Roles & Responsibilities: Dr. Runco serves as the Director of Science Research guiding 11th and 12th Grade students into advanced research projects. She is a professional in the field of infectious diseases and science education and aims to provide rewarding science research experiences for advanced students. In addition to her role at NSHAHS, Dr. Runco also serves as a scientific consultant for a start-up biotechnology company, Codagenix, Inc. Codagenix's technology utilizes computer-based rational design of viral genomes for the design and construction of vaccines. Her expertise and generosity can be your greatest assets in putting together a research project that gels with your interests.
Courses taught: Science Research
Certifications: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Related Activities: Science Research Liaison for Science Competitions: Siemens, Regeneron STS, MIT Think, Google Science Fair,Long Island Science & Engineering Fair (LISEF), Long Island Science Congress (LISC), BioGENEius, Toshiba ExploraVision Team Competition, Conrad spirit of Innovation Challenge