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UC Biology Alumni News!

Our current biology majors are always looking for internshipresearch, and shadowing opportunities with UC Biology Alumni. If you have knowledge of such opportunities please contact Dr. Daniel Kurtz at and we will make our students aware of the opportunities.

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Beginning Spring 2015, we will post updates of what our grads are doing out there in the world so, if you know of something that we should share, please contact Dr. Sara Scanga at or Dr. Jessica Thomas at

Here's the News!

UC Biology alumna Mercy Tomy, M.D. (2009) publishes an article titled "Cryptogenic Diarrhea" in The American Journal of Medicine. Dr. Tomy currently practices in the Department of Internal Medicine at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ.

News Story - Maggie Wright's (2010) publication is described in a news story on Science Daily: Cells take sole responsibility for merkel cell maintenance.

NIH Predoctoral Training Grant in Genetics - Alex Rohacek (2011) has received a predoctoral research grant to support his research on Shh signalling in the development of the cochlea in the Genetics and Gene Regulation Program of the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.



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