Research Summary

Provides strategic direction for all HDFCCC research activities in conjunction with HDFCCC Leadership
Leads center-wide strategic planning activities
Develops the strategic vision for cancer research at the HDFCCC and monitors progress
Identifies and outlines long-term vision and goals, policies, and procedures


University of Rochester, BS,  Biochemistry, 2003
Weill Cornell Medical College, PhD, Pharmacology, 2008
Hebrew University of Jerusalem,  Postdoctoral fellowship, Genetics, 2012

Selected Publications

  1. Keenan BP, Sibley A, Zhang L, Westring AF, Velazquez AI, Bank EM, Bergsland EK, Boreta L, Conroy P, Daras M, Hermiston M, Hsu G, Paris PL, Piawah S, Sinha S, Sosa JA, Tsang M, Venook AP, Wong M, Yom SS, Van Loon K. Evaluation of Culture Conducive to Academic Success by Gender at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Oncologist. 2023 Jul 13.  View on PubMed
  2. Salazar E, Bank EM, Ramsey N, Hess KC, Deitsch KW, Levin LR, Buck J. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum adenylyl cyclase-β and its role in erythrocytic stage parasites. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e39769.  View on PubMed
  3. Bank EM, Gruenbaum Y. The nuclear lamina and heterochromatin: a complex relationship. Biochem Soc Trans. 2011 Dec; 39(6):1705-9.  View on PubMed
  4. Bank EM, Ben-Harush K, Feinstein N, Medalia O, Gruenbaum Y. Structural and physiological phenotypes of disease-linked lamin mutations in C. elegans. J Struct Biol. 2012 Jan; 177(1):106-12.  View on PubMed
  5. Mattout A, Pike BL, Towbin BD, Bank EM, Gonzalez-Sandoval A, Stadler MB, Meister P, Gruenbaum Y, Gasser SM. An EDMD mutation in C. elegans lamin blocks muscle-specific gene relocation and compromises muscle integrity. Curr Biol. 2011 Oct 11; 21(19):1603-14.  View on PubMed
  6. Bank EM, Gruenbaum Y. Caenorhabditis elegans as a model system for studying the nuclear lamina and laminopathic diseases. Nucleus. 2011 Sep-Oct; 2(5):350-7.  View on PubMed
  7. Bank EM, Ben-Harush K, Wiesel-Motiuk N, Barkan R, Feinstein N, Lotan O, Medalia O, Gruenbaum Y. A laminopathic mutation disrupting lamin filament assembly causes disease-like phenotypes in Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Biol Cell. 2011 Aug 01; 22(15):2716-28.  View on PubMed
  8. Azzam ZS, Sharabi K, Guetta J, Bank EM, Gruenbaum Y. The physiological and molecular effects of elevated CO2 levels. Cell Cycle. 2010 Apr 15; 9(8):1528-32.  View on PubMed
  9. Kamenetsky M, Middelhaufe S, Bank EM, Levin LR, Buck J, Steegborn C. Molecular details of cAMP generation in mammalian cells: a tale of two systems. J Mol Biol. 2006 Sep 29; 362(4):623-39.  View on PubMed

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