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Alice Trye (left) and Victoria McIlrath (right) celebrate their 2015 graduation with their resear...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. Click on the highlighted alumni to read their testimonials.

  • Emma Kamen ’18: Admissions Counselor, Marymount Manhattan College
  • Tracy Tauro ’18: Research Assistant, Department of Orthopedics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
  • Alexis Valera ’18: Doctor of Physical Therapy program, Hunter College
  • Keaven Caro ’17: Research Assistant, Friedman Brain Institute - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Meredith Matos ’17: Researcher, Retroviral Disease Center at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital
  • Taylor Morgan ’17: FACS Flow Cytometry Laboratory Technician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Beatriz Morocho ’17: Touro College of Pharmacy
  • Elevit Perez ’17: Research Technician, Integrated Genomics Operation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Rosie Wenrich ’17: Research Technician, Integrated Genomics Operation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Zane Younger ’16: University College London, M.Sc. program in Population Health
  • Marisa Dunigan ’15: Research Technician, Integrated Genomics Operation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Catherine Gaissert ’15: University of California-Davis Physician Assistant Program
  • Austin Gellis ’15: Drafter, TJP Engineering (Aquarium Systems)
  • Victoria McIlrath ’15: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Katherine Ness ’15: Medical Technician and Scribe, Pediatric Ophthalmic Consultants, New York, NY
  • Alice Trye ’15: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, M.D. program 
  • 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
  • Danielle Khost ’13: University of Rochester, Ph.D. program, Biology (Concentration – Ecology and Evolution) 
  • Ashley Pirovano ’13: Community Scientist, BioBus (M.P.S, Plant Science and Biotechnology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry)
  • Catherine Smith ’13: Elephant Caretaker, Smithsonian’s National Zoo, Washington, D.C.
  • Alexandra Tarasenko ’13: Research Associate, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Dr. Mallori Fitzgerald ’12: Veterinarian, Oradell Animal Hospital (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: Georgetown University, M.P.S. program, Real Estate; Asset Management, Clark Enterprises, Inc., Bethesda, MD
  • 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.: Tufts University School of Medicine, M.D. program (Harvard University Master’s in Immunology awarded 2016)
  • Jennifer Lentine ’10: Researcher, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • Devin Columbus ’09, M.A.: Research Coordinator, HCV Linkage to Care from NYC Jails, NYU Langone at Bellevue Hospital Center (Hunter College M.A. in Biology)
  • Sabrina Shapiro ’09: Doctor of Physical Therapy program, George Washington University
  • 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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