Our Alumni

Alice Trye (left) and Victoria McIlrath (right) celebrate their 2015 graduation with their research mentor, Prof. Ann Aguanno.Alice Trye (left) and Victoria McIlrath (right) celebrate their 2015 graduation with their research mentor, Prof. Ann Aguanno.MMC Biology alumni go on to a diverse array of careers and graduate programs:

  • Marisa Dunigan ’15: Research Technician, Integrated Genomics Operation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Victoria McIlrath ’15: Drexel University College of Medicine, M.S. program

  • Katherine Ness ’15: Medical Technician and Scribe, Pediatric Ophthalmic Consultants, New York, NY

  • Alice Trye ’15: Research Data Associate, Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine

  • Michelle Umpierrez ’15: King’s College London, Masters Programme in Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Research

  • Senada Arucevic ’14: Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing, Long Island University

  • Maria Ordoñez ’14: Nursery Liaison and Clinical Research Coordinator, Columbia University Medical Center

  • Anna Patruno ’14: Research Assistant, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Iris Platt ’14: Columbia University Teachers College, M.S. program in Neuroscience and Education

  • Daniel Emerson Khost ’13: University of Rochester, Ph.D. program, Biology (Concentration – Ecology and Evolution) 

  • Ashley Pirovano ’13: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Ph.D. program, Biochemistry

  • Catherine Smith ’13: Elephant Caretaker, Smithsonian’s National Zoo, Washington, D.C.

  • Alexandra Tarasenko ’13: Research Associate, Columbia University Medical Center

  • Mallori Fitzgerald ’12: University College Dublin - School of Veterinary Medicine

  • Olympia Gaglioti ’12: Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. program

  • Beverly Hanson ’12: Animal Trainer, Long Island Aquarium

  • Kirtan Kaur ’12: New York University Langone Medical Center, Ph.D. program

  • Kortney Rogers  ’12: Study Coordinator, CCTI Biobank for Translational Research, Columbia University

  • Laura Anthony Moyer ’11: Boston University, M.A. program, Pathology

  • Jasmina Bogdanovic ’11, M.P.H.: Graduate Research Assistant, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Columbia University M.P.H. awarded 2013)

  • Christina Galifianakis ’11: Atlas Environmental Laboratory, New York, NY

  • Laura Herren ’11: Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. program, Geosciences

  • Raymond Romano ’11, M.P.H., M.S.N., R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Ph.D. program (Boston University M.P.H. awarded 2013, Vanderbilt University R.N. awarded 2014, Board Certified as Family Nurse Practitioner 2015) 

  • Zachary Barbati ’10, M.S.: Harvard University, Master’s program in Medical Sciences in Immunology

  • Jennifer Lentine ’10: Researcher, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

  • Devin Columbus ’09, M.S.: Research Laboratory Technician, New York University Langone Medical Center (Hunter College M.S. in Biology)

  • Peter Fuzesi ’08, M.S.: Eastern Virginia Medical School, M.S. in Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Embryology and Andrology

  • Holly Ringhauser ’08, D.O.: Resident in Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine D.O.)

  • Leslie Burton McCauliff ’07, Ph.D.: Rutgers University, Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences

  • Mariya Milko ’07, D.O.: Resident Physician, Largo Medical Center, FL (New York College of Osteopathic Medicine D.O.)

  • Ashley Brower ’07: Structural Biology Research Associate, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

  • Elizabeth Perez ’07, M.S.: Biologist, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (George Washington University M.S. in Infectious Disease awarded 2013)

  • Iva Srdanovic ’06: Long Island University, Ph.D. program, Pharmaceutics

  • James Betz ’05, M.P.H.: Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration (New York University M.P.H.)

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