Location: Seminar Room, Biomedical Sciences Building, Newcastle Road, NUI Galway

Nov 22 2017

Susan Sharfstein is a Professor of Nanobioscience at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York. Professor Sharfstein received her B.S. in chemical engineering with honors from Caltech in 1987 and her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from UC Berkeley in 1993, receiving graduate fellowships from the university and the National Science Foundation.  She received a National Institutes of Health Individual Research Service Award to pursue postdoctoral studies, initially at UC Berkeley and subsequently at the UCLA Medical School. Dr. Sharfstein joined the faculty at the University of Toledo in Bioengineering in 1996. In 2000, she received a National Science Foundation POWRE award to study glycobiology at the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratories.

The title of Prof. Sharfstein's  talk is "Novel culture systems for trabecular meshwork and Schlemm's canal cells: An in vitro model for screening glaucoma therapeutics"

Hosted by: Dr Sharon Glynn and Prof. Abhay Pandit

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