Siu Sylvia Lee



Siu Sylvia Lee is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. She received a B.A. in Biochemistry from Rice University in 1995 and a Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1999. She received her postdoctoral training at the Department of Molecular Biology of Massachusetts General Hospital & the Department of Genetics of Harvard Medical School, where she was awarded a Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. She joined the faculty at Cornell in 2003, and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2010. She is in the graduate fields of Genetics & Development, Biochemistry, Molecular, & Cell Biology, Comparative Biological Science, and Nutrition. Her research is supported by the National Institute of Aging and the Ellison Medical Foundation.

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