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Iva Greenwald, PhD
Investigator / 1994–Present

Scientific Discipline

Developmental Biology, Genetics

Host Institution

Columbia University

Current Position

Dr. Greenwald is also a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Current Research

LIN-12/Notch Signaling and Cell Fate Specification in Development

Iva Greenwald's work is focused on LIN-12/Notch function in cell-cell interactions that specify cell fate during development.

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Down-regulation of LIN-12::GFP...

Biography

Dr. Greenwald is also a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She received her B.S. degree from Cornell University and her Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute…

Dr. Greenwald is also a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She received her B.S. degree from Cornell University and her Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She did postdoctoral work at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, and was on the faculty of Princeton University before moving to Columbia. Dr. Greenwald was recently elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Education

  • BS, Biological Sciences, Cornell University
  • PhD, biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Awards

  • Fellow, Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
  • Searle Scholar
  • DuPont Young Faculty Award

Memberships

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • National Academy of Sciences