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Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

The Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at New York University School of Medicine is a division of New York University's Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences. It offers interdisciplinary training programs in the basic medical sciences, leading to the Ph.D. degree.

Upcoming Events

  • April 21
Thesis Defense: Melissa V. Fernandez
"Ion Efflux and Influenza Infection Trigger NLRP3 Inflammasome Signaling in Human Dendritic Cells"
9:30 am in Skirball 2nd Fl Conference Rm
  • April 23
Thesis Defense: Jemmie Cheng
"Novel roles for H3K4 mono-methylation in gene repression and Sin3 recruitment"
11:00 am in Smilow 1st Fl Seminar Rm
  • April 28
Thesis Defense: Seth Nickerson
"Targeting Aberrant Ras Signaling with Synthetic Peptide Mimics of Sos"
3:00 pm in Skirball 4th Floor Seminar Rm
  • April 30
Thesis Defense: Bryan King
"Control of Myc Ubiquitylation in Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis"
10:00 am in Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Rm 
  • May 1
Thesis Defense: Marc Coussens
"RAG2's Acidic Hinge Guards the Lymphocyte Genome and Prevents Lymphomagenesis"
9:30 am in Skirball 4th Fl Seminar Rm
  • May 2
Thesis Defense: Heather L. Bowling
"The role of de novo protein synthesis in shaping the response of the brain to antipsychotics and BDNF"
10:00 am in Skirball 3rd Fl Conference Rm


Past Events

  • Aug 12-16
New Student Orientation - Welcome to Sackler!
  • Aug 12
Fall 2013 Registration
  • Aug 15
Thesis Defense: Laurie Cox
"The Developmental Role of the Intestinal Microbiota in Shaping Adult Body Composition"
10:00 am in Skirball 3rd Seminar Room
  • Aug 20
Thesis Defense: Alex Porras
"Multisensory Stochastic Motor Control System Based on Bio-inspired Non-Linear Properties of the Inferior Olive Neurons"
2:00 pm in Smilow Seminar Room
  • Nov 2-3
2013 What Can You Be With a PhD? Conference


News and Highlights



  Three students from the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at the School of Medicine were part of a winning team at NYU Stern School of Business's (NYU Stern) Entrepreneurs Challenge.

For the full article, visit NYULMC2
For more information on Stern's Entrepreneurs Challange, visit Stern.

  For the most up to date news from the main Washington Square Campus, visit the News & Publications page