Richard L. Possemato, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, NYU
Postdoctoral Fellow with David Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology, William Hahn, advisor Harvard Medical School, 2008
B.S. Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001
B.S. Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001
For his doctoral work, Richard studied cellular models of human cell transformation under the advisement of Dr. William Hahn. In his post-doctoral studies with Dr. David Sabatini, Richard developed genetic tools and designed culture systems to investigate the contributions of the nutrient environment on cancer cell metabolism, and described a key role for the serine biosynthesis pathway in human breast cancer. Richard joined the Pathology Department at the NYU School of Medicine in 2014.
B.S. Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
M.S. Molecular Biology, Bilkent University, Turkey, 2014
B.S. Chemistry, University of Virginia, 2012
B.S. Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, 2011
M.S. Biology, University of California San Diego, 2014
Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2017
Former Lab Members
Ph.D., Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 2015