McClintock graduated with a major in chemical and life science engineering and a minor in mathematical sciences and chemistry. McClintock conducted research in Thessaloniki, Greece, focusing on localized wastewater treatment using biological species. She hopes to map out a genetic circuit that can be used for water filtration. She is from New York City.
McClintock is a PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota for her dissertation titled, "Production of Specialty Chemicals Using Synthetic Biology and Metabolic Engineering
Specific Areas of Study: Synthetic Biology; Microbial Engineering; Fermentation; Specialty and Commodity Products ."