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Sabine Ehrt



Sabine Ehrt received her Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. As a postdoctoral fellow she started her work on Mycobacterium tuberculosis at Cornell University Medical College and then at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Ehrt joined the faculty in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College in 1999. She is currently Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Co-Chair of the Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Graduate Program. 


  • Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award (WCGS, 2020) 
  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology (2015) 
  • Excellence in Mentoring (WCM Postdoctoral Association, 2006) 
  • Career Scientist Award, Irma T. Hirschl Trust (2005) 

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