Dr. Sabina Sandigursky was born in Moldova, but grew up right here in New York City. She completed her undergraduate education at SUNY Binghamton. Sabina then completed a masters degree in microbiology and immunology at New York Medical College, where her masters thesis was titled Anthrax: Biowarfare, Virulence and Treatment. Sabina’s other research projects have included studies of virulent and non-virulent strains of Borrelia burgdorferi, studies of C. difficile epidemics in New York City hospitals, and studies of DNA glycosylase in Deinococcus radiodurans. She is an author on 5 manuscripts and a book chapter. Sabina completed her medical training at St. George’s University School of Medicine, and is currently completing her residency training at the Montefiore campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Sabina’s hobbies include long distance running, jazz and opera.