Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Engagement; Professor of Biology; Global Network Professor of Biology
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Mount Holyoke College (Biology and Anthropology); M Med Sci Harvard Medical School; PhD Harvard University; Post-doctoral training MIT
Research Websites: Sadler Edepli Lab
Research Areas: Liver Regeneration, Epigenetics, ER Stress, Cancer, Fatty Liver, Zebrafish, Mice
Kirsten Sadler (Edepli) is a geneticist and cell biologist who has pioneered the use of zebrafish as a model to study development, disease and regeneration. Her group focuses on the epigenetic regulation of toxicant responses, development and cancer in zebrafish, regeneration in mice and limb regeneration in octopus. She received a BA from Mount Holyoke College, a Masters in Medical Sciences from Harvard Medical School, a PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from Harvard University and was a post-doctoral fellow at MIT. She has served on the faculty of Bosphorus University in Istanbul, Türkiye at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY and is currently a global network professor of biology at New York University Abu Dhabi. She is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education and has served as Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity and is currently the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Engagement at NYUAD.