Alisa Surkis, PhD, MLS


Translational Science Librarian

Phone: 212-263-2953
Email: alisa.surkis@med.nyu.edu

Portrait

Alisa Surkis is the Translational Science Librarian, working with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute as well as the Center for Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, to both develop new resources to further the goals of the CTSI, and to help members of the CTSI best make use of existing library resources.


Alisa is a graduate of the Queens College MLS program and received an AB in Physics from the University of Chicago, an MS in Physics from Stanford University, and a PhD in Neural Science from NYU.


Her research interests include the role of the library in translational research, informatics, and e-science.

Publications

  • Hanson, Karen; Read, Kevin; Surkis, Alisa. How to avoid a data management nightmare. [S.l. : s.n.], 2014.

  • Williams, Jeff; McCrillis, Aileen; McGowan, Richard; Nicholson, Joey; Surkis, Alisa; Thompson, Holly; Vieira, Dorice. Leveraging technology and staffing in developing a new liaison program. Medical reference service quarterly. 2014; 33(2):157-166.
    DOI: 10.1080/02763869.2014.897515
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  • Hanson, Karen; Surkis, Alisa; Yacobucci, Karen. Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Short Acts. [S.l. : s.n.], 2013.

  • Surkis, Alisa; McCrillis, Aileen; McGowan, Richard; Williams, Jeffrey; Schmidt, Brian L; Hardt, Markus; Rambo, Neil. Informationist Support for a Study of the Role of Proteases and Peptides in Cancer Pain. Journal of escience librarianship. 2013; 2(1):35-40.
    DOI: 10.7191/jeslib.2013.1029
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  • Sanchez, R M; Surkis, A; Leonard, C S. Voltage-clamp analysis and computer simulation of a novel cesium-resistant A-current in guinea pig laterodorsal tegmental neurons. Journal of neurophysiology. 1998; 79(6):3111-3126.
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  • Surkis, A; Peskin, C S; Tranchina, D; Leonard, C S. Recovery of cable properties through active and passive modeling of subthreshold membrane responses from laterodorsal tegmental neurons. Journal of neurophysiology. 1998; 80(5):2593-2607.
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  • Surkis, A; Taylor, B; Peskin, C S; Leonard, C S. Quantitative morphology of physiologically identified and intracellularly labeled neurons from the guinea-pig laterodorsal tegmental nucleus in vitro. Neuroscience. 1996; 74(2):375-392.
    DOI: 10.1016/0306-4522(96)00139-X
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  • DAGENAIS, M; SURKIS, A; SHARFIN, WF; WINFUL, HG. INTRACAVITY OPTICAL BISTABILITY DUE TO THERMALLY INDUCED CHANGES IN ABSORPTION AND REFRACTION. IEEE journal of quantum electronics. 1985; 21(9):1458-1461.
    DOI: 10.1109/JQE.1985.1072817
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