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Clarissa Martinez

Region: Long Island
Program Institution:
SUC at Old Westbury


College/University: SUC at Old Westbury
Major/Minor: B.S. Biological Sciences
Graduation Date: 2011

Significant Professional or Academic Accomplishments: Clarissa Martinez entered SUNY College at Old Westbury in May 2007. A commuting student who wanted to become involved in student life, she ran successfully for the position of representative to commuters in the Student Government Association.

Senior year was a busy one for Clarissa beginning with summer research abroad supported by the Old Westbury Neuroscience International Program. During the fall semester, she presented research at ABRCMS. In February 2011, she presented at the 2011 ERN Conference in STEM. In April, she earned 1st place in the Natural Sciences category at the CSTEP Annual Conference for her supervised research presentation, “Detection of CTX-M-15 Extended Spectrum b-Lactamases in Clinical Isolates of Escherichia coli from the Community.”

Clarissa graduated in May, 2011 with a B.S. in biological sciences.


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