• GRADUATE ASSISTANT | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • GRADUATE STUDENT | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Topics:

Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, Biomedical Sciences, Biostatistics, Blood, Cell Biology, Cellular Differentiation, Cellular Immunity, Differentiation, Gene Expressions, Gene Regulation, Genomics, Global Health, HIV/AIDS, Hematopoiesis, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Interferon, Lymphocytes, Macrophage, Mathematical Modeling of Biomedical Systems, Mathematical and Computational Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Systems Biology, T Cells, Technology & Innovation, Trafficking, Viruses and Virology

Phillip Cohen is a current MD/PhD student in the Microbiology multidisciplinary training area at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Phillip Cohen is a member of the Rosenberg lab where he focuses on using high throughput genomics tools to study host-viral interactions. In his work he has developed and used single cell sequencing methodologies and analysis platforms to characterize T cell and monocyte responses to different viral pathogens.

Phillip Cohen graduated from the University of Rochester in 2015 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Microbiology.

He was a URMC Summer Scholar and deKiewet Summer Research Fellow at the University of Rochester in 2010 and 2011, respectively. There he was awarded the Prince Street Scholarship, the Take Five Scholarship, and the Ayman Amin-Salem Memorial Prize. He studied Medical Practice & Policy at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in 2013 and was awarded Best Essay for  Intercultural Leadership Award and was a finalist for the overall award. He graduated magna cum laude and a member of Phi Beta Kappa from the Unviersity of Rochester. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the Infectious Disease Society of America, the American Medical Association, and the American Physician Scientist Association.


Brad R Rosenberg

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Microbiology [MIC]


BS, University of Rochester