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Department of Microbiology and Immunology Receives Generous Gift

Mervin and Elaine Jacobs, Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Rabbi Alan G. Ciner, Ira Schwartz, Ph.D., Amy S. Kahn 

Mervin and Elaine Jacobs, second and third from left, have been long time dear friends of Touro College and University System. After meeting with Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., far left, chancellor and chief executive officer, they were inspired to support NYMC's Department of Microbiology and Immunology and its vital research endeavors. From left: Rabbi Alan G. Ciner, vice president of the Touro College and University System; Ira Schwartz, Ph.D., professor and chairman of microbiology and immunology; and Amy S. Kahn, vice president of development and alumni relations.