,1984-1994
Burroughs Wellcome Visiting Professor, Loyola University,1991
Recipient of Harry Eagle Award for Outstanding Basic Science Teaching, 2005

Advisory Activities

Member of NIH Allergy and Immunology Disease Study Section,1981-1985
Member of American Cancer Society Advisory Committee on Immunology and Immunotherapy,1987 - 1991
Member of Study Section for Israel Cancer Research Fund,1987-1991
Member NIAID Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation Research Committee,1993-1997
Section Editor of Molecular Genetics, Journal of Immunology,1981-1987
Editorial Board, Molecular and Cellular Biology,1985-1991
American Association of Immunologists - Education Committee,1981-1985
American Association of Immunologists - Program Committee, 1986-1989
American Association of Immunologists - Committee on the Status of Women,1989-1993
American Association of Immunologists - Chair, Publications Committee,1992-1995
Member of Howard Hughes Predoctoral Fellowship Panel, 1997-1999:
Member of NIH’s Immunological Sciences Working Group, 2000:
Member of Site Visit Team to FDA, 2001
Member of NIH Ad Hoc Study Sections, 2000-2004
Member of Study Section Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Awards, 2004
Member of Study Section for Department of Defense Breast Cancer Awards, 2004, 2008
 
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