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Marymount Manhattan College
Department of Natural Sciences
221 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel. (212) 517-0653
Dr. Benedetta Sampoli Benitez joined the Faculty at
Marymount Manhattan College in the Fall of 2000. After graduating with honors in
Chemistry at the University of Florence, Italy, where she is from, she went on to
the University of California, San Diego for her PhD. While at UCSD, her main areas
of research were Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology. Upon completion of her graduate
studies in 1999 she worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as a research fellow.
At Marymount Manhattan College Dr. Sampoli Benitez teaches General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
and Chemistry and Society. In the future she will teach Biochemistry. Currently, as a Sokol grant
awardee, she is developing a interdisciplinary course with Dr. Faith Florer on "Drugs and the Brain".
In the Summer of 2002, as a NYU Scholar in residence, she started a collaboration with Dr. Tamar Schlick
in Computational Biochemistry and Molecular Modeling. She welcomes undergraduate students to work
with her. If interested, feel free to contact her.