Department of Cell Biology

Harry Eagle Scholar Award

Stipend $55,000/year

Applicants should be within 2 years of the completion of their PhD or MD-PhD degree and have a proven track record of excellence in research. The Department of Cell Biology and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine offer outstanding state-of-the-art facilities to conduct molecular and cellular biology studies. The College offers subsidized housing. The award is for two years with eligibility for a third year.

The following faculty are part of the program:

Leonard Augenlicht
Nutritional and genetic regulation of intestinal homeostasis and stem cell functions.

Eric Bouhassira
Stem cell biology, epigenetics, erythropoiesis, DNA replication.

Winfried Edelmann
Mouse models to study DNA repair genes in cancer and meiosis.

Paul Frenette
Understanding healthy and malignant hematopoietic stem cell maintenance, prostate cancer microenvironment and pathophysiology of sickle cell disease.

Dmitry Fyodorov
Chromosome assembly and dynamics; ATP-dependent nucleosome remodeling; histone chaperones; sperm chromatin; Drosophila melanogaster.

Matthew Gamble
Regulation of chromatin structure and function during cancer and senescence by the histone variant macroH2A.

Kira Gritsman
The P13 Kinase signaling pathway in adult blood development and leukemia.

Wenjun Guo
Regulation of stem-cell states in the mammary gland and breast cancer.

Keisuke Ito
Biomedical research aiming toward the development of stem cell therapies.

Margaret Kielian
Virus assembly and budding; host factors in virus infection; virus-membrane fusion.

Richard Kitsis
Fundamental mechanisms of cell death and their application to heart disease and cancer.

Charles Query
Mechanism and modulation of spliceosome function.

Matthew Scharff
Molecular basis of mutation and switching of immunoglobulin genes and use of monoclonal antibodies in infections.

Carl Schildkraut
Role of dynamic DNA structures in the etiology of cancer, fragile X syndrome and telomere dysfunction. Projects include studies in embryonic stem cells.

Robert Singer
RNA trafficking

Arthur Skoultchi
Chromatin structure and function; normal and malignant hematopoiesis; cell cycle regulation; embryonic stem cells and knock-out mice.

Pamela Stanley
Functions of mammalian glycans in development, spermatogenesis and Notch signaling.

Ulrich Steidl
Transcriptional dysregulation of pre-leukemic cell states and their therapeutic targeting.

B. Hilda Ye
Oncogenes in the development of normal and malignant B cells.


Interested individuals should contact one of the above faculty members at Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, New York, NY 10461. Applications should consist of a CV and three letters of recommendation and are evaluated throughout the year. Learn about the faculty’s research programs at  EOE. "

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