Peter Lipke | Biology



B.S. 1971, Chemistry, The University of Chicago
Ph.D. 1976, Biochemistry, University of California at Berkeley
Postdoc. 1976-1978, Zoology, University of Wisconsin


Department of Biology, Brooklyn College 2006-

ChairOrganism, Biology Dept. 2007-2013

Director, NIGMS-SCORE Research Program at Brooklyn College 2006-present

Department of Biology, Hunter College 1978-2006

Director, Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program at

      Hunter College 1995-2006,

Director, NIGMS-SCORE Research Program at Hunter College 2000-2006

Co-Director, Brooklyn College MARC Program 2008-2010

CUNY Chancellor’s Steering Committee to Increase Faculty Diversity, 2011


ASM William A. Hinton Award for fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology, 2018

Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, elected 2014

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, elected 1991

Grant Reviews: NIGMS, NIDDK, NCI, NSF

Guest Editor: J, of Fungi special issue on Cell Adhesion in Fungal Pathogenesis and Lifestyle; 2018

Editorial Board, J. Bacteriol., 1994-9

Editorial Board, Eukaryotic Cell, 2013-2014

MARC Senior Faculty Fellow, 1993-4

FASEB Lecturer, 1996

Mentoring Award, Hunter College Biology Club, 1998

Invited Speaker: International Meeting on Fungal Cell Walls,

Monte Verita, Switzerland, 2001

            International Meeting on Fungal Cell Walls, Salamanca,

Spain, 2003

            7th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. Austin,

TX, 2004

            International Meeting on Fungal Cell Walls, Warsaw,

Poland, 2009

     FynSyS B conference on Candida, Aquafredda di Maratea, Italy, 2011

     11th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, San Francisco, 2012

External Advisory Committee

            U. Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus NIGMS-SCORE

Program-Chairperson, 2010;

Claire and Leonard Tow Professorship, Brooklyn College 2008-


Finalist, NIH Director's Pathfinder awards to increase minority

representation in the sciences



NSF: 1980-1990, 2011-13

NIH: 1990-2016

NYC Board of Ed., 1992

Mycologics, Inc. 2004-8

Biothera, Inc, 2011-14

Pedagogy and Mentoring

NIH: 1979-2010

NSF: 1988-1990

NYC Board of Ed. 1992