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Biographical Sketch: Alexandra Ainsztein, Ph.D.

Dr. Ainsztein
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Alexandra Ainsztein, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Cell Biology and Biophysics. She manages research grants related to membrane trafficking, the molecular mechanisms and dynamics of the secretory pathway and organelle biogenesis. Ainsztein is also involved with PSI:Biology, the newest phase of the NIGMS Protein Structure Initiative. Before joining the Institute, she served as a scientific review officer in the NIH Center for Scientific Review. Ainsztein earned a B.A. in biochemistry from Brandeis University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Florida, then did postdoctoral research in cell biology at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Edinburgh and NIH’s National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

To contact Alexandra Ainsztein, send e-mail to or call 301-594-0828.

This page last reviewed on September 08, 2014