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Edward M. Laufer, PhD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC
Edward M. Laufer, PhD
Molecular genetic analysis of vertebrate pattern formation.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Pathology & Cell Biology

Education & Training

  • BS, 1984 Life Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • PhD, 1990 Cell Biology/Cytology, University College London
  • Fellowship: 1998 Harvard Medical School

Past Positions

7/2015-present:     Lecturer Columbia University, Department of Pathology

7/2015-present:     Adjunct Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, University of Utah

7/2007-6/2015:      Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC, Columbia University

4/1998-6/2007:      Assistant Professor of Genetics and Development, Columbia University

1/1991-3/1998:      Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. Clifford Tabin; Developmental Biology; Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Teaching Responsibilities

1998-2008:            Lecturer in Developmental Biology and Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics graduate courses, Columbia University.

July 2013:              Lecturer, European Society for Endocrinology - Bregenz Summer School on Endocrinology, Bregenz, Austria.

2007-2009:            Director and Lecturer Human Development course for MD and DDS students, Columbia University Medical Center.

2009-present:        Director and Lecturer Human Development/Basic Development fo Tissues section of Molecular Mechanisms of Health and Disease course for MD and DDS students, Columbia University Medical Center.

Honors & Awards

1982 Sun Oil Company Research Fellow, MIT 1984 Sigma Xi 1991-1993 Harvard Medical School Genetics Department Merck Corporation Research Fellow 1999 March of Dimes Basil OConnor Scholar 1999 Monique-Weill Caulier Career Scientist

NIH Grants

  • CANONICAL WNT SIGNALING REGULATION OF ADRENOCORTICAL STEM CELLS (NY State Gov)

    Mar 1 2013 - Feb 28 2015

    IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL ADRENOCORTICAL STEM CELL MARKERS (NY State Gov)

    Mar 1 2013 - Feb 28 2015

    MOLECULAR REGULATION OF ADRENAL CORTEX HOMEOSTASIS AND REMODELING (Federal Gov)

    Apr 1 2009 - Jun 30 2014

    REGULATION OF ADRENOCORTICAL ALDOSTERONE PRODUCING CELL HOME OSTASIS AND REGENERATION (Private)

    Jul 1 2008 - Jun 30 2012

    DIFFERENTIATION OF ES CELLS INTO ADRENOCORTICAL LINEAGES (NY State Gov)

    Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2011