City Tech Faculty Mentors

  • Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

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  • Professor of Chemistry

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  • Professor of Biology

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    He received his PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology at UMDNJ-Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ Research Interests: Longevity factors Stress resistant mechanisms Cell signaling molecules

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy

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    Laureen Park is an Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Social Science department. She received her Ph.D. from the New School for Social Philosophy. Her research interests include applying psychoanalytic and phenomenological approaches to problems of conflict resolution, pedagogy, and most recently to understanding the status of digital ontology and artificial intelligence.

  • Professor of Biology

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    He received his PhD in Environmental & Evolutionary Biology at University of Louisiana at Lafayette Research Interests: Deep-sea biology Evolution and diversity of marine invertebrates, with particular interest in cnidarians Molecular systematics and evolutionary history of the Class Anthozoa (Phylum Cnidaria) * Current focus: sea anemones (actiniarians) and black corals (antipatharians) Effects of dispersal and gene flow on the genetic structure of shallow- and deep-water populations Evolution of mitochondrial gene order, gene content and genome architecture in basal metazoans

  • Professor of Biology

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    She received her PhD in Biology, 2012 * Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany * Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing, Heidelberg University * Center of Molecular Biophysics, Heidelberg University and Oak Ridge National Lab * Dissertation: ‘Recognition of a specific DNA sequence by EcoRV Restriction Endonuclease: A Molecular Dynamics Study’ Research Interests: * Computational molecular modeling * Protein-DNA interaction * Molecular recognition * Structure prediction * Understanding the mechanism of action of restriction and repair enzymes

  • Professor of Biology

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    He received his PhD in Neuroimmunology at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

    Research Interests: * Neuroimmunology – Understanding how immune system can alter nervous system functioning in autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) * Neurodegenerative diseases – Antibody-based therapeutics for treating diseases like Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Olufemi Sodeinde

    Olufemi Sodeinde

    OSodeinde@citytech.cuny.edu

    Professor of Biology