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Laura Schramm

Associate Dean, Graduate Division
Professor
Biological Sciences
Howard Hughes Medical Associate, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
PhD, SUNY at Stony Brook, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
MS, St. John’s University, Toxicology
BS, SUNY at Stony Brook, Biochemistry

Areas of Specialization
Eukaryotic gene expression, RNA polymerase III transcription, cancer biology, phytochemicals and chemoprevention.

Research
Regulation of RNA polymerase III transcription in breast and prostate cancer by the polyphenols EGCG (green tea), resveratrol (red wine) and genistein (soy)

Professional Experience
2016-Present
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, St. John’s University

2011-Present
Associate Dean

2009-2016
Associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, St. John’s University

2003-2009     
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, St. John’s University

2002-2003    
Research Scientist/Asst. Professor Radiation/Oncology Department of Radiation/Oncology, The Long Island Campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (LIJMC), Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park

Honors and Awards
2003-2008 - Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, St. John’s University, Queens, NY

Former Students
Dr. Ingrid Veras, Assistant Professor, LaGuardia Community College, Division of Natural Science
Dr. Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski, Instructor, Penn State, Beaver Campus
Dr. Joby Jacob, Assistant Professor, LaGuardia Community College, Division of Natural Science