Yevgeniy Izrayelit, Ph.D.

Yevgeniy Izrayelit, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Biomedical Engineering

E-mail: yevgeniy_izrayelit AT
Office: MRL 301
Postal: 182 Hope St, Box D. Providence RI 02912


Yevgeniy Izrayelit received his B.A. in Biochemistry in 2006 from Vassar College. Yevgeniy joined the Ph.D. program in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University in 2009 and conducted his thesis research in the laboratory of Professor Frank Schroeder. During his time at Cornell, Yevgeniy was a participant in the Chemistry Biology Interface Training Grant and served as its Elected Student Representative in 2012-2013. Yevgeniy spent the summer of 2013 in an internship at Pfizer in the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases Research Unit based in Cambridge, MA in the laboratory of Kay Ahn, Ph.D.. Yevgeniy also had the opportunity to receive international training in metabolomics at Imperial College London, spending two months in 2012 in the lab of Jake Bundy, Ph.D. in the Department of Surgery and Cancer. While at Cornell, Yevgeniy was a member of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly from 2009-2013, and served as the Chair of the Student Advocacy Committee in 2012-2013. He is also a co-founder of Cornell's Graduate Association of Chemistry. He received the Bayer Teaching Excellence Award in 2011 and was a two time recipient of the Vassar College Mary Landon Sague Fellowship. In the spring of 2014 Yevgeniy also received the Proctor & Gamble Cornell Graduate Student Best Paper Award and the Tunis Wentink Prize for outstanding academic and research performance. 

In June of 2014, Yevgeniy started as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Wong Lab in the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University. Yevgeniy’s current work explores cancer metabolism in the tumor microenvironment using 3D cell culture.

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