Einstein Experts for Media

Molecular and Cell Biology

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D.

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Developmental and Molecular Biology

Professor, Anatomy and Structural Biology

Co-Director, Institute for Aging Research

Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Molecular BiologyAgingAutophagy

Cellular biology

Dr. Cuervo is considered a leader in the field of autophagy – the process by which cells recycle their waste. The Barcelona native is also an expert on the molecular biology of aging. Dr. Cuervo has been quoted in numerous publications, including The New York Times and the Scientist. She is co-editor-in-chief of Aging Cell and associate editor of Autophagy and has served on various NIH advisory panels and study sections, on the NIA Council and is currently member of the NIH Council of Councils. read more...

 

Robert H. Singer, Ph.D.

Robert H. Singer, Ph.D.

Professor and Co-chair, Anatomy & Structural Biology

Co-director, Gruss Lipper Biophotonics Center

Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Professor, Cell Biology

Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Anatomy & Structural Biology

Single-cell imagingmRNABiophotonics

Dr. Singer is a leader in the field of biophotonics, which enables scientists to observe activities within living cells at the molecular level, and in the study of mRNA, a molecule that controls the expression and positioning of proteins within cells. Dr. Singer, who was called a “pioneer” by Science magazine, leads a robust lab that focuses on how RNA is expressed by the genome and how it travels from the site of its birth to its ultimate location in the cell where it makes proteins. read more...