Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle
Position: Assistant Professor Biochemistry; Structural Biology Initiative at the Advanced Science Research Center
Program: Biochemistry
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Phone: 212-413-3245
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Yale University
Research Interests: protein and RNA granules, intracellular liquid organelles, and protein assembly and aggregation, as well as neurophysiology and degeneration
Elbaum-Garfinkle’s research focuses on protein and RNA granules, intracellular liquid organelles, and protein assembly and aggregation, as well as neurophysiology and degeneration. She was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University, where she received a Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health. She is a City University of New York graduate, having earned a B.A. in Physics from Hunter College.