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Biochemist , Molecular biologist

Christopher Richard Zito, American Ph.D. molecular biologist, and Ph.D. biochemist. Recipient of Hartford Business Journal's "40 under 40", NRSA Post-doctoral Award Recipient, The June Veckerelli Mem.l Award for Academic Excellence in Science1997, Annual Academy Research Assistantship award, University of New Haven, 1997-1998; fellow Annual Doctoral Academy Research fellow, Wesleyan University/National Institutes of Health, 1999—2001.


Zito, Christopher Richard was born on November 21, 1975 in New Haven. Son of Andrew Richard and Ann (Panico) Zito.


Bachelor of Science in Biological Science, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, 1997. Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of New Haven, 1998. Postgrad., Wesleyan University, Middletown.


Associate research scientist Department Pharmacology, Yale University, New Haven, 1994—1997. Independent research scientist Department Ob-Gyn., Yale University, 1997—1999. Research scientist, teaching assistant Wesleyan University, Middletown, since 1999.

Molecular biology consultant Yale University, New Haven, since 1997, radiation safety laboratory consultant, since 2000, hazardous waste laboratory instructor, since 2000.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.


Vol. North Haven Republican Election Committee, North Haven, 1994—2000. Board directors St. Tarsius Squire Circuit, New Haven, 1994—1997, Albertus Magnus College Campus Minister, New Haven, 1994—1997. Counselor Knights of Columbus, Hamden, 1994—1997.

Member of Knights of Columbus (3rd Degree Member since 1994, Squire Circle Counselor of the Year Award 1996 & 1997).


  • Other Interests

    Basketball, classical and contemporary piano, acoustic guitar, computers.


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