Dr. Zaslavsky joins the Science faculty at BASIS Independent Brooklyn after spending years in the research world and teaching chemistry at the college level. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemistry from Moscow State University with a “Diploma with Excellence” distinction. Dr. Zaslavsky went on to receive his doctorate in biochemistry from Moscow State and master’s degree in teaching with a focus on chemistry instruction from SUNY Stony Brook’s School of Professional Development.
Dr. Zaslavsky has extensive publications to his credit in peer reviewed articles, and he has presented at scientific talks and seminars worldwide. He held academic research positions at both Albert Einstein College of Medicine and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Biochemistry. He has held peer reviewed grants from the American Heart Association with his work on “proton transfer by cytochrome oxidase.”
After receiving his master’s degree in chemistry teaching, he college level chemistry for nearly 12 years. He recently started teaching high school chemistry at Poughkeepsie High School before coming to BASIS Independent Brooklyn.