June 25-26th, 2024
Mentoring and highlighting future leaders in the life & biomedical sciences

Organizers & Mentors


Ashton Murray

Chief Diversity Officer
Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Rockefeller University

Daniel Mucida, Ph.D.

Professor; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Faculty Organizing Chair
Laboratory of Mucosal Immunology
The Rockefeller University

Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D.

Chapman Perelman Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics
The Rockefeller University

Sohail Tavazoie, M.D., Ph.D.

Leon Hess Professor; Senior Attending Physician
Laboratory of Systems Cancer Biology
The Rockefeller University

Ahram Kim

Program Manager
The Rockefeller University

Kelly Ann Turner

Executive Administrator
The Rockefeller University


Gregory Alushin, Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology
Paul Cohen, Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism
Daniel Kronauer, Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior
Luciano Marraffini, Laboratory of Bacteriology
Daniel Mucida, Laboratory of Mucosal Immunology
Priya Rajasethupathy, Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition
Vivana Risca, Laboratory of Genome Architecture and Dynamics
Sohail Tavazoie, Laboratory of Systems Cancer Biology
Kivanç Birsoy, Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics
Lamia Wahba, Laboratory of Non-canonical Modes of Inheritance
Steve Bonilla, Laboratory of RNA Structural Biology and Biophysics
Jeremy Rock, Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Biology
Sebastian Klinge, Laboratory of Protein and Nucleic Chemistry

University Leadership

The Rockefeller University Exceptional Scholars Workshop is grateful for the tremendous support of University Leadership:
Richard Lifton, President
Cori Bargmann, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Timothy O’Connor, Executive Vice President
Lindsey Cole, Program Director, Academic Committees and Initiatives
Brian Dougherty, Board Relations and Academic Programs Associate