May 28, 20153:00 PMCommencement CeremonyNY, NY
May 29, 201512:00 PMAnnual PhD Distinguished Alumnus SeminarToby Tucker Hecht, Ph.D. (Einstein '73)Forchheimer Medical Science Building 5th floor lecture hall
Monday, June 22, 20151:00 PM
Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Role of miR-375 in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Invasion"Lizandra Jimenez, MS
Monday, June 29, 20151:00 PM
Thesis DefenseTynisha Thomas
Tuesday, June 30, 201510:00 AM
Thesis Defense SeminarCatherine Manix Feintuch
Raquel Castellanos is a Ph.D. candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Bernice Morrow.
Why I Chose Einstein
I wanted to continue my graduate career at a top research institution that had a competitive yet collaborative and friendly environment. After my interview at Einstein, I realized that I had found that place.
What’s Exciting About My Research at the Moment
I am focusing on inner-ear development, specifically looking at upstream regulation of a transcription factor called tbx1. Currently, I’m in the process of analyzing regulatory regions in the tbx1 locus.
Best Thing About Being a Student at Einstein
Everything is the result of collaboration. For my third lab rotation, I worked with zebrafish because I wanted to do something related to development. When I declared my lab with Bernice Morrow, she had begun some work with zebrafish, although her lab primarily uses the mouse model. I said to her, "I think this would be a cool model to work with to answer this question we are trying to answer." She was completely open to it, and we now have two of us working with zebrafish.
Fall 2016 applications open
Deadline for Fall 2016 application
Applicant Interviews (candidates are contacted for interviews)
Julius Marmur Symposium and revisit day for accepted students
Accepted students submit final decision
Entering Class of 2016 begins