Tzippora Chwat

Tzippora Chwat is graduating from Macaulay Honors College at the City College of New York with a major in Biology and minors in English and Jewish Studies. Tzippora joined Dr. Bao Vuong’s lab in Spring 2018, conducting research on antibody diversification and DNA repair. She completed some of this research as a part of CCNY’s Opportunities in Research and Creative Arts program and received the Sharon D. Cosloy Undergraduate Scholarship in Biology. She is also the recipient of the 2021 Salk Scholarship and was named the 2021 Division of Science Valedictorian. Outside of the lab, she is the president of CCNY Women in Science and president of CCNY Hillel. She is also a Gift of Life Campus Ambassador and a member of the Division of Science Student Council. Tzippora is passionate about research and next year will attend the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences’ Program in Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, and Molecular Biology.

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