SBCNY Education and Outreach

SBCNY Fellow Spotlights
Jayanth Krishnan Roy Song, currently enrolled in the PhD program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is the first author of a study published in the journal PNAS, titled "ERK Regulation of Phosphodiesterase 4 Enhances Dopamine-stimulated AMPA Receptor Membrane Insertion".
Jayanth Krishnan Jayanth Krishnan, currently enrolled in the Accelerated Physician-Scientist Program (BS/MD) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, is a recipient of a 2011 Davidson Scholarship. Jay, who conducted research under the mentorship of SBCNY Investigator Avi Ma'ayan, was the winner in the Engineering category at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF). His project was selected as one of the top eight overall projects which earned him a trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
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Johnson Ho Johnson Ho, City College of New York, Biomedical Engineering major, received the 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and was selected as the 2011-2012 Valedictorian of the Grove School of Engineering. Johnson was a summer 2009 SBCNY Fellow who worked under the mentorship of Kevin Costa (MSSM, Department of Medicine) on a project titled: Post-Infarction Left Ventricular Remodeling and the Law of Laplace.
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Jayanth Krishnan Sara Wildstein from Queens College (Class of 2010), was one of the recipients of the 2010 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. She is currently a medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Under the mentorship of SBCNY Investigator Eric Sobie during the summer of 2009, Sara's project was titled: Computational modeling of 'leaky' ryanodine receptors and triggered arrhythmias in heart cells.
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Summer Undergraduate Research Program
The Systems Biology Center New York (SBCNY) Undergraduate Research Program offers summer research fellowships to City University of New York (CUNY) undergraduates who are planning to pursue PhD or MD/PhD degree programs after graduation and who are interested in incorporating systems biology approaches into the research that they pursue.

Predoctoral and Postdoctoral

Research Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
The Center sponsors fellowship programs offering research training in systems biology to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
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Systems Biology of Disease and Therapeutics Predoctoral Training Program
We developed a predoctoral training program in pharmacology and systems biology to train students to integrate approaches in systems biology, genomics and pharmacology in order to elucidate the pathophysiology of complex human diseases and develop novel therapeutic strategies.

MSSM Systems Biology Graduate Courses
The Center developed two new graduate level courses focused on integration across biomedical disciplines: Systems Biology: Biomedical Modeling and Systems Biomedicine: Molecules, Cells and Networks. Both courses are offered every year at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine as core courses within the Systems Biology of Disease and Therapeutics (SDBT) training program.
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Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Visiting Faculty

Distinguished Visiting Faculty
This program brings recognized leaders in various fields to the Center to facilitate interactions with SBCNY Investigators and trainees.

Public Outreach

Workshops, Seminars and Symposia
The public outreach activities of the Center include the annual SBCNY symposium held at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. In addition to the annual symposium, public outreach activities include: a seminar series featuring leaders in systems biology and workshops on the use of software tools and resources developed within the Center.
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