Meet Sarah Cuccinello
Professor of Instruction I, Biology
Education: 2004, University of South Florida, B.S.
2011, University of South Florida, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Biological Science
Career Specialties: Sarah Cuccinello specializes in molecular biology. Cuccinellos' dissertation and post-doctoral research was focused on the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) signal transduction pathway that is activated upon exposure to TCDD, a persistent environmental contaminant. Prior to her work on AHR signaling, Cuccinello worked in a neuroscience research facility that specialized in high-throughput techniques to study the genomic and proteomic profiles associated with Alzheimer's disease, Tourette syndrome and traumatic head injury.
Professional and Community Activities: Cuccinello is a member of the Society for Toxicology in the Molecular Biology Specialty Section and served as the graduate student representative from 2008-2010.