We are located in the Hammer Health Sciences Center on the northwest corner of 168th St. and Fort Washington Ave in the room 1130 on the 11th floor. All visitors without Columbia ID are required to check in with the security desk who will call the lab (5-0558 or 5-0556) before issuing a visitor’s pass. A photo ID is required for a visitor's pass. The Hammer Health Sciences Center is part of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center campus.

701 W. 168th St. HHSC 1130
New York, NY 10032,
United States

Benjamin Ohlstein Principal Investigator

Antonina Kuzmina Site Administrator
Lab Telephone:
Main office:
By Public Transportation:

Take the A, C, or #1 subway to 168th Street, or take the M2, M3, M4, M5, or M100 bus to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia. For additional bus and subway information, call the Metropolitan Transit Authority. 

By Car:
The most direct way to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia from most locations is to follow directions leading to the George Washington Bridge, then exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway, and then onto Riverside Drive (south). From there, continue south and turn left onto 165th Street (the first left south of the bridge). Proceed one block and turn right onto Ft. Washington Avenue, then turn right into the Medical Center parking garage.

From upstate New York and New Jersey: After crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson Parkway (also called the West Side Highway), and then to Riverside Drive.

From Riverdale and Westchester via the Saw Mill River Parkway: Exit the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Riverside Drive exit immediately past the George Washington Bridge.

From Westchester, Connecticut, and the East Side of Manhattan via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway, or Harlem River Drive: Approaching the George Washington Bridge, take the Henry Hudson Parkway exit; on the approach to the Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left and follow signs to Riverside Drive.

From the West Side of Manhattan: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to Exit 15-Riverside Drive South.


If you have any questions or enquiries you'd like to discuss, please do not hesitate to send us a message.
We always aim to reply within 24 hours.