Welcome to the Department of Molecular Pathobiology

Molecular Pathobiology

Chair: Nigel Bunnett, PhD
Professor, Molecular Pathobiology
Interim Chair, Dept. of Biomaterials

Vice-Chair for Research: Jean-Pierre Saint-Jeannet, PhD
Professor, Molecular Pathobiology

Vice-Chair for Education: Eric Baker, M.Phil
Clinical Associate Professor, Molecular Pathobiology


Our Values

  • Members of the Department of Molecular Pathobiology are dedicated to the highest quality of biomedical research, education and community service.
  • We undertake research, education and community service with aspiration, passion, pride and spirit.
  • We research mechanisms of normal human biology and disease through studies of molecules, cells, tissues and systems.
  • We educate dental students in the foundational sciences and train future generations of clinicians.
  • We provide a supportive and stimulating environment for training the next generation of research scientists.
  • We are a respectful, equitable, diverse and inclusive community that fosters creativity, innovation and collaboration. We share these values with the New York University community and the public at large.


Cell Signaling, Infection & Immunity, Skeletal & Craniofacial Biology, Developmental Biology, Biological Anthropology and more.
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Teaching with Plastinations, Instructional Technology Advances for Enhanced Education, Teaching & Learning Scholarship, and DDS, Dental Hygiene, and Postgraduate Course Instruction.
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