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Jennifer Sabour has 5+ years of experience as a health writer, science educator, and researcher. Her area of specialization includes microbiology and infectious diseases. She is also an active member of the American Research Educational Association (AERA) and the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), where she has collaborated with researchers to promote robust science education policy in the K-12, undergraduate, and graduate cohorts.
Jennifer attended Stony Brook University for her undergraduate degree and Brooklyn College for her Masters of Science in Biology.
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