Rappoport completed his bachelor's degree in Biology at Brown University (RI, USA). He then went on to earn a PhD from the Program in Mechanisms of Disease and Therapeutics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Graduate School of Biological Sciences of New York University (USA). Rappoport spent the early parts of his career working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics based in The Rockefeller University (NY, USA). He was subsequently recruited as a tenured faculty member to work as part of the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham (UK). 2014 marked the return of Rappoport to the USA, where he is currently a Research Professor in Molecular Cell Biology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (IL, USA). He is also the Director of the Center for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) and Nikon Imaging Center (NIC), a large core facility consisting of eight members of staff that support around 200 different laboratories.
- Molecular cell biology
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)