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Sophie Astrof

Sophie Astrof received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in 1995 in the laboratory of Dr. Abeles. She received her Ph.D. degree in Virology from Harvard University in 2000 in the laboratory of Dr. John A.T. Young. Consequently, she did her postdoctoral work with Dr. Richard Hynes at MIT where she developed her interest in extracellular matrix biology and cardiovascular development. Astrof lab investigates mechanisms by which cell-extracellular matrix interactions orchestrate cardiovascular development and how alterations in these interactions cause congenital heart disease.

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Posts by Sophie Astrof

Postdoctoral position to study blood vessel morphogenesis

Posted by , on 19 October 2018

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sophie Astrof at Rutgers University to study roles of cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions in cardiovascular development and congenital heart disease. ...

Postdoctoral Position in Cell Adhesion and Cardiovascular Development Lab

Posted by , on 15 August 2018

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sophie Astrof at Thomas Jefferson University to study roles of cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions in cardiovascular development and congenital heart ...

Postdoctoral Position in Cardiovascular Development

Posted by , on 16 July 2018

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sophie Astrof at Thomas Jefferson University to study roles of cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions in cardiovascular development and congenital heart ...

Postdoctoral Position in Cardiovascular Development and Congenital Heart Disease

Posted by , on 25 May 2018

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sophie Astrof at Thomas Jefferson University to study roles of cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions in cardiovascular development and congenital heart ...

Postdoctoral position in cardiovascular development lab

Posted by , on 13 January 2018

The composition of extracellular microenvironment is dynamically regulated in time and space during embryonic development. Our lab discovered that cell-type specific expression of the extracellular matrix (ECM) protein fibronectin is ...

Recent jobs by Sophie Astrof

Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted by , on 20 November 2021

A postdoctoral position in vascular morphogenesis is now open in the lab of Sophie Astrof at Rutgers University, https://sites.rutgers.edu/astrof-lab/ to study vascular plasticity and remodeling in congenital heart disease, and how cell-ECM interactions regulate the interplay between angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, and vascular cell fate choices. For further information on our work, please see the following publications: […]

Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted by , on 2 November 2021

Astrof lab (https://sites.rutgers.edu/astrof-lab/) is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to study how cell-ECM interactions regulate angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, and vascular cell fate choices during cardiovascular development. For further information on our work, please see the following publications: Warkala et al., Cell – ECM Interactions Play Multiple Essential Roles in Aortic Arch Development. Circ Res. 2021 Feb 5;128(3): […]

Postdoc in cardiovascular development

Posted by , on 8 July 2021

We are looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow to study mechanisms by which cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions regulate cardiovascular development and how dysfunctional ECM signaling results in congenital heart disease. In vivo projects in the lab focus on the role of ECM in the regulation of vascular progenitor cell fate specification and cardiovascular morphogenesis with […]