Snider Desir

Snider Desir

Contact Info

Ph.D., Physiology, University of Minnesota, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, 2018

B.S., Biology, Kutztown University of Pennsyvania, 2011

Snider is a Cell Biologist for the In-Silico Discovery Unit at GlaxoSmithKline PLC., in Collegeville, PA.


Dissertation Title: The Role of Tunneling Nanotubes in Mediating Intercellular Communication in Cancer

Advisor: Emil Lou, M.D., Ph.D.

Date of Final Defense: December 19, 2017

Awards & Recognition

  • Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Award, 2017
  • Community of Scholars Program Research Travel Grant, 2015
  • The Lifson/Johnson Memorial Teaching Award, 2014
  • Council of Graduate Students Teaching Award, 2014
  • People's Choice Award, 3 Minute Thesis Competition, 2014