Degrees

Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, CUNY Graduate Center

M.A. in Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Georgian Court University

M. Phil. in Biological Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center

M. A. in Biological Sciences, CUNY Hunter College

M. S. Ed. in Adolescent Education in Biology, CUNY College of Staten Island

Scholarship / Publications

  • Esposito, M. and King, A. (2020) New York City: COVID-19 Quarantine and Crime. Journal of Criminal Psychology. Manuscript accepted.
  • Esposito, M., Sherr, G. L., Esposito, A., Kaluski, G., Ellington, F., & Shen, C. H. (2020). Accumulation of unacetylatable Snf2p at the INO1 promoter is detrimental to remodeler recycling supply for CUP1 induction. PloS one15(3), e0230572.
  • Esposito, M. M., & Sherr, G. L. (2019). Epigenetic Modifications in Alzheimer's Neuropathology and Therapeutics. Frontiers in neuroscience, 13, 476.
  • Esposito, M. M. (2016). The Implications of Chromatin Remodelers' Acetylation in INO1 Activation. Academic Works.
  • Esposito, M., Konarzewska, P., Shen, C.-H. (2012). INO1 induction requires chromatin remodelers Ino80p and Snf2p but not the histone acetylases. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 418(3), 483-488.
  • Esposito, M., Konarzewska, P., Odeyale, O., and Shen, C.-H. (2009). Gene-wide histone acetylation at the yeast INO1 promoter requires the transcriptional activator Ino2p. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 391(2), 1285-90.
  • Xing, C., Liu, T., Zheng, J., Ng, J., Esposito, M., & Hu, Q. (2009). Rh(I)/diene-catalyzed addition reactions of aryl/alkenylboronic acids with aldehydes. Tetrahedron Letters: International Organ for the Rapid Publication of Preliminary Communications in Organic Chemistry, 50(35), 4953-4957.

Research

Research interests/specialties include Molecular Genetics, Medical Microbiology, and Environmental Science, as well as Criminal Justice and Human Rights.  Interested Undergraduate and Masters students can contact me regarding research opportunities at michelle.esposito@csi.cuny.edu

Research Collaborations include work with NJCU, Wagner College, and Georgian Court University.

The LSAMP (NYC Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) research program is an NSF grant funded program dedicated to encouraging and increasing women and underrepresented minority student participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) research.  Any student interested can either email michelle.esposito@csi.cuny.edu or louis.petingi@csi.cuny.edu

Courses Taught

  • Molecular Foundations Cell Function Lecture (General Bio/Anatomy/Physiology)
  • Principles of Biology Lecture
  • General Biology Part II Lecture
  • Genetics Lecture
  • Genetics Laboratory
  • Microbiology Lecture
  • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology Lecture
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Clinical Nursing Microbiology Lecture
  • Clinical Nursing Microbiology Laboratory
  • Cell Biology Laboratory
  • Graduate Molecular Genetics Lecture
  • Graduate Molecular Genetics Laboratory
  • Macaulay Honors Science and Technology Seminar Lecture
  • Online Microbiology Lecture and Online Microbiology Laboratory
  • Online Advanced Ecological Microbiology Lecture and Laboratory
  • Advanced (Environmental/Ecological) Microbiology Lecture
  • Advanced (Environmental/Ecological) Microbiology Laboratory
  • Medical Microbiology Lecture
  • Medical Microbiology Laboratory