Jill Bargonetti

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Jill Bargonetti, Ph. D, an American scientist and advocate of public higher education. She graduated from Bronx Science and received her Bachelor of Science from Purchase College, SUNY. "Following her years at Purchase, she went on to complete her M.S. and Ph.D. at New York University, followed by her Postdoc at Columbia University."[1]

Bargonetti teaches Biological Sciences at Hunter College. She chose to teach there because she "wanted to be a role model to students in a public institution like Hunter, where black, Hispanic and Asian students are the majority."[2]

Currently, her research revolves around breast cancer treatment.[3]

In 1997, Bargonetti received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.[4]


  1. ^ alumni profiles. "Profiles - Jill Bargonetti". Purchase.edu. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  2. ^ KAREN W. ARENSONPublished: May 29, 2001 (2001-05-29). "SCIENTIST AT WORK: JILL BARGONETTI; A Biologist's Choice Gives Priority to Students - New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  3. ^ rayogram. "BCRF :: Jill Bargonetti, PhD". Bcrfcure.org. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  4. ^ "The different faces of contemporary...". Ebony (Johnson Publishing Company). March 1998. pp. 84–. Retrieved 22 July 2013.