Kenneth Danishefsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology, Department Chair

  • Campus:
    Lander College for Women / The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School
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Dr. Kenneth Danishefsky previously taught at New York Medical College and Yeshiva University, where he was named Teacher of the Year. He has published extensively on the subject of cardiovascular molecular biology and conducted research at the Roche Institute for Molecular Biology in New Jersey. He actively encourages research outside the structure of the classroom, and oversees the College’s teaching and research laboratories in the natural sciences.


Ph.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Courses Taught

Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology II
Cell Physiology
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Senior Honors Project