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Ruth Silver

Ruth has been a mentor at Empire State College since 1990.  She began her graduate work with a project in molecular biology at Binghamton University.  This was followed by a doctoral dissertation on cell surace proteins and lectins in erythroid cells.  She teaches Human Biology, Human Nutrition and Environmental Science all at the introductory level.  Some examples of advanced biology classes she teaches are Genetics, Cell Biology and Biochemistry.  


  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Albert Einstein College of Medicine