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Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Life Sciences Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146  

Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Acting Chairperson: Wise Young


Bruce Babiarz, B.A., SUNY (Oswego); M.A., Miami (Ohio); Ph.D., Cincinnati

Joanna Burger, B.S., SUNY (Albany); M.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Minnesota

David T. Denhardt, B.A., Swarthmore; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Emmet A. Dennis, B.S., Cuttington College (Liberia); M.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Connecticut

Francine B. Essien, A.B., Temple; Ph.D., Yeshiva (Einstein College of Medicine)

A. Farmanfarmaian (Emeritus), B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford

Martin Grumet, B.S., Cooper Union; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Nathan H. Hart, B.A., Clark; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Ronald P. Hart, B.S., Connecticut; Ph.D., Michigan

Robert B. Herman (Emeritus), A.B., M.A., M.S., New York; Ph.D., Rutgers

Arnold G. Hyndman, A.B., Princeton; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

W. Robert Jenkins (Emeritus), B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., Virginia; Ph.D., Maryland

Alice Y.-C. Liu, B.S., Chinese University of Hong Kong; Ph.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Charles E. Martin, B.S., Illinois; Ph.D., Florida

Gary F. Merrill, B.S., Weber State; Ph.D., Michigan State

Charles H. Page, B.S., Allegheny College; M.S., Ph.D., Illinois

Jamshid Rabii, A.B., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., California (San Francisco)

Melitta Schachner, Diploma in Biochemistry, Tübingen; Ph.D., Max-Planck- Institut für Biochemi (Munich)

Kathleen M. Scott, B.A., Brown; Ph.D., Yale

Richard E. Triemer (Emeritus), B.A., Bloomfield College; Ph.D., North Carolina

Aurea C. Vasconcelos (Emerita), B.S., Puerto Rico; M.S., George Washington; Ph.D., Chicago

Guy Werlen, B.S., Rousseau College; M.S., Ph.D., Geneva (Switzerland)

Wise Young, B.A., Reed; Ph.D., Iowa; M.D., Stanford

Edward J. Zambraski (Emeritus), B.S.E., Cortland State; Ph.D., Iowa

Associate Professors:

Morad A. Abou-Sabe (Emeritus), B.S., Alexandria (Egypt); M.S., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Sidney Auerbach, B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Lori R. Covey, B.S., California (Riverside); Ph.D., Columbia

Robin L. Davis, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.A., San Diego State; Ph.D., Stanford

Dunne Fong, B.S., Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Shu-Chan Hsu, B.S., Ph.D., British Columbia

Megerditch Kiledjian, B.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Mark R. Plummer, B.S., Cornell; Ph.D., Stanford

Assistant Professors:

Bonnie Firestein-Miller, B.S., Michigan; M.S., Ph.D., California (San Diego)

Gutian Xiao, B.S., Hubei (China); M.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Fudan (China)


Anne Keating, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience offers a course of study that provides fundamental and comprehensive training in the areas of cell biology and neuroscience. The major objective of this program is to prepare students for graduate studies in cell biology and neuroscience; entry into professional schools in medicine, dentistry, or other health-related fields; or employment in industrial and pharmaceutical companies.

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