Sep 08, 20153:30 PMFaculty Poster Sessions- Day 1Lubin Dining Hall
Sep 09, 20153:30 PMFaculty Poster Sessions- Day 2Lubin Dining Hall
Wednesday, September 09, 201510:30 AM
Thesis Defense SeminarVasiliki Pappa
Thursday, October 15, 20151:00 PM
Thesis DefenseMelinda Ng
Rachel Schnur is a Ph.D. candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Jonathan Backer.
Why I Chose Einstein
At another New York school where I was applying, I asked the students, "Are you happy?" They said, "We’re grad students. We’re not supposed to be happy." Einstein had a very collaborative
atmosphere and everybody
seemed happy. People here were
excited to tell me about their
research and about the prospect
of teaching me.
Favorite Story About My Research
I spent my
second rotation in Jon Backer’s lab
focusing on cell signaling. I hated
[cell signaling] in college, but Jon
made it sound really interesting.
He put me on another project
studying a protein involved in
nutrient sensing. I ended up falling
in love with it.
Best Thing About Being a Student at Einstein
Here [at Einstein] you have more
of a sense of community. There
are things to do in the Bronx and
there are a lot of things happening