Ed Eisenstein


 Ed Eisenstein  

University of Maryland/Universities at Shady Grove

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
University of Maryland Universities at Shady Grove
Room A231
9600 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: 240-314-6244



Ed's laboratory is investigating a number of questions involving plants, including their remarkable capacity to produce a complex array of interesting compounds, the way they respond to pathogens and disease, and also the feasibility of engineering their biosynthetic apparatus for applications ranging from human health to biofuel production. Ed is also on the Board of Trustees for several foundations and educational enterprises, including MdBio and the Rockville Science Center.

Eisenstein Lab Website

About the Rockville Science Center

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The Rockville Science Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring a passion for lifelong exploration of science by cultivating a sense of inquiry, discovery and understanding of the scientific foundations of everyday life. Today, the Rockville Science Center is committed to developing a series of engaging and relevant programs for all citizens of Rockville, including Science Cafés, one day science excursion called Explorations!, and a Robotics league for middle-school students.