Name: Honig, Lee
Year you started at ISMMS: 2011
Program: PhD MTA: SBDT
Why you chose ISMMS?
Proximity to NYC area; Translational medicine opportunities
Lab: Donald K. Scott
Determining how glucose regulates gene expression in pancreatic beta cells in order to promote proliferation of beta cell mass for diabetes disease therapeutics
Undergrad institution and major: Hofstra University, B.S. in Chemistry
What did you do between college and grad school?
2 years in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) plastic industry working as the chief chemist (on-site) and quality control manager
What do you like to do outside of school?
Music, cooking, hiking, traveling, football, Sunday night HBO rituals
What is your favorite quote? “Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.” – Lewis Carroll
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