Scott A. Noggle, PhD, Principal Investigator of NYSCF's scientific team, is conducting research at NYSCF's state-of-the-art laboratory and also serves as a technical and scientific resource to other researchers working in the laboratory. Scott previously managed the Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative's Derivation Core facility at The Rockefeller University for the past two years. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Ali H. Brivanlou at The Rockefeller University studying the signaling pathways that maintain pluripotency and control neural induction in hESCs. He received his PhD from the Medical College of Georgia and his BS and MS from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He has also been appointed an Adjunct Associate Research Scientist in Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics at Columbia University.