Elyse Bolterstein
Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5742
Molecular genetics and toxicology
Courses Taught
Essential Skills for Biologists (BIO 150)
General Biology 1 (BIO 201)
Cell Biology (301)
Genetics (BIO 303)
Current Topics in Genetics (BIO 427)
Biological Literature (BIO 405)
Research Interests
My research interests include the role of DNA repair proteins in aging, cellular interactions during tumorigenesis, and physiological responses to environmental toxins.

Ph.D. in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.S. in Resource Ecology and Management from the School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan

Selected Publications

Bolterstein, E., Rivero, R., Marquez, M. and McVey, M. (2014) The Drosophila Werner exonuclease participates in an exonuclease-independent response to replication stress. Genetics. 197(2): 643-52.

BBH 352A
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5742
Office Hours
Please email e-bolterstein@neiu.edu to arrange to meet or speak with Dr. Bolterstein.
Main Campus