Dr. Schneider holds the Albert B. Sabin chair of molecular pathogenesis at the NYU School of Medicine. He received his Ph.D. from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed postdoctoral training at Princeton University in tumor virus-host cell interactions. He joined the faculty at NYU School of Medicine in 1986, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1991 and to Full Professor in 1996. Bob has devoted his research career for over 20 years to elucidating the fundamental mechanisms by which cancers develop, ultimately focusing his research about six years ago on the development, progression and metastasis of breast cancer. He has published over 100 papers in these and related areas and is the recipient of a number of awards. Bob has trained over 40 graduate students and postdoctoral research fellows and has awarded 23 Ph.D. degrees from his laboratory.