Peter Lipke | Biology



Peter N. Lipke

Professor of Biology

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York


Baltimore City College High School                    1967                    General Diploma

U. of Chicago                                 B.S.                      1971                    Chemistry

U. California Berkeley                 Ph.D                     1976                    Biochemistry

U. Wisconsin                                 Post-doctoral    1976-1978         Developmental Zoology


Professional Experience:

                                      1978-2006        Assistant Professor to Professor of Biological Sciences, Hunter College

                                      1990-2006        Coordinator & Project Director (1994-2006) Hunter College MARC Program

                                      1991-1993        Chair, CUNY Ph.D. Program in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

                                      2000-2006        Founding Project Director, Hunter College MBRS-SCORE Research Program

                                      2006-                  Professor of Biology, Brooklyn College

                                      2006-2017        Project Director, Brooklyn College MBRS-SCORE Research Program

                                      2007-2013, 2019-2020      ChairOrganism, Brooklyn College Biology Department

                                      2011                    CUNY Chancellor’s Steering Committee to Increase Faculty Diversity

                                      2013-2015        Faculty Fellow for Research Development, Natural & Behavioral Sciences

                                      2018-                  Coordinator, NY Area Yeast and Fungi Meetings

                                      2019-                  Am. Soc. Microbiology Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities



ASM William A. Hinton Award for outstanding contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities

             in microbiology, 2018

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


Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, elected 2014

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

Editorial Board, Pathogens 2019-

Editorial Board, Eukaryotic Cell, 2013-2015

Editorial Board, J. Bacteriology 1994-1999

Claire and Leonard Tow Professor of Biology, 2008-2010

FASEB Lecturer, 1996

MARC Senior Faculty Fellow, 1993-4

Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Postdoctoral Fellow, 1976-1978

Profile: “Strength in numbers” International Innovation, June 2013.


Bibliography (106 papers)


Grant Support

Research                                                                                 Pedagogy and Mentoring

NIH: 1979-2016                                                                     NYC Board of Ed., 1992

NSF: 1988-1990, 2011-2013                                               NIH: 1979-2006

Mycologics, Inc. 2004-8

Biothera, Inc, 2011-14