Glenn Monastersky

Glenn Monastersky
Name: Glenn Monastersky
Title:Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering; Chair, Rensselaer Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee; Chair, Renssealer Institutional Biosafety Committee
Department Biomedical Engineering
School Engineering
Center Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS)
Bio Glenn Monastersky joined Rensselaer in 2006. His priorities include the design, development and supervision of the CBIS Research Cores, the facilitation of interdepartmental faculty and student collaborations, the management of CBIS operations, the successful recruitment of faculty and the acquisition of external research collaborations and partnerships. His career research interests have included human embryonic stem cell biology, mammalian gene regulation and expression, transgenic animal disease models, cancer cell biology, pharmacogenomics and reproductive biology.

Monastersky received his Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology from Rutgers University followed by postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School and Integrated Genetics. He has held international positions in research and corporate management at Genzyme, Charles River Laboratories, AviGenics and Hoffmann-La Roche.
Education Ph.D. - Rutgers University and UMDNJ (1986)