McNulty Fellow Amelia Brown ’18 publishes article in online Drosophilia Information Service

February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Amelia Brown ’18 (Biology) is a co-author on a paper published in the December 2017 edition of Drosophilia Information Service entitled “The use of 3D printing to facilitate Drosophilia behavior research.”  Specifically the paper highlights how consumer-level 3D printers and design software are supporting research in D. suzukii’s feeding preferences and ability to act […]

McNulty Fellow Asha Jacob ’18 Highlighted in Latest Student Spotlight

February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Once again, a McNulty student is featured in the latest Hawk’s Eye View Post! McNulty Fellow Asha Jacob ’18 is a senior biology and environmental science double major.  In her blog post, she recounts how her longtime interest in biology led her to discover a second academic passion in climate justice and social responsibility. Funded by the […]

Dinner and a Play, McNulty-Style!

January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last week, a group of McNulty students, along with Program Director Paul Angiolillo, PhD, and Faculty Mentor Christina King Smith, PhD, headed to Center City to catch the Lantern Theater Company’s production of Copenhagen, written by Michael Frayn and directed by Kittson O’Neill.  The play explores a fascinating mystery: why did German physicist Werner Heisenberg […]

McNulty Scholar Marisa Egan ’18 Shares Her Experiences in Newest Hawk’s Eye View Blog Post

January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Please check out the latest Hawk’s Eye View Post written by our very own Marisa Egan ’18, McNulty Scholar and senior biology major.  In her blog post, she talks about what the McNulty Scholars Program has meant to her as a student, as a woman, as a researcher and as an SJU Hawk. As she […]

Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 Receives ACS Leadership Award

December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 (Chemistry) has been selected for the 2018 Student Leadership Award by the American Chemical Society (ACS). This program recognizes emerging leaders in the ACS student chapter network and helps them prepare for leadership opportunities at volunteer organizations and in their professional career.  Early next year, Elise will attend the 2018 […]

McNulty Students Published in the Journal Microorganisms

December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar and Alumna Valerie Jenkins ’17 and McNulty Fellow Sarah Muche ’19  were co-authors on a paper published in the most recent issue of Microorganisms. They reported on a small regulatory RNA in the enteropathogenic bacteria, E. coli.  This paper highlights the importance of regulatory RNA’s in modulating pathogenetic pathways and might suggest ways […]

McNulty Scholar Lakshmi Narayanam ’19 Presents at MCCS Conference

November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week, McNulty Scholar Lakshmi Narayanam ’19 attended the 16th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society (MCCS) Symposium and Poster Session in Washington, D.C.  She presented the research she has been conducting under the guidance of faculty mentor, biologist Jennifer Tudor, PhD., which focuses on Fragile X Syndrome (FXS), the leading monogenic cause of autism […]

McNulty Scientists Build Volcanoes with 6th Grade STEM-inistas!

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, a team of McNulty scientists–Ashley Frankenfield ’19, Maura Flynn ’21 and Iswarya Vel ’21–volunteered at the Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science (PAGES) mini-conference at Chestnut Hill College.  There, they shared their love of science and chemical reactions with a group of 6th grade girls, working with them to build mini volcanoes.  They talked about […]

Dr. Jennifer Tudor, McNulty Faculty Mentor, Earns Sleep Research Society Honor

October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jennifer C. Tudor Ph.D., assistant professor of biology and faculty mentor to two McNulty Program Scholars, has earned an Outstanding Early Investigator Award Honorable Mention from the Sleep Research Society for her 2016 study “Sleep deprivation impairs memory by attenuating mTORC1-dependent protein synthesis.” As reported by Katie Smith ’18 for SJU News, Dr. Tudor’s study […]

The McNulty Scholars Program Hosts Guest Speaker Celeste M. Nelson, PhD, from Princeton University

October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday October 18, we welcomed to campus the McNulty Program’s Annual Guest Lecturer, Celeste M. Nelson, PhD, Professor, Departments of Chemical & Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology, Princeton University.  Dr. Nelson met with McNulty students over lunch and in a subsequent meeting to share her experiences and insights as a woman in STEM, as […]