Jeremy Baskin

Assistant Professor

Department, Institute & Program Affiliations:
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Weill Institute for Cell & Molecular Biology

Academic focus: 
Chemical and cell biology of lipid signaling

Current research project: 
My research will center on pioneering innovative chemical approaches to probe the cell biology of diverse classes of lipids in normal physiology and in disease, with a major focus on developing new molecular imaging methods.

Previous positions: 
Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine, 2010-2015

Academic background: 
S.B., Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Last book read: 
"Words Without Music" by Philip Glass

In your own time/when not working: 
Playing the piano

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching: 
Organic Chemistry

What most excites you about Cornell: 
The breadth and depth of academic excellence across the campus