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  • Shady Amin, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sa132@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara; MA Chemistry, San Diego State University; ...

    Research Interests: Marine Microbial Ecology; Environmental Microbiology

  • Stéphane Boissinot, Program Head, Biology; Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sb5272@nyu.edu
    Education: BS and PhD Université Montpellier II

    Research Interests: evolutionary biology

  • Dipesh Chaudhury, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dc151@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc University of London, School of Pharmacy; PhD Open University

    Research Interests: neural circuits, mood disorders, memory loss

  • Kirsten Sadler Edepli, Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity; Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kirsten.edepli@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Mount Holyoke College (Biology and Anthropology); M Med Sci Harvard Medical School; PhD Harvard U...

    Research Interests: Liver regeneration, epigenetics, ER stress, cancer, fatty liver, zebrafish, mice

  • Youssef Idaghdour, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: youssef.idaghdour@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc in Biology from Ibn Zohr in Agadir; MSc, University of Leicester; PhD, North Carolina State Un...

    Research Interests: Population and medical genomics, gene-environment interactions

  • Piergiorgio Percipalle, Associate Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pp69@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Molecular Genetics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy; PhD, Molecular G...

    Research Interests: molecular genetics, cell biology

  • Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Associate Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ksa3@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, MA, San Francisco State University (Advisor: Prof. Gregory A. Antipa); PhD, Northwestern Univers...