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1000 Inspiring Black Scientists

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Professor Jill Bargonetti is among “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America” listed in the high impact Cell Press. Hunter College was represented by Biology faculty member Jill Bargonetti and Biology alumnus Erich Jarvis. Many other CUNY faculty and alumni also made the list. To read more about look through the entire list, visit: https://crosstalk.cell.com/blog/1000-inspiring-black-scientists-in-america (link is external)

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