Session date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Emily Bernstein, PhD

Associate Professor,

Departments of Oncological Sciences & Dermatology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Bernstein is a tenured Associate Professor of Oncological Sciences and Dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She performed her thesis research in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory Hannon at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory with a PhD from Stony Brook University. Dr. Bernstein completed her postdoctoral studies with Dr. David Allis at The Rockefeller University, supported by the National Science Foundation. She has made important scientific contributions to basic biology during her career, including understanding the mechanisms underlying RNA interference and chromatin regulation, and more recently, how the latter can impact on disease. Her laboratory studies epigenetic mechanisms underlying cancer initiation, progression, and drug resistance with a focus on malignant melanoma and neuroblastoma. She has been awarded numerous prizes including the Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research and her research program is supported by the Melanoma Research Alliance, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, and the National Cancer Institute.

Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 South 10th Street
Conference Room 105/107
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
Session Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance

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