Darshan J. Desai
|Title:||Director, Pre-health Programs/Pre-health Advisor|
|Office:||Central King Building Room 339|
|Hours:||Fall 2014- Monday 1:pm to 230PM, Wednesday 1030am to 1230pm ; Friday period is for Pre-Health Advisement. Appointments REQUIRED!! NO WALK-IN ACCEPTED- Must email firstname.lastname@example.org for appointment day and time.|
|Dept:||Office of the Provost|
I am a cell biologist utilizing a neuronal model from the Peripheral Nervous System. My doctoral dissertation work dealt with the role of E-cadherin, a cell adhesion molecule localized on the Schwann cell plasma membrane, and its function in regulating myelination. Currently, I am the NJIT University Pre-Health Advisor, helping undergraduate students matriculate into various health professional programs; additionally I'm a lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences, where I have taught courses in Neuropathology, Neurobiology and Mammalian Physiology
B.S. in Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1995.
Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, 2010